Pregame: Navs @ Sanford


The Game

The North Shore Navigators, set to visit the Sanford Mainers tonight, had a three-game winning streak snapped on Sunday in an 11-2 loss to the Newport Gulls. Still, they have won five of seven and are now deadlocked in a three-way tie for first place with both Sanford and Newport, who is not in action tonight. Sanford, which defeated North Shore 2-1 on a walk-off error June 15, lost 9-2 last night to Newport at Cardines Field.

The Pitchers
NS – LHP Michael Johnson (1-0, 0.90)
SAN – RHP Nate Jones (1-0, 1.69)
Lefty Michael Johnson makes his third start for the Navs tonight in Maine. Johnson, the NECBL Pitcher of the Week in Week 1 of the season, has been the Navs best starter thus far, compiling a 1-0 record with a miniscule 0.90 ERA. Meanwhile Jones, who posted a 5.67 ERA in 23 appearances at Wake Forest as a freshman, allowed just one run on one hit over 5.1 innings June 14 at Keene in his only start to date on the season.

The Lineup
Matt McGovern rf
Clinton Harwick ss
Eric Jagielo lf
Jacob Schrader 1b
Michael Dunster 2b
Matt Boulter 3b
Chase Harrison dh
Blake Berger c
Saulyer Saxon cf

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