The Raiders took the opening game of the series from Sachem East with a 12-5 victory on a chilly Monday afternoon-evening. The Raiders pounded out 13 hits to go along with 12 walks.
Dom DiPresso and Mike Smith each had three hits in the game. Marcus Stroman went 2 for 4 with three RBI's. Chris Phelan belted his fifth home run of the year with a two-run shot in the first inning. Dan Farrell opened the scoring for the Raiders with an RBI single in the first inning. Jon Newman went 1 for 1 on the day with 2 walks and and 2 RBI's.
Mike Smith picked up his fourth win of the year throwing five innings allowing three earned runs while striking out four. Nick Monaco finished off the game pitching two scoreless innings in relief.
The win improved the Raiders record to 15-1 in League I.