The Nanaimo Pirates were hit hard by one of the league’s best teams.
The Hub City Paving Pirates visited the Langley Blaze on Sunday in B.C. Premier Baseball League action and were swept in a doubleheader by scores of 11-1 and 11-4.
The Pirates didn’t commit an error in the first game, but they surrendered double-digit hits in both contests.
In the first game, Alex Jinda had two hits and a stolen base for Nanaimo.
In the rematch, Finn Martin had two RBIs and Shane Rogers had a hit and an RBI.
GAME ON … The Pirates return home this Saturday (May 7) for a doubleheader against the defending-champion North Shore Twins. Game times are noon and 2:30 p.m. at Serauxmen Stadium. The Pirates will then head off on the road for a doubleheader against the White Rock Tritons on Sunday in South Surrey.