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Clams Hit Their Way To Their 6th Straight Win

Clams Hit Their Way To Their 6th Straight Win

The Edenton Steamers won their sixth straight game Thursday night from Historic Hicks field as they defeated the Peninsula Pilots 10-4 in six innings.

The game was called in the sixth inning due to rain.

The Clams continued their long ball barrage as Quincy Hamilton and Colin Adams both hit two homeruns. Edenton has now a hit a homerun in nine straight games.

Hamilton's first longball came in the first inning, a two-run shot to left field which gave Edenton a 3-2 lead.  He has 13 RBI in his last four games.  

Adams in the bottom of the second sent one to the opposite field, his first homerun at home this season.

In the third, the LIU Brooklyn product had another opportunity with a runner on and hit his second round-tripper of the night.

Hamilton hit a leadoff homerun in the fourth inning for his second consecutive game with two taters. The Ohio native leads the CPL with 21 RBI in just 14 games played this season.

Jordan Fitzpatrick went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in the leadoff spot. The Missouri native has his average up to .283 on the year.

CJ Dornak in his final start for Edenton tossed six innings, allowed three runs and struck out three pilots.

Clams have a 4-2 series lead over Peninsula this season. The two North division opponents will see each other ten more times throughout the year.

Up next, Edenton travels to Martinsville to take on the Mustangs at Hooker field Friday night.

The Edenton Steamers are proudly celebrating their 22nd season as a member of the Coastal Plain League in 2019. Be sure to follow the Teal and Black on social media to stay up to date with all things Steamers. You can find the team on Facebook @EdentonSteamers, Twitter @EdentonCPL, Instagram @edentonsteamers, and Snapchat @edentonsteamers. For more information visit edentonsteamers.com or call (252) 482-4080.