Patrick Biondi was cold coming off the bench, but Biondi warmed up quickly as Biondi stroked a key pinch-hit double in the six to lead the Cotuit Kettleers (1-0) to a 3-2 win over the Hyannis Harbor Hawks (0-1) on Thursday at Lowell Park.
With the Cotuit Kettleers trailing by two, Biondi came to the plate and doubled.
Biondi racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Cotuit Kettleers.
John-Austin Shepard helped the Cotuit Kettleers pull ahead for the duration in the eighth inning. With the score tied at two in the eighth inning, Shepard came to the plate and doubled, scoring Alex Johnson.
Dan Slania pitched lights out for the Cotuit Kettleers. Slania held the Hyannis Harbor Hawks hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out two.
Sasha Kuebel ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.