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Blue Sox Lose to Vermont Mountaineers, 7 to 1 Tuesday

bluesox2013MONTPELIER, VT (WGGB) — The Holyoke Blue Sox played against the Vermont Mountaineers Tuesday night in Vermont and after 7 innings they were only able to score one run, ending up with a loss against their competitors.

Blue Sox player, Henry van Zant was able to keep Vermont at bay through the first several innings.  He allowed only three runs through six innings of work but the offense didn’t support him as best they could.

Down 3-0 in the top of the sixth inning, the Blue Sox player Jacob Bruce was able to score.

That was the only run though that the Mountaineers allowed using four pitchers to seal a league-leading 14th victory with a 7-1 win.

The Blue Sox play again on Wednesday against the Saratoga Brigade at Mackenzie Stadium.

Fans that come out to the game have the chance to win if the Blue Sox take the game. With a Holyoke victory fans would get a free ticket to the July 4th game against the Danbury Westerners.

First pitch Wednesday is set for 6:35 p.m.

Overall the Holyoke Blue Sox have dropped to 9-8 and our now 4.5 games behind the Vermont Mountaineers in the Western Division.