Lakers win three of four to start season
VERO BEACH, Fla. – The Iowa Lakes continued play on its spring break trip Monday.
In game one, the Lakers suffered their first lost, 10-4, to Westchester. Christopher Rivera took the loss on the mound for the Lakers, who held a 2-1 lead heading into the top of the fifth inning when Westchester scored five runs.
Offensively, the Lakers managed just three hits. Anthony Stewart was 1-3 with two RBI and Jaryd Marks was 1-3.
Iowa Lakes bounced back with a 2-1 victory over the Canadian Baseball Academy.
Angel Samot pitched all seven innings, giving up just two hits and striking out seven.
At the plate, Luis Reyes led Iowa Lakes, going 2-3. Luis Rodriguez was 1-2 with an RBI and Jose Hernandez was 1-2.
The Iowa Lakes baseball team opened the season with two victories against the Ontario Blue Jays.
Iowa Lakes took game one 9-4. Bryan Lopez earned the victory. In five innings of work, he struck out four and gave up four runs.
Offensively, the Lakers’ Luis Reyes was 2-4 with a double and Jaryd Marks was 1-2 with an RBI. Brett Muron had a hold and Joel Cooke pitched one inning.
Iowa Lakes’ Pedro Castro shut out the Blue James in game two, 6-0. Castro went the distance, striking out seven of the 23 batters while giving up just one hit.
At the plate, Marks was 1-1 with a double and two RBI. Anthony Stewart was 2-3 and Homar Gonzales and Danny Cruse each went 1-2.
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W-Medico; L-Christopher Rivera
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Ontario001 120 1 4 8 0
Iowa Lakes152 010 x 9 7 5
W-Bryan Lopez; L-Bahadur
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Iowa Lakes 001 005 x 6 7 2
W-Pedro Castro; L-Moursalien