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West Haven Tops Orange in Game 1 of DH; FedEx Asks Redskins to Change Name

A family trip to Piurek Field(ah yes, the field named after the great coach I played for at West Haven, Whitey Piurek) to take in Game 1 of a Twinbill between West Haven and Orange. Turned out to be a very entertaining game. West Haven grabbed a 5-0 lead with 5 runs in the 3rd inning. But Orange tied it at 5 with 1 in the 3rd and 4 in the 4th. West Haven scored 3 runs in the 6th and won the game 8-5. Brendan Palmer was the winning pitcher in relief. Daniel Izzo drove in the game winning rbi with an rbi double in the 6th. Hunter Axelrod had 2 rbis, Michael Boni had a single and 3 rbis and Lorenzo Espinal had 2 hits and an rbi for West Haven. Sebastian Formica had a triple and 2 rbis and Jake Crow had 2 hits and scored 2 runs for Orange. Willy was loved by all the ladies at the game. ( I must say I was a little jealous)

Orange got revenge, winning Game 2 6-4. Jake Crow had 4 hits completing a 6 for 7 DH. Will Rotko was the winning pitcher.

East Haven beat Branford 7-2. Jake Marquardt was the winning pitcher. Gianni Mumford had a double, triple and 3 rbis for East Haven.

Milford shutout New Haven 9-0. Jason Giambra pitched a no hitter for Milford. Ryan Jordan had a triple and Sam Sinisgalli had 2 hits and 2 rbis for Milford.

Madison defeated Wallingford 5-2. Aiden Patrick was the winning pitcher, Mac Messier had the save and the 2 combined on a 1 hitter. Jared Kuryan had an rbi double and scored 2 runs for Madison.

In the 17u Division, Hamden beat Shelton 4-2. Sean McGarry was the winning pitcher.

Orange beat Branford 8-0.

In other news:

FedEx has asked the Washington Redskins to change their name. FedEx owns the naming rights to the franchise's stadium. FedEx got Washington's stadium naming rights in 1999. It runs through 2025.

A total of 344 NBA players have been tested for the Coronavirus and 25 players tested positive.

Edmonton will host the Stanley Cup Final.

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