LOWELL, MA -- The New York-Penn League game between the Vermont Lake Monsters and Lowell Spinners on Wednesday night at LeLecheur Park was suspended by rain with the score tied 0-0 after two innings. The game will resume on Thursday at 11:05 am and will be followed by the scheduled regular-season finale for both team.
Both starting pitchers dominated the first two innings with Lowell's Nick Duron striking out five of the seven Lake Monsters batter he faced with the only baserunner allowed coming on a two-out walk in the first inning. Meanwhile Vermont starter Jesus Luzardo retired all six batters that he faced including two strikeouts in each inning for four total.
The suspended game will resume on Wednesday in the top of the third inning and remains a scheduled nine-inning contest. After the completion of the suspended game, the two teams will play a seven-inning contest to conclude the 2017 regular-season.
The 2017 Stedler Division champion Lake Monsters will begin the NY-Penn League playoffs at historic Centennial Field on Saturday at 6:05 pm when they host the opener of a best-of-three game Semifinal series against either Hudson Valley, Mahoning Valley or Staten Island. Tickets for Saturday's playoff game can be purchased 24/7 here on the team website or in person (or by phone at 655-6611) Thursday-Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday starting at 10 am at the Centennial Field Ticket Office.
Paul Stanfield is the Media Relations Director for the Vermont Lake Monsters.
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