LOWELL, Mass. - The Jamestown Jammers and Lowell Spinners were wrapped up in a pitchers duel on Sunday and the visitors finally prevailed, 1-0, in the New York-Penn League game.
The Jammers had been held to five hits by Lowell starting pitcher Ty Buttrey and reliever Kyle Martin coming into the top of the ninth. Then Greg Larson came in to pitch for the Spinners and surrendered the only run.
Danny Collins tripled with one out and with two outs he scored on a double by Mike Fransoso.
In the bottom of the ninth, Lowell's Manuel Margot led off with a single against Jamestown reliever Shane Carle. Margot moved to second on a sacrifice by Kevin Mager. Then Margot stole third and the tying run was 90 feet away.
However, Carle struck out Aaron King and Kendrick Perkins to pick up his first win of the season.
Carle pitched three innings and allowed three hits, no walks and struck out six.
He got out a of a slight jam with a Spinner at third with two outs in the seventh and in the eighth when the hosts had a runner at second with one out.
Jammers' starting pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas pitched the first five inning and allowed three hits, one walk and fanned four.
The teams play again tonight at 7:05.
The entire league is off on Tuesday and on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m., Jamestown opens a three-game series against the Connecticut Tigers at Diethrick Park.