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.
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.
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)
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)