Offense Struggles in Series Finale

By Williamsport Crosscutters | July 14, 2014 10:28 PM ET

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…

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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