The Bedford team erased a 4-0 deficit with six runs in the third inning. The next time at bat, trailing 7-6, Bedford added three runs to secure the lead for good, thanks to Kai Slesher, who hit an inside-the-park home run with a full count and two runners on base.
Paul Stewart also had two base hits for the winners. Lucien Ackerley had a season-best game with the bat. Nolan Borella and Brendan Comeau sealed the win, combining two innings of scoreless relief. Middlesex White played an error-free game.
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Trailing 4-0 with only two hits over five innings, Bedford’s under-12 Middlesex Blue Babe Ruth summer team exploded for eight runs in the sixth en route to a come-from-behind 8-6 victory over Winchester.
The outburst was led by a line-drive shot to the fence by Vincenzo Signori. Riley Leavell-Coldwell also drove in two runs with a double.
Nick Brecher pitched three innings, allowing only two earned runs for the win. The team has not won four of its five games halfway through the schedule.
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