AUBURN - The Auburn Doubledays used a three-run fifth inning to record a 3-1 New York-Penn League win over the Jamestown Jammers on Sunday.
The game was a double shutout for 4 innings. Jamestown starting pitcher Jake Brigham pitched three hitless and scoreless innings while Batavia starter Robbie Dickey went four innings and allowed two hits and no runs.
Marek Minarik took over the pitching for the Jammers in the fourth and the Doubledays scored three runs, but only one earned, in the fifth.
Jeff Gardner opened the inning with a walk, moved to second on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Cody Gunter. Clay Williamson reached base on an error and he and Gunter moved up on a sacrifice by Osvaldo Abreau. Cutter Dykstra was hit by a pitch to load the bases and Jose Marmolejos-Diaz brought home the second run with a sacrifice fly. The third run scored on a double by Raudy Read.
Jamestown ended the shutout in the seventh when Taylor Gushue led off with his fifth home run of the season.
Chase McDowell picked up the save by putting the Jammers down in order in both the eighth and ninth innings.
The Jammers and Doubledays play the second game of their three-game series tonight.