AUBURN, N.Y. — After a rough couple of games, the Jamestown Jammers home run power surfaced Wednesday in defeating the Auburn Doubledays, 4-2.
The win snapped a two-game slide and allowed the Jammers (38-26) to maintain a lead the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division lead as the season rolls toward its final weeks.
The win allowed Jamestown to hold a one-game lead over Batavia (36-26) who swept a doubleheader from Williamsport (35-29) yesterday, 4-3 and 4-1.
Leading off the second frame, the NYP league leader in home runs — Marcell Ozuna — hit his team record 18th roundtripper of the season making it 1-0.
In the third, Dallas Hord reached on an error and eventually scored on a wild pitch.
The Doubledays tied it at 2 scoring twice off of starter Adam Veres. Jamestown re-took the lead as Noah Perio and James Wooster homered for a 4-2 advantage.
The clubs played the final five and a half innings scoreless and Jamestown improved to 12 games over .500.
The sixth and final game of the series is scheduled tonight at 7:05 p.m. in Auburn.