JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - Now that's offense.
The Jamestown Jammers (18-17) scored 13 runs in the second inning of the second game of a doubleheader with the Auburn Doubledays Monday at Diethrick Park, defeating Auburn 9-6 in the opener and 19-2 in the nightcap.
The opening game was the completion of a game originally suspended on July 3. Action resumed Monday with Jamestown on top 5-2 in the bottom of the third inning.
On Monday, Jamestown extended the lead to 8-2 in the fifth inning with one run on an error and two more on an Anthony Gomez homer. Auburn would respond with four runs in the top of the seventh, but a Yefri Perez RBI groundout in the eighth would conclude the scoring and put Jamestown back to .500 at 17-17.
The nightcap was a wild affair.
Auburn scored twice in the top of the second inning, but Jamestown would out perform that in the bottom of the frame - to say the least. All told, Jamestown sent 18 batters to the plate and scored 13 runs on 10 total hits in the inning. 11 straight Jamestown batters reached base safely to start the inning.
Auburn 200 000 400 - 6 9 1
Jamestown 500 030 01x - 9 11 0
2b-Kentrell Dewitt (J), Estarlin Martinez (A). HR-Anthony Gomez (J), Wes Schill (A), grand slam. WP-Jake Esch. LP-Nick Wittgren.
Auburn 020 000 0 - 2 4 1
Jamestown 0(13)3 120 x - 19 17 1
2b-Carlos Lopez (A), Yeison Hernandez (J), Michael Main (J), Kentrell Dewitt (J). HR-Jesus Solorzano (J) 2, Main (J). WP-Bryan Ellington. LP-Pedro Encarnacion.
Highlights of the big inning included RBI singles from Gomez, Kentrell Dewitt and Yeison Hernandez. two-run singles from Pedro Mendoza and Michael Main, an RBI double from Hernandez, an RBI fielder's choice from Sharif Othman, a bases loaded walk from Main and a three-run homer from Jesus Solorzano.
For good measure, Jamestown added three more runs in the third, Solorzano hit his second homer of the night in the fourth and a Main homer capped a two-run fifth to make it 19-2 after five innings.
Main finished an incredible 4-for-4 with seven RBI. His teammate, Solorzano, had just two hits but both were homers and he drove in four runs.
The Jammers will try to duplicate Monday's performance on Tuesday when they again host the Doubledays.