At Lions Park, Stephen Strapp had two hits and knocked in two runs to support Sean Cleary as the Bulldogs trimmed NTV Hitmen 6-1. Cleary scattered four hits and struck out 10.
Daniel Dalton also had two hits for Kelly’s, a double and a triple.
Lee Cose (7IP, 6R, 9H, 3BB, 3K) was tagged with the loss. No hitter on NTV had more than one hit.
Kelly’s leads the best-of-five semi 2-0. Game 3 is 8 o’clock Tuesday night.
The Bigs got big performances from pitcher Mark Power (7IP, 1R, 4H, 1HBP, 1BB, 14K) and Donny King (two-run home run in the seventh inning) to beat 3Cheers Bud Light Dodgers 3-1.
The Bigs lead the series 2-0 with Game 3 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Dodgers are without star players Jason Hill and Kyle Ezekiel, who are with the national team in the Dominican Republic for a Pan Am Games qualifier.
Craig Edmunds had two hits for The Bigs, off losing pitcher Colin Walsh (6.2IP, 3R, 5H, 1BB, 12K).
No Dodgers hitter had more than one hit.