Rookie Braves meet Rangers in Jr. Major opener
The Milford Junior Major League Rookie Braves were in action vs the Rangers for both teams opening game.
The Braves were paced offensively by William LeCuyer 3-for-3 with two runs scored, Matthew Sissick 3-for-3 with two runs scored, Logan Harriman 2-for-3, Luis Lozada 2-for-3, four RBIs and Kevin Chen.
Defensively the Braves were bolstered by the performances of LeCuyer (2B, SS), Lozada (1B, 3B), Sissick (3B, CF), Ruby Moretti (LF, 3B), Michael Smith (SS), PJ Fiallos (RF, P), James Cavallaro ( P, CF), Caleb Jordan (CF, P), Chen (C, 1B) and Harriman (OF, C).
The game ball was awarded to Ruby Moretti.
The Braves next met the Braves in what was a highly competitive game on both sides.
The Braves were led at the plate by William LeCuyer 3-for-3, Luis Lozada 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored, Logan Harriman 2-for-3 and Michael Smith 2-for-3 with a triple.
In the field the Braves were solid led by LeCuyer (2B, CF, C), Lozada (1B, 2B, LF), Matthew Sissick (3B, CF), Smith (SS, CF), Harriman (C, LF), Kevin Chen (3B, C), Ruby Moretti (SS, LF), PJ Fiallos (RF, 3B) and Caleb Jordan (CF, P, 2B).
The game ball was awarded to Luis Lozada for his performance both at the plate and in the field.
The Braves will be in action again on Sunday, May 11 vs the Red Sox at John Francis Field with a 6:30 p.m. start.