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Three games to watch for baseball this week

Posted by Zolan Kanno-Youngs  May 5, 2013 01:46 PM

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West Roxbury at English at West Roxbury field, 3:30 pm Tuesday

English’s Nelson Barreiro said that West Roxbury would be his squad’s biggest competition in their quest to a second straight city championship.

The No. 1 pitcher for English is starting against the Raiders this Tuesday so he will have his chance to make a statement.

West Roxbury has also been on a hot streak, winning five of its last six games. That one other game was a tie – to English.

Boston International at East Boston, 3:30 pm Thursday

Boston International lost its last game to East Boston, 7-1. The game was apart of their current three-game losing streak.

Winning a game against East Boston, which currently controls the top spot of the Central division, will be a great way to pick up momentum before the city tournament.

O’Bryant at Madison Park, 4 p.m., Friday

While both of these teams are off to slow starts of the season, one always has to highlight a rivalry game.

Both coaches will look to improve their defenses as they go further in the season. They both currently give up more runs then they score.

Zolan Kanno-Youngs covers Boston Public school athletics. He can be reached at kannoyoungs.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @KannoYoungs.

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