The Cold Spring Silver Springers completed a doubleheader sweep of the Alexandria Classic Clippers on Friday night in Alexandria, winning by a score of 10-2. The game was being made up after their original doubleheader on July 23rd was rained out, and the first game was played on July 30th in Cold Spring. The offense pounded out 12 hits in the game while Andy Auger and Tim Martin combined to shut down the Alexandria bats. Auger picked up the win on the mound with four strong innings of work, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits, one walk, and one strikeout. Martin pitched the final three innings for his first save of the season, allowing one hit and striking out five.
Cold Spring took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Greg Terres singled, stole second, and scored on a single by Greg Bemboom. The Silvers added two more runs in the top of the second inning to extend their lead to 3-0. Derek Falde reached and advance to second on an error; Auger singled Falde to third and then stole second; Brent Schloe hit a sacrifice fly to score Falde; and Todd Van Erp singled home Auger. Cold Spring made the score 5-0 with another two runs in the top of the third inning when Chad Hess was hit by a pitch, Mike Arnold doubled home Hess, and Todd Geislinger singled home Arnold. Alexandria scored both of their runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to cut the lead to 5-2, but the Silvers got both runs back in the top of the fifth inning to make the score 7-2. Terres singled, stole second, and went to third on a wild pitch; Bemboom hit a sacrifice fly to score Terres; Hess doubled; and Arnold singled home Hess. Cold Spring added two insurance runs in the top of the sixth inning to widen their lead. Martin reached and advanced to second on an error; Schloe singled Martin to third; Van Erp reached on an infield single to score Martin; and Terres reached on a fielder's choice that scored Schloe on a throwing error. In the top of the seventh inning, Cold Spring added their last run when Hess singled and advanced to second on an error, went to third on a wild pitch, and scored on a sacrifice fly by Geislinger to make the final score 10-2.