4th win in a row for the Rocket, which makes short work of the Dukes
COATICOOK | Fans of the Julien-Morin stadium saw their favorites, the Coaticook Rocket, sign a convincing 10-0 victory over the Dukes of Longueuil on Friday night. Rocket starter Dylan Gagnon had a splendid performance, yielding only one hit to the Dukes.
Gagnon (1-0) (on the picture) pitched five and a third innings in the game and gave up his only hit of the game to Samuel Rajotte in the third inning. Esteban St-Pierre was the only one to hit another hit for Longueuil, against reliever Alexis Leclerc.
Longueuil is now only one game ahead of Coaticook at the top of the Rawlings section. The Dukes cash a second straight setback, while Coaticook obtains a fourth consecutive victory.
The Rocket’s attack, as was the case a few times already this season, was masterfully led by Loïc Jolicoeur-Pomerleau, who obtained four RBIs in the game. Anthony Fournier also produced three runs for Coaticook in the win, as four different Rocket hitters scored two runs.
The defeat, for Longueuil, goes to the record of Félix Côté (2-2), who gave up three earned runs on five hits, in four innings of work.
Victory at the finish line of the Pirates 440 Chevrolet
LAVAL | Late 5-2 after five innings, the Laval Pirates 440 Chevrolet closed the gap at the end of the game against the Bisons Desjardins of Saint-Eustache to finally win 7-6 on Friday night in the LBJÉQ.
After two points for the Pirates 440 Chevrolet at the end of the sixth inning to bring the game to one point, Saint-Eustache regained an additional point in the start of the seventh to lead 6 to 4, thanks to a walk on balls. with the goals filled by Jérémy Therien.
But at the end of the seventh, while Félix Lefebvre was on the trails, Olivier Mayrand slammed a home run, his second of the season, to create a tie 6 to 6. And then, with Kevin Griffin positioned in the third cushion. , Kevin Griffin produced his second point of the game with a sacrifice ball in left field which gave the victory to Laval on the wire late in the game.
Nathan Primeau (1-1) obtained the victory by throwing a third of an inning at the start of the seventh. He was the fourth pitcher used by manager Sébastien Rivest in this game, after Gabriel Archambault pitched the first four innings of the game. For Saint-Eustache, relieving Nicolas Legault, Antoine Laplante (0-1) could not save the match, allowing two earned runs on two hits.
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