Isles at home

Char­lot­te­town Is­lan­ders to host Monc­ton Fisher Cats tonight at Me­mo­rial Field.

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

It’s back to work and back in time for the Char­lot­te­town Gaudet’s Auto Body Is­lan­ders tonight when in hosts the Monc­ton Fisher Cats in New Brunswick Se­nior Base­ball League ac­tion in Char­lot­te­town.

Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Me­mo­rial Field, but that’s for con­clud­ing the game sus­pended seven days ago in Char­lot­te­town be­cause of rain.

The game was tied 2-2 in the top of the sixth in­ning.

Af­ter that game is done and a short break, the teams will play the regularly sched­uled con­test.

Char­lot­te­town (14-9) is com­ing of two, one-run losses, 5-4 and 4-3, against the Fred­er­ic­ton Roy­als suf­fered last week­end in Fred­er­ic­ton, N.B., and sit two games be­hind the league lead­ers.

Monc­ton (12-8) is third, twoand-half games back, and has won six-of-seven games af­ter the Is­lan­ders beat the Fisher Cats 6-3 back on July 7 in Char­lot­te­town.

Monc­ton, how­ever, leads the league in rain­outs. So far, eight games were rained out and Monc­ton has seven of them.

Mor­gan Ma­cLean leads the Isles with a .365 bat­ting av­er­age while Dil­lon Doucette leads the league in runs bat­ted in (26).

Monc­ton’s Pat Godin is sec­ond in the league in bat­ting (.379) and leads the squad with 13 RBIs.

Char­lot­te­town’s Alex Ab­bott is out with a bro­ken right hand.

On the web at the www.se­nior­base­ballnb.com.

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