The Crosscutters struggled offensively in the finale of a 3-game series with the Tri-City ValleyCats Monday night at Susquehanna Bank Park at Bowman Field getting shutout 4-0.
Cutters SP David Whitehead dealt his fourth quality start of the season for the Cutters, giving up 2 runs on 8 hits and striking out 3, but was credited with the loss Monday night.
Catcher Deivi Grullon was 2 for 3 on the night picking up half of the Cutters hits. Williamsport did not have a runner get past second base the entire game.
RP Feliberto Sanchez allowed two runs over two innings and RP Frank Rivas had a scoreless ninth.
Chase Harris had a single and Emmanuel Marrero had the only extra base hit for the Cutters with a double.
The loss moves the Cutters to 17-14 but keeps them a half game behind Batavia for the lead in the wildcard standings.
The Crosscutters head to Staten Island for a 3-game series followed by a 3-game series in Brooklyn.
Williamsport returns home on Tuesday, July 22 to face the Batavia Muckdogs on Penn College Pack the Park night.
Cutters Carvings: Aaron Brown had an outfield assist when he threw out Alex Hernandez at the plate in the fifth inning…Chase Harris had a single…Emmanuel Marrero had the only extra base hit for the Cutters with a double…Deivi Grullon provided two singles…The Cutters have a scheduled off day tomorrow before heading out on a 6-game road trip to New York City on Wednesday…