Padova remains unstoppable, Bollate and Senago Milano United split

In division A the derby between Bollate and Senago Milano United finished tied with both teams walking away with a win apiece. The results mean no movement in the standings between the one and two and the division. Bollate took game one of the doubleheader 6-3 thanks to a 4 run second. Mattia Bertuzzo went 7 innings for the win and Antony Arcila picked up the save for Bollate. In game two it was Senago Milano United that picked up the win (4-3) thanks to a late comeback, picking up 4 runs in the last two innings. Over in Crocetta, Farma earned the sweep over Collecchio in two fairly close games, 4-0 and 5-4. It was the first series sweep of the year for Crocetta. Notably, Gradali went 7 innings for Crocetta and recorded 12 strikeouts in game 2. Codogno also came out victorious twice in their series against Ciemme Maller Oltretorrente on Sunday. Game one was won 11-3 with game two being a much closer battle, 3-2. The other two teams in the division, Rebecchi-Nordmeccanica Piacenza and Novara/ Piemonte were rained out.

Standins Division A

In division B Comcor Modena became yet another victim to the Tommasin Padova’s march towards the post season. The series was pushed back a day due to rain, but all that did was delay the almost certain series sweep. In game one Modena fell by the score of 8-6 all this thanks to a 5 run 9th inning by Padova. Modena’s bullpen just want able to hold their ground in the last inning of a very sloppy game (6 errors by Padova, 3 by Modena).  Padova took game two by the score of 7-3 thanks to a 20 strikeout performance by Leonardo Astorga. The sweep moves Padova to 12 and 0 on the season, still perfect. The Bologna Athletics picked up two wins on Sunday against Castenaso. They took game one with Francesco Nardi on the bump, 7-4, and game two in a combined effort, 10-9. Over in Sala Baganza, Rimini Riviera and E-Tecno split their series. Game one went to Rimini Riviera 10-5 and game two to Sala Baganza in 10 innings by a score of 8-7. Lastly Redskins Imola and Rovigo also went 1 and 1 on Sunday. Game one went to Imola 10-0 and game two to Rovigo 3-2.

Standings Division B

In division C Urbe Roma for the second straight week dominated game one and struggled big time in game two, this time to Anzio. Roma took game one 10-2 before falling by an even bigger margin to the home team (Anzio) 2-12 in game two. Down in Messina, Recotech Padule picked up a nice series sweep against CUS on their home field. Game one featured a shower of hits, 30 in all, and was taken 9-8 by Padule. Game two saw a few less hits (24) and was also won by Recotech Padule, 11-6. Rounding off the division and the league was Nettuno’s sweep over Pulirapida Pesaro Fano, 4-0 and 7-3.

Standings Division C