The Nashua Silver Knights (12-5) built an early lead against the Marthas Vineyard Sharks (6-9), scoring five runs in the first inning, en route to a 7-2 win on Thursday at Holman Stadium.
Chris Shaw racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Nashua Silver Knights. He homered in the first inning.
The Marthas Vineyard Sharks had no answer for Connor Root, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. Root held the Marthas Vineyard Sharks hitless over 1 2/3 innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two.
Nick Poore got the win, running his season record to 1-1. He struck out four, walked none and surrendered 10 hits.
Dan Weigel was charged with his third loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in four innings, walked two and struck out four.