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There are 19 days left in the PGCBL regular season, which ends on July 30.
Batting Average: Christian Santisteban (Elmira) .437
OPS: Christian Santisteban (Elmira) 1.263
Home Runs: Brendan Tracy (Amsterdam) 6
RBIs: Two tied at 26
Stolen Bases: Will LaRue (Elmira) 24
Wins: Zach Logue (Amsterdam) 6
ERA: Luke Tomczyk (Victor) 0.64
Strikeouts: Kyano Cummings (Elmira) 55
Innings Pitched: Two tied at 39
Saves: Ryan Bellomo (Elmira) 5
Longest Winning Streak (Active): Elmira, 4
Best record in last 10 games: Amsterdam/Elmira, 8-2
Longest Losing Streak (Active): Newark, 3
Last Night’s Games:
Albany 4 Saugerties 1 (Game One): Jon Reid allowed just one run in a seven-inning complete game to lead the Albany Dutchmen to a 4-1 win over the Saugerties Stallions in game one of a doubleheader.
Reid gave up the one run (unearned) while striking out five batters in getting the win. The one run he allowed came in the bottom of the sixth came on an E2.
Albany struck first in the top of the first on a Zach Remillard RBI double and scored two more runs in the third on a Remillard two-run home run. Albany’s final run came in the sixth on a Michael Fitzsimmons sacrifice fly.
Dalton Dahley allowed the four Albany runs (all earned) while striking out seven batters in a complete game in the loss.
Albany 11 Saugerties 8 (Game Two): The Albany Dutchmen scored four runs in the top of the sixth to defeat the Saugerties Stallions, 11-8, to sweep a doubleheader.
Michael Fitzsimmons hit a tie-breaking two-RBI single in the sixth and the other two runs came on a Sean Aspinall sacrifice fly and a stolen base.
The Dutchmen scored the first run of the game in the top of the first, just like game one, on a Fitzsimmons RBI single. Saugerties answered in the home half with four runs, including RBI singles by Joe Venturino, Pat Dorrian and Tyler Lamarre. Venturino also hit an RBI single in the second inning to extend the Saugerties lead to 5-1. A wild pitch in the third scored a run for Albany before the Dutchmen got three in the fourth on a wild pitch, a Grayson Lewis RBI single and a passed ball.
Yet another Venturino RBI single in the fourth tied the game at six before a Dominic DiCaprio RBI single for Albany in the fifth gave the Dutchmen the lead right back. Dorrian scored on a passed ball for Saugerties in the bottom of the inning to tie the game before Albany’s four-run inning in the sixth.
Glens Falls 3 Victor 0 (Game One): The Glens Falls Dragons used a great start from Tyler Ehlers to defeat the Victor RailRiders, 3-0, in game one of a doubleheader.
Ehlers threw a complete game shutout, allowing just two hits while striking out five in getting the win for the Dragons. Ehlers has lowered his ERA on the summer to 0.47 in 19 innings.
The Dragons scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the first inning on a Brennan Price RBI single. The second run of the game came on a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the fourth and the final run came in the fifth on an Oscar Rodriguez RBI single.
Peter Lannoo allowed the three Glens Falls runs (two earned) in a complete game while taking the loss for Victor.
Victor 15 Glens Falls 1 (Game Two): The Victor RailRiders scored at least three runs in three of the first four innings to defeat the Glens Falls Dragons, 15-1, to salvage a split of a doubleheader.
In the top of the first, Mark Cardinalli and Nolan Schultz hit an RBI single and a bases loaded walk scored the third run of the inning. Cardinalli hit an RBI double in the second, Evan Fernandez hit an RBI single and scored on a wild pitch, Schultz scored on a bases loaded walk and another bases loaded walk scored the fifth run of the inning to make it 8-0 Victor.
A wild pitch in the third scored a run, Chris Lehane hit an RBI single in the fourth and Matt Fallon hit a two-RBI single later in the inning. Oscar Rodriguez hit an RBI double in the bottom of the inning to score the only Glens Falls run. Victor scored three more runs in the seventh inning on an RBI groundout, a bases loaded walk and a Schultz RBI single.
Austin Wilson gave up one run in five innings of work to get the win for Victor. Matt Stojkov gave up the first eight Victor runs in an inning and two thirds in taking the loss.
Utica 14 Adirondack 3: The Utica Brewers used an eight-run second inning to defeat the Adirondack Trail Blazers, 14-3, at Murnane Field.
Dan Vucovich hit an RBI single to score the first run of the big inning, Jared Baldinelli hit a two-RBI single, Tadarious Hawkins hit an RBI double, Ryan Rosas and Kyle Schade both hit RBI singles, Rosas scored on a bases loaded walk and Taylor Olmstead hit a sacrifice fly. In their next time at bat, the Brewers didn’t stop the scoring—adding five more runs. Hawkins hit an RBI single and an additional run scored on an error, Rosas hit another RBI single, a fielder’s choice scored a run and Aaron Smith hit an RBI single.
Nick Fanneron hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the fourth to score the first Adirondack run. Smith hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth for Utica to extend the lead to 14-1. The Trail Blazers scored two more runs in the top of the ninth on a Shane Allen RBI triple and a wild pitch.
Tyler Palm allowed one run in six innings while giving up three hits to get the win for Utica and Adirondack starter Nick Harper allowed the first seven Utica runs to take the loss.
Mohawk Valley 10 Newark 6: The Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs slugged four home runs to lead them to a 10-6 win over the Newark Pilots in Little Falls.
The first run of the game came via the long ball as Chris Rave hit a solo shot to put the DiamondDawgs up 1-0 in the bottom of the first. A Rave RBI groundout in the third made it a 2-0 game before Newark scored four runs in the top of the fourth. Will Gorman hit an RBI double, an RBI groundout plated a run and Anthony Spina hit an RBI triple with an additional run scoring on an error.
Mohawk Valley hit two more home runs in the fifth—both solo shots by Matthew Johnson and Matt Pagano. Gorman answered with a solo home run in the top of the sixth, putting him a single short of the cycle. Troy Scocca hit the final home run of the game—a two-run shot—in the bottom of the sixth to give the DiamondDawgs a 6-5 lead. The home team scored four insurance runs in the eighth on an Anthony Herrera RBI single and a Pagano three-RBI triple. Newark got one back in the top of the ninth on a sacrifice fly but it wasn’t enough as Mohawk Valley prevailed.
Marcus Failing allowed five runs in six innings for Mohawk Valley to get the win and Clayton Spiker took the loss for Newark after giving up six runs (all earned).
Elmira 16 Amsterdam 6: The Elmira Pioneers snapped Amsterdam’s eight-game win streak with a 16-6 win over the Mohawks at Dunn Field.
An error scored the first run of the game in the top of the first to give Amsterdam an early 1-0 lead. Elmira tied the game at one in the bottom of the third on a wild pitch. A Hunter Tackett RBI single in the fifth gave Amsterdam the lead, but the Pioneers answered with five runs in the bottom of the inning—two on a Keegan Maronpot single and three on a Hayden Kelly home run.
Amsterdam came within a run in the sixth on a Macy Holdsworth two-RBI single and a sacrifice fly. Then the big inning came for Elmira. The Pioneers scored eight runs in the bottom of the seventh to take the lead for good. Brian Barefoot stayed hot with an RBI double, Troy Squires hit an RBI single, Barefoot and Squires both scored on wild pitches, an error allowed a run to score, Timmy Delph scored on a wild pitch, a bases loaded walk scored a run and Sam Clark hit a sacrifice fly to account for the eight runs. The Pioneers added two in the eighth on a Hayes RBI single and a Maronpot RBI single before Tackett went yard in the ninth for Amsterdam.
Mike Korchak picked up the win after allowing five runs (four earned) in 5.2 innings for Elmira and Evy Ruibal gave up six runs in five innings of work to take the loss.
Saugerties at Victor (DH) 1 p.m.: Both the Saugerties Stallions and Victor RailRiders played doubleheaders on Saturday as they face one another for their own twin bill on Sunday.
Amsterdam at Glens Falls 3 p.m.: The Amsterdam Mohawks had an eight-game win streak snapped on Saturday and will look to get back into the win column on Sunday as they take on the Glens Falls Dragons.
Mohawk Valley at Adirondack 5 p.m.: Coming off a loss against Utica, the Adirondack Trail Blazers will look for a win against Mohawk Valley at The Smith on Sunday.
Albany at Utica 5 p.m.: Coming off a sweep of a doubleheader against Saugerties on Saturday, the Albany Dutchmen will travel to Donovan Stadium to take on the Utica Brewers.
Newark at Elmira 5:05 p.m.: The Elmira Pioneers continued to roll as they broke up Amsterdam’s eight-game win streak on Saturday and now lead the West Division by five games. They host the Newark Pilots at Dunn Field on Sunday.
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