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Boulders Shut Out In Second Game Against Quebec

Rockland falls 13-0, Velasquez gets loss after working 5 innings.

Game two of the ’ season-opening series in Quebec was one to forget.

The host Capitales rapped out 13 hits in an 13-0 victory. worked five innings and took the loss for Rockland, which fell to 0-2 on the young season.

The teams will play again today and Sunday before the Boulders return to Provident Bank Park in Pomona for their home opener on Tuesday, May 22.

Velasquez looked strong early, retiring six straight – three on strikeouts – after a leadoff walk as the teams were scoreless through two. Quebec broke through with two in the third on the strength of three straight doubles, with Jeff Jelps and Jonathan Malo driving in runs. They added another in the fourth and two in the fifth, sending Velasquez off the hill with a sizeable deficit.

Meanwhile, Capitales starter Karl Gelinas, who was ninth in the Can-Am league in ERA a year ago, had his good stuff throughout, limiting Rockland to just three hits over seven innings. His teammates provided him with two more runs in the sixth and six in the seventh to put the game out of reach. Gelinas stands at 1-0 after the win, while Velasquez falls to 0-1.

When the Boulders get back to Provident Bank Park they will open a six-game homestand that starts against the Newark Bears on Tuesday at 7:05 pm. They will play three games against Newark before hosting the Worcester Tornadoes in a weekend set.

Rockland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 4 1

Quebec   0 0 2 1 2 2 6 0 x - 13 13 1

2B--S.Clement (1), J.Malo (1), S.Boucher (3), R.Wagner (2), P.Karmas (1), J.Helps (1). HR--J.Peley (1). RBI--J.Malo 2 (3), J.Colafemina (1), S.Boucher 2 (3), R.Wagner 3 (3), J.Peley 3 (4), J.Helps (2). HP--J.Colafemina (1), S.Brown (1). SF--S.Boucher (1), J.Peley (1). SB--J.Malo (1), J.Colafemina (1), S.Brown (1), R.Wagner (1). E--R.Mollica (1), J.Helps (1).

LOB--Rockland 5, Quebec 7.

 

Standings

CanAm W L PCT GB STREAK L10 Quebec 2 0 1.000 - 2W 2-0 Newark 2 0 1.000 - 2W 2-0 New Jersey 1 0 1.000 .5 1W 1-0 Worcester 0 2 0.000 2 2L 0-2 Rockland 0 2 0.000 2 2L 0-2

Next games:
May 19
Worcester @ Newark 6:35pm
Rockland @ Quebec 7:05pm
New Jersey @ K. City 7:05pm

Gregg May 19, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Good team this season CSL

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