PALM SPRINGS, CA – Matt Anderson pitched his third-straight complete-game shutout on Tuesday night as the POWER (32-6, 15-4) defeated the Sabers (16-12, 10-7) 6-0 at Palm Springs Stadium. With the win, the POWER clinched the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Southern California Collegiate Baseball League championship series.
Anderson (5-1) extended his scoreless streak to 29 innings while striking out 18 batters. His stellar night brought his season strikeout total to 74 breaking the POWER’s franchise-strikeout record previously held by Ryan Santhon.
Todd Dunham did most of the damage on offense for Palm Springs going 2-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and five stolen bases.
Left-fielder Rich Seigel continued his hot hitting, adding an RBI and two hits to extend his hitting streak to four games.
Sabers starter Tim Borst pitched well in the loss, throwing six innings of two-hit ball while allowing just two runs.
Game two of the series is tomorrow at 7:05 p.m. on Dollar Admission Night at the ballpark.