RINCON, PR – The New Hampshire Wild have swept the Aguada Explorers and remain undefeated as Explorers are now without a win in 2018.
The Explorers seemed to be on their way to victory early on as they took their first lead of 2018 in the 2nd inning but the Wild answered right back with a run of their own.
It was not until the 5th inning when the game was tied that the Wild broke it open that started with an error by Explorers third baseman Cory Slater to allow the go ahead run to score. Two more scored on the next hitter when the ball ended in Center field after the relay throw was cutoff on a single.
The Explorers had 7 total hits in the game with Bronson Pulgados leading the way with 2 hits including a double. The Wild scored 5 runs on eleven hits in which 4 different Wild hitters had 2 hits. Figueroa, Den Beste continue their hitting streak.
Explorers Starter Andre Solomon tossed 5 great inning allowing just 2 earned runs but no defensive help. Benny Collesano earned his first win of the season after going for 7 innings allowing just 1 run on 5 hits and striking out 3.
Both teams will have a day off before returning to action on Tuesday afternoon.