A four-run explosion in the fourth inning spurred the Orleans Firebirds (12-3) to a 7-0 win over the Wareham Gatemen (8-7) at Spillane Field on Sunday.
Jerad Grundy brought the heat against the Wareham Gatemen during his outing. Grundy gave up just one hit, allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out four during his five innings of work.
Nicholas Rumbelow was effective even in defeat, mowing down five the Orleans Firebirds batters and allowing zero runs.
Frederick Shepard ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in four innings, walked four and struck out eight.