JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Auburn jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning Wednesday against the Jamestown Jammers. Armed with an early lead, the visiting Doubledays never looked back claiming the 6-2 victory in front of 659 fans at Diethrick Park.
It was the fifth straight loss for Jamestown, now 15-23. Auburn improved to 18-20.
Jamestown scored a run in the bottom of the second. Michael Suchy hit a booming triple to the right-center and crossed the plate on a sacrifice fly by designated hitter Kevin Krause.
In the top of the fifth the Doubledays added three more runs to lead 6-1.
The Jammers then scored as David Andriese doubled to left and later scored on an RBI-single by Erik Forgione.
Jamestown’s Tyler Eppler (0-2) settled down after his rough first inning. In 4 1/3 innings, he gave up four hits, four runs (two earned) and struck out four. Julio Eusebio gave up three runs before Luis Urena pitched the final 2 1/3 innings, not giving up any runs.
Suchy collected three hits and David Andriese two.
The Jammers now head to Batavia with today being a double header starting at 5:05 p.m. The Jammers will also play in Batavia Friday night, before welcoming the Muckdogs to town for one game Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. It’s Pirate Pride Night with the Pirate Parrot making his second-ever appearance in Jamestown.