ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The Elmira Pioneers shutout Newark to begin a two game series.
Elmira beat Newark in the first game of a home and home series, on Tuesday. The Pioneers bats were hot at home, scoring all 8 of their runs in 4 innings. The Pios effort was led by a 1 for 2 night at the plate from Nick Bisaccia, scoring 2 RBIs and 1 run. Five Pioneers recorded at least 1 RBI on the night.
On the mound Elmira put together a shutout performance between 3 of their pitchers, holding Newark to just 4 hits. Devin Murray went 5 innings with 5 strikeouts. Murray was relived by Christian Zilli, who tossed 2 no-hit innings with 3 strikeouts. Sayre grad Nic Ficarro closed out the game for the Pios, allowing just 1 hit and holding the Pilots scoreless.
Elmira moves to (2-2) on the on the season and will look for another win in Newark tomorrow night at 7:05 p.m.