Game Stories - Majors 70
Dodgers edge Red Sox in opener (April 24)
The Paula Russo Sughrue,RE Dodgers defeated the Middlesex Surgical Assoc Red Sox 6-5 in the season's opening game for both teams. Patrick Gogolin's first swing of the season was a mighty one as he lined a rope over the left field fence for a two-run run home run, scoring Henry Wassarman. The Dodgers completed their four run 1st inning when Jihyun Kang (1B) and Jack Centurelli (BB) scored following a Wilder Murphy single. The Red Sox closed the gap to one in the home half of the inning when Jack Siciliano, Declan Mahoney and Gannon Austin scored after solid base hits.
The Dodgers got one back in the 3rd inning when Patrick Gogolin (2B) was brought home on Kang's single.
Blake Courtney and Kang combined for 13 strikeouts for the Dodgers while Red Sox' Siciliano, Mahoney and Austin K'd fifteen, collectively. The speedy Thomas Mackey contributed 2 base hits for the Sox.
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