Islanders lose in Moncton

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Charlottetown Islanders' Jordan Duffy swings at a pitch during the third-inning action against the Moncton Mets at Kiwanis Park in Moncton during New Brunswick Senior Baseball League action on Sunday, June 8.

The Moncton Mets scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to score a 4-3 comeback victory over the Charlottetown Gaudet's Auto Body Islanders Sunday in Moncton.

The New Brunswick Senior Baseball League pitchers’ duel lasted an hour and 40 minutes.

Charlottetown falls to 4-5 while Moncton improved to 3-2.

The Mets scored first in the bottom of the fourth inning when an infield hit brought in a run. The Islanders answered with two runs in the top of the fifth when back-to-back walks, followed by a sacrifice bunt by Bryan Linton, led to a two-run double by Taylor Larkin.

Charlottetown extended its lead in the sixth on a Josh Kelly sacrifice fly bringing in Dylan McKenna, who led off the inning with a base hit.

Moncton got to Jordan Stevenson in the bottom of the sixth, stringing together four straight hits to score three runs and take a 4-3 lead.

The Islanders were unable to answer in the seventh.

Justin Cormier earned the win, pitching a complete game four-hitter while striking out four. Stevenson took to loss, allowing nine hits and striking out three in six innings.

Sean Corcoran and Brody Macdonald each had hits for the islanders in an error-free game between both teams.

The Islanders resume action on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Field. Pitcher Jacob Beck will take the mound against the Hub City Brewers.

Charlottetown’s game Saturday with Fredericton was rained out. No makeup date has been announced.

Organizations: Islanders, New Brunswick Senior Baseball League, Mets

Geographic location: Moncton, Charlottetown, Hub City Fredericton

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