High Point, NC - The High Point Rockers shutout the New Britain Bees 2-0 after a pitchers duel between Tyler Herron and Anthony Marzi.
Herron worked out of first, third, and fourth inning jams on his way to a scoreless six innings. The Rockers loaded the bases in the fifth inning, but Anthony Marzi worked out of the one-out jam with a strikeout and pop out to end the inning.
The Bees relieved Marzi in the seventh inning, allowing the Rockers to capitalize. Myles Schroder delivered an RBI single, driving in Breland Almadova who came on as a pinch runner for Quincy Latimore. An RBI fielder’s choice by Almadova forced Josh Mazzola out at second, but allowed Stephen Cardullo to bring the Rockers’ lead to 2-0.
The winning pitcher tonight was Herron, recording three strikeouts and scattering six hits. Trevor Frank recorded the save for the Rockers, his fourth of the season. Frank retired the Bees in order in the ninth. Marzi finished his night with 8 strikeouts, allowing 8 hits in his scoreless performance. Sam Gervacio recorded his second loss of the season on Monday night.
The Rockers will be back in action at BB&T Point tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. for game two of the three-game series against the New Britain Bees. Fans can head over to HighPointRockers.com or call (336) 888-1000 to learn about our themed games, promotions, and more!