The Newark (5-2) and the Worcester (2-4) volleyed the lead four times on Sunday, but the Newark came out on top for a 9-6 win on Sunday at Bears _ Eagles Riverfront Stadi.
Courtney Billingslea did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Newark , reaching base two times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He homered in the second inning.
The Worcester 's lineup had no answer for Matt Fitton. Fitton gave up just one hit, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his 2 2/3 innings of work.
Kevin Cooper was charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed eight runs in 6 2/3 innings, walked none and struck out six.
The Newark didn't relinquish the lead after scoring five runs in the seventh inning when they scored on two singles and 2s.