The Chatham Anglers (24-10) beat the Bourne Braves (16-18) 7-3 on Thursday at Veterans Field behind Jimmy Pickens, who went 2-4 and hit a home run.He homered in the second inning and singled in the fourth inning.
The Bourne Braves couldn't get anything going as long as Dominic Moreno was pitching. The Bourne Braves managed just one hit off of Moreno, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during his three innings of work.
Mark Laird had a hot bat for the Bourne Braves. Laird went 4-5 and drove in one. He singled in the first, third, fifth, and seventh innings.
Kris Gardner ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just four innings, walked three, struck out three, and allowed four runs.