The Cotuit Kettleers (5-8) didn't put up much of a fight on Saturday, as the Wareham Gatemen (7-7) cruised to a blowout 11-2 win at Lowell Park.
The Wareham Gatemen scored four runs in the fifth on , a two-run single by Cole Sturgeon, and a fielder's choice.
Daniel Palka reached base four times. He scored two runs and had one RBI. He homered in the third inning and singled in the sixth inning.
Nicholas Rumbelow shut down the Cotuit Kettleers while he was on the mound. Rumbelow held the Cotuit Kettleers hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out four.
Jared Ruxer recorded his first win of the year for the Wareham Gatemen. He allowed one run over 4 2/3 innings. Ruxer struck out seven, walked three and gave up seven hits.
Jordan Smith (0-3) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed five runs.