Williamsport, P.A. - The Cutters bats were silenced in their 6-1 loss to State College, being held to just two hits on the night
Manuel Silva got the start and pitched well, allowing just two runs, one earned, over six innings of work. The lefty allowed four hits and three walks while striking out eight Spikes batters in the outing, suffering the loss, his 5th of the season.
Fraynel Casadilla was strong for State College, holding the Cutters scoreless over seven innings, striking out 10 and allowing one hit and one walk in the process.
Austin Ross gave the Cutters a pair of scoreless innings of relief, working around three hits and a walk, while striking out four to keep the Crosscutters in the ball game.
Oscar Marcelino had a tough outing, allowing four runs, all earned, on five hits in one innings of work, the top of the 9th. Marcelino did not record a strikeout and walked one.
The Cutters lone run came on the bottom of the 8th inning after a 33 minute rain delay. Seth Lancaster opened the frame with a double down the left field line, and was scored on a RBI ground out by Jesus Henriquez to cut the deficit at the time to 2-1.
The Crosscutters head to Batavia for the final time in 2018, opening a four game in three day series against the Muckdogs. The first day will feature a doubleheader starting at 5:05 p.m. at Dwyer Stadium.
Cutter Carvings - The Crosscutters were held to two hits, a single by Keudy Bocio and the Double by Seth Lancaster being the lone hits... Williamsport is now 4-6 against the Spikes with three more meetings left at the end of the season... The Cutters finished the night 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position...
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