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Wheeler, Lincoln pitch Easthampton to victory

Dakota Wheeler and Kevin Lincoln combined on a two-hit shutout as Easthampton won its season-opener against Frontier 1-0 in Mickey Mantle baseball action Saturday at home.

Wheeler went six innings and struck out seven to earn the win, while Lincoln tossed a scoreless seventh for the save.

Lincoln added two hits in the victory.

Sky Torres scored Easthampton’s only run of the game on a Jake Laprade sacrifice fly in the fourth.

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Springfield 6, Easthampton 5 — Chris Starcun had a triple and an RBI, but Easthampton lost its opener on the road Sunday.

Justin Edinger scored a pair of runs in the loss.

Mickey Mantle

Easthampton 1, Frontier 0

Frontier 000 000 0—0 2 0

Easthampton 000 100 0—1 2 2

WP - Wheeler; LP - Muczyea; Save - Lincoln

Records: Frontier (0-2) Easthampton (1-0)

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Springfield 6, Easthampton 5

Easthampton 100 400 0—5 3 1

Springfield 212 010 0—6 5 1

WP - Allen ; LP - Krol;

Records: Easthampton (0-1) Springfield (1-0)

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