Jordan Luplow went 2-4 and hit a home run, helping the Orleans Firebirds (23-19) to a 1-0 victory over the Chatham Anglers (26-16) on Saturday at Veterans Field.He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Corey Miller struck out three hitters en route to the the Orleans Firebirds win. The Orleans Firebirds' pitcher gave up just six hits over five shutout innings.
Dante Flores was solid at the plate for the Chatham Anglers. Flores went 3-4. He doubled in the third inning and singled in the first and fifth innings.
The Orleans Firebirds had no answer for Mitch Merten, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. The Orleans Firebirds managed just one hit off of Merten, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his two innings of work.
Dominic Moreno (3-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just four innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed one run.