An outstanding effort by Omar Javier hoisted the Newark Bears (32-61) to a 2-1 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs on Saturday at Bears_Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
Javier kept the Lincoln Saltdogs off the board during his seven innings of work. Javier struck out eight and allowed one walk and three hits.
The Newark Bears staved off the Lincoln Saltdogs as the Lincoln Saltdogs were unable to match the Newark Bears down the stretch.
The Lincoln Saltdogs scored one run in the eighth on an RBI single by David Espinosa. Unfortunately, the Lincoln Saltdogs weren't able to take the lead back.
Justin Edwards took the loss for the Lincoln Saltdogs. He lasted just seven innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed two runs.