Jordan Betts went 1-4 and hit a home run as the Orleans Firebirds (21-18) took home a 2-0 victory over the Cotuit Kettleers (23-16) at Lowell Park on Tuesday.He homered in the fifth inning.
The Orleans Firebirds got the win thanks in large part to Trent Szkutnik's dominant, three-strikeout performance. The Orleans Firebirds' pitcher gave up just five hits over five shutout innings.
Despite the loss, the Cotuit Kettleers' Evan Beal dominated the Orleans Firebirds' batters, giving up two runs and striking out six.
Drew Jackson went a perfect 2-2 at the plate for the Cotuit Kettleers. He singled in the second inning and doubled in the fifth inning.
Beal ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his third loss of the year.