MONARCHS (16-7) 6
SNOW CATS (18-4) 2
John Gassler (NYU) tossed five innings of two-hit ball to halt the Snow Cats’ winning streak at 11 games. The 6-foot-1 southpaw allowed two hits and three walks but struck out 10 of the 19 batters he faced. He had nine strikeouts by the fourth inning and escaped a bases-loaded jam in his final inning of work. Gassler is now 4-0 on the season and sports an ERA of 2.45.
SNOW CATS (19-4) 4
DP ORANGE (9-13) 1
Led by strong pitching performances, the Snow Cats managed to brush off Game 1 and resume their winning ways in Game 2. Allen Murphy (St. John Fisher) gave up just one run on three hits over four innings of work. The righty struck out four of the 16 batters he faced. Rojo Prarie (William and Mary) faced the minimum in the final three innings for his sixth save of the year. He gave up no hits and struck out two.