Centurions stay alive: Saugus reliever Justin Babbin got three straight outs
to strand the bases loaded with his team trailing 3-1 in the second, then teammate Wes Travis delivered a three-run homer with two out in the bottom of the seventh as the Centurions (10-12-1, 4-7-1) nipped Burbank 6-4 to remain in contention for a Foothill League playoff berth.
Sutton had been pushed to the limit in the top half of the seventh, but reliever Billy Bilodeau came on and got three straight outs
with the bases loaded.
Udell then closed out the game from the mound, getting three straight outs
after Patrick Cooley led off the bottom of the eighth with a double for Marist.
Mel Rojas yielded solo homers to Matt Williams and Gonzalez as Arizona pulled within 6-4, but closer Jeff Shaw got three straight outs
for his 100th career save.
Britton gave up a one-out double to Xander Bogaerts in the sixth and got three straight outs
in the seventh, the only time all day that Boston went down in order.
Detroit's Jose Alvarez allowed two runs and five hits in five innings in his second big league start, and Luke Putkonen got five straight outs
With Ortiz on third, Carp drew a walk before Garcia got three straight outs