WATCH LISTEN

News

DeSarro Pitches All Nine In Front of His Grandfather; Diamond Dawgs Knock Off Oneonta, 3-2

LITTLE FALLS, NY—For Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs pitcher Joe DeSarro (Frankfort, NY/Herkimer CC), it was a special night. His grandfather had come to Veteran’s Memorial Park in Little Falls, and he was getting the start.

 

DeSarro made sure it was a night his grandfather would not forget, as the Frankfort native pitched a complete game, only giving up two runs on five hits in Mohawk Valley’s 3-2 victory over the Oneonta Outlaws.

 

For the first five innings, however, it was a pitcher’s duel between Oneonta’s Josh Covey (Waldorf, MD/Florence-Darlington Technical College) and Mohawk Valley’s DeSarro. The two would only allow four hits between them through the first half of the game, Covey giving up three to DeSarro’s one.

 

However, Taylor Maxey (Chattanooga, TN/Chattanooga CC) and Kyle Ruedisili (Jupiter, FL/Washington and Lee University) would break the scoreless tie in the top of the sixth. Maxey would double first, and then Ruedisili would bring him home with his own double.

 

The Diamond Dawgs would load the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Mac Crispino (Avon, CT/Fairfield University) would put Mohawk Valley on the board with and RBI single that would score fellow Stag Michael Conti (Glastonbury, CT/Fairfield University). Andrew Turner (King of Prussia, PA/Long Island University-Brooklyn) would give the Diamond Dawgs the lead on a sacrifice fly to center field that would score Michael Ketchmark (Dallas, TX/Dartmouth College).

 

Mohawk Valley would extend their lead to two in the bottom of the eighth, as reliever Tyler Fowler (Cartersville, GA/Tennessee Wesleyan College) would throw a pitch that would get away from catcher Nick Pope (Villa Hills, KY/Eastern Kentucky University). In the ensuing confusion, Kevin Radziewicz (Cromwell, CT/Fairfield University) would trot home with what would turn out to be the game-winning run.

 

Reed Massey (Marietta, GA/Wofford College) would make sure the Outlaws would not go away quietly, however, as he would blast a home run to deep left field in the top of the ninth would bring Oneonta within one.

 

That would be all DeSarro would need, however, as he would force the last two Outlaws to pop up to end the game.

 

DeSarro pitched a complete game to earn the win for the Diamond Dawgs (8-8). Fowler was given the loss in relief for the Outlaws (11-5).

 

This game was Mohawk Valley’s twelfth one-run game in 16 games this season. However, they have won their last three such games.

 

The Diamond Dawgs will end their two-night homestand at Veteran’s Memorial Park with a doubleheader on Thursday against the Glens Falls Dragons. The Outlaws will continue their road trip with a stop at Diethrick Park in Jamestown to face off with the Jamestown Jammers.



Search Archive »




Browse by Year »

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
0

Browse by Month »

October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
March 2019
January 2019
October 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
November 2010