Baseball: Greenwich wins series from Trumbull

Trumbull Post 141’s American Legion baseball team lost a 1-0 decision to host Greenwich in 10 innings on Sunday.

Greenwich took the third game to win the series and improve to 9-1 on the season.

Greenwich will host Bridgeport on Monday at 5:30 at the high school.

Trumbull, 10-2, will host Westport (2-8) on Tuesday at 5:30.

Greenwich’s Will Deteso led off the 10th with an infield single and went to second on an errant throw. Ryan King was safe when his sacrifice bunt turned into a fielder’s choice.

With runners on the corners, Trumbull intentionally walked Alex Loparco to load the bases for Eric Mini, who slugged a first-pitch single to right.

Conor Langon pitched into the seventh, before being relieved by Loparco and Aaron Schur.

Chris O’Brien pitched the first six innings for Trumbull, allowing three hits with three strikeouts and no walks. Justin Waldek pitched shutout ball the next two frames.

For Trumbull, an infield hit in the second by Vin DeRubeis and a single to center in the ninth by Dustin Sequeira were the lone hits.

Greenwich turned double plays in the first and fifth innings to kill Trumbull chances.

The best scoring chance for Trumbull was in the eighth, when Andrew Lojko and Jack Lynch reached base with a hit by pitch and walk respectively.

After a failed bunt attempt (pop to pitcher), Simon Whiteman reached on a fielder’s choice to put runners on the corners. On a double steal attempt to try and score the game’s first run in a rundown, Whiteman was tagged out before Lojko scored.

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