Berkshire Eagle Staff
WORCESTER -- For the second time in as many nights, the Pittsfield Suns dropped a one-run game, this time falling 7-6 to the Worcester Bravehearts on Thursday night.
The Suns (0-2) return to Pittsfield for their home opener today against the Torrington Titans. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. at Wahconah Park with fireworks to following game.
On Thursday, Pittsfield battled back from a 3-0 hole after three innings to tie the game 6-6 in the top half of the sixth, highlighted by a Luke Reynolds two-RBI double.
The home side didn’t waste time responding, though. The Brave hearts struck for one run in the bottom half of the sixth on a pair of Pittsfield’s seven total errors.
Pittsfield’s Justin Finan took the loss in 413 innings of work. He was tagged for five runs, three of which were earned. Worcester’s Aaron Doughty received the win in relief.
Pittsfield has scored 16 runs through its first two games, the top total in the league
The pitching, however, hasn’t been on the same level. In 1613 innings, the Suns pitching staff has yielded 18 runs, 11 of which have been earned.