Baseball BlueClaws Pitching and Timely Hitting Contributes to 2-1 Win over Columbia by Scott Mahnken May 11, 2018 The Lakewood BlueClaws pitchers continue to baffle the Columbia RiverDogs hitters and won another close game 2-1, improving their record to 18-15. Charleston dropped under .500 to 16-17. Two BlueClaws home runs provided all the run support the team would need in yet another closely contested battle. Lakewood first run came off the bat of third baseman Jake Scheiner 4th blast of the year in the fourth inning gave the BlueClaws a 1-0 lead. They increased their lead to 2-0 when first baseman Gregori Rivero went deep for his second dinger of the year. Charlestown put up their lone run in the seventh, but strong BlueClaw pitching kept them in check. Spenser Howard (3-2) earned the win after tossing six innings of 3-hit shutout ball, while striking out seven RiverDogs. Julian Garcia pitched the seventh to record his fourth hold and Kyle was credited with his fourth save. Post Views: 741 The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Scott Mahnken Latest posts by Scott Mahnken (see all) The Future of Eli Manning a True Catch 22 - December 22, 2018 The future of Cespedes leaving the Mets in limbo? - December 17, 2018 NJ high school stars to watch in upcoming college bowl games - December 17, 2018 St. John’s Hopes to Storm to a 12-0 Start - December 14, 2018 Related Topics Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Can't Miss Posts! 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions: Play-In Round by Will Wiegelman | posted on June 22, 2020 Pascack Hills Grad Brianna Musco Finds Calling in Music by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on July 23, 2020 Talent Has No Gender: Crystal Bradford Gears Up for Major “Hoopquality” Event (Video) by Candace Cordelia | posted on July 21, 2020 Ranking all 32 Projected Starting QBs ahead of the 2020 NFL Season by Peter Snyder | posted on April 30, 2020 Montclair State junior Jack Barteck shares his passion for sports journalism by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on August 9, 2020 Podcasts More in Baseball MLB Discussing Playoff Hubs Southern California, the greater Chicago area and the New York metropolitan area could host... Zach Plesac Sent Home For Breaking COVID Protocols Plesac left the team hotel and went out with friends. MLB Welcomes Michele Meyer-Shipp as Chief People and Culture Officer This month, Major League Baseball took another step forward in its inclusion efforts, as... Nate Roe: Front Office By Day, Star Pitcher By Night Nate Roe retired and was working in the Somerset Patriots front office this winter.... Lancaster Storms Past Patriots 11-1 Has Michael Conforto finally regained his mojo?