'Nadoes hit parade earns split of series.


AUGUSTA, N.J. - The Worcester Tornadoes struck for a season-high 20 hits and took advantage of five Sussex errors in the first two innings to earn a split of their four-game series with the Skyhawks with a 12-6 win yesterday.

After Lucas Taylor led off the game with a walk and came around to score in the top of the first, the Sussex defense fell apart in the second, committing four errors. Nick Salotti, Mike MacMillan, Taylor and Chris Colabello each singled in the inning as the Tornadoes scored five times to take a 6-0 lead.

Worcester added single runs in the third and fourth (Carlos Sosa solo homer) and got RBI singles from Salotti and catcher Mike Leonard in the sixth to open up a 10-2 lead.

Those runs turned out to be key as Tornadoes starter Jusef Frias (2-2) tired in the sixth, allowing the first four batters to reach before being relieved by Chris Anderson.

Anderson gave up a two-run double, but settled down to induce a run-scoring double-play and a...

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