The Sea Unicorns returned to the Rose City after three days away and outscored their opponents 18-3. With a 4-1 victory over Pittsfield and a 14-2 win over Brockton, Norwich is now 9-3 at Dodd Stadium this season. 

We start in the first contest, which saw relatively little action. While the Suns scored first, the Sea Unicorns were quick to respond in the next inning. Things remained even at one until the bottom of the seventh. After an RBI single by catcher Joey DeMucci, center fielder Ray Leonzi followed up with a two-run knock to give Norwich its first lead of the night. 

Although the Sea Unicorns tallied just three hits, their pitching staff shut down the Pittsfield offense. Sacred Heart’s Charlie Costello had an impressive three hitless frames in his Norwich debut. Elon’s Christo Garrelts entered in the eighth and recorded two strikeouts to secure his first save of the year. However, it was another newcomer, right-hander Matt Semon, who picked up the win.  

The Sea Unicorns picked up right where they left off against the Rox. Kevin Murphy’s squad exploded for five runs in the first inning and had 10 batters come to the plate. While Norwich slowed down a little, it reignited in the fifth. 

The Sea Unicorns had two triples and brought three runs across. Due to some shoddy defense by Brockton in the sixth, Norwich tacked on three more. With the victory, the Sea Unicorns won by way of the mercy rule for the first time all season.  

Both shortstop Dean Ferrara and center fielder Ray Leonzi led the way with three hits, while the latter had three RBIs too. Second baseman Jackson Ferrigno was also busy with a double and a two-run triple.  

Norwich is back above .500 at 11-10. The Sea Unicorns go for three in a row on the road against the Worcester Bravehearts today. First pitch is set for 4:00.