Legion: Stamford sweeps away Trumbull
Trumbull’s Senior American Legion baseball team saw its 11-game winning streak end with three consecutive setbacks to first-place Stamford this weekend. After dropping a double header on Saturday, Trumbull lost 5-2 at home, on Sunday morning.
Trumbull fell to 18-7 and Stamford improved to 23-2 in Zone 4 play.
In Sunday's loss, Kris DiCocco and Simon Whiteman both doubled – producing the only hits for Trumbull – off Stamford starting pitcher Pete Horn. Trumbull starter Frank Puglia allowed five hits and struck out four batters in six innings and reliever Matt Fasoli pitched a perfect frame. Stamford capitalized on its hits, three walks, and a pair of errors.
Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Trumbull loaded the bases with no outs but managed only one run, on Daniel Mendez’s RBI ground out.
Stamford tacked on a pair of runs in the fifth for a 5-1 cushion. Trumbull got its second run, in the sixth, when Frank LePegna Jr led off with a walk and scored on DiCocco’s two-out double to right center field.
Trumbull and Greenwich (18-8) are battling for second place and the teams are scheduled to meet today at 5:30 p.m. at Havermeyer Field in Greenwich.