BURLINGTON, N,C – First baseman Kane Sweeney has a trio of hits and a home run, while shortstop Jose Javier added a round-tripper himself as the Pulaski Yankees (34-21 raced to their sixth straight win, bouncing the Burlington Royals (23-32) 10-1 Tuesday night.
Righty Jhon Morbam earned hos second win in seven decisions in the contest, played before 878 fans at Burlington Athletic Stadium. The Yankees, who had a three-game lead over the Princeton Rays in the Appalachian Conference East entering Tuesday play have the best record in the circuit.
The Yankees, after a night off return home to host the Elizabethton Twins at 7 p.m. Thursday. Tony Franklin’s than is 21-8 at Calfee Park.