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There are 36 days left in the PGCBL regular season, which ends on July 31.
Batting Average: Alex Thrower, Saugerties (.431)
Home Runs: Joe Genord, Amsterdam (4)
RBIs: Joe Genord, Amsterdam (19)
Stolen Bases: JJ Shimko, Albany (12)
Wins: Six tied at 3
ERA: Two tied at 0.00
Strikeouts: Michael Hope, Utica (28)
Innings Pitched: Tom Sutera, Geneva (28.2)
Saves: Three tied at 4
Longest Winning Streak (Active): Utica (5)
Best record in last 10 games: Four tied at 7-3
Longest Losing Streak (Active): Victor (6)
Last Night’s Games:
Adirondack 6 Victor 1
The Adirondack Trail Blazers capitalized on five Victor errors in beating the RailRiders, 6-1, on the road.
The Trail Blazers scored the game’s first runs in the sixth on an error and a Mark Venice RBI single. A bases loaded hit by pitch extended the lead to 3-0 but Victor got the run back in the home half of the inning on a hit by pitch. Adirondack tacked on three insurance runs in the ninth to seal the win.
Dylan Borawski tossed six shutout innings to get the win for Adirondack as Jesse Sligner notched the save. Eoin McAvinchey took the loss.
Albany 2 Saugerties 0
Three pitchers combined on a one-hit shutout as the Albany Dutchmen blanked the Saugerties Stallions, 2-0, at Cantine Field.
Evan Giles struck out four over six scoreless innings to get the win. Troy Montemayor notched the save as he followed two innings of hitless relief by Jeff Rivera.
Albany scored lone runs in the second and eighth innings. John Doherty took the loss for Saugerties.
Mohawk Valley 7 Amsterdam 4
The Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs improved to 3-1 against the Amsterdam Mohawks this season with a 7-4 win over the Mohawks at Shuttleworth Park.
The DiamondDawgs struck first in the second inning on an error and extended the lead to 3-0 in the third on an Andrew Turner two-run home run. Two errors scored two more runs in the fourth to make it a 5-0 game. Amsterdam scored its first run in the sixth on a Nick Patten RBI double.
After Sean Mazzio hit an RBI double in the seventh for Mohawk Valley, Chris LaVorgna hit an RBI triple and Tyler Frank hit an RBI single for Amsterdam. Dan Maynard drove in another run for the Mohawks in the eighth. Turner picked up another RBI for Mohawk Valley in the ninth with a single.
Mike Appel struck out five and allowed one run in five innings to earn the win as Zachary Vennaro notched the save. Paul Milto took the loss for Amsterdam.
Oneonta 11 Elmira 7
Eight runs combined in the third and fourth innings propelled the Oneonta Outlaws to an 11-7 win over the Elmira Pioneers at Dunn Field, moving the Outlaws back into first place in the East Division.
Down 2-1 in the third, the Outlaws erupted for five runs in the third and three runs in the fourth. Elmira made it a two-run game in the fifth with a five-run inning of its own, but that would conclude the scoring for the home team as Oneonta tacked on two runs to seal the win.
Cal Lawrence got the win and Connor Burns took the loss.
A full play-by-play of this game will be posted at a later date.
Newark 3 Geneva 2
After blowing a ninth inning lead, the Newark Pilots walked off against the Geneva Red Wings, 3-2, at Colburn Park.
Up 2-1 in the top of the ninth, Daniel Blake tied the game with an RBI single for Geneva. Newark recovered in the home half, though, as Jon Schafer hit a walk-off single. The Pilots scored their other two runs in the second and seventh innings, respectively. Geneva scored a lone run in the sixth.
Loukas Bechakas allowed the ninth inning run but got the win. Will Nahmens took the loss for Geneva.
Utica 15 Jamestown 4
The Utica Blue Sox lineup broke out Friday, scoring 15 runs on 19 hits to top the Jamestown Jammers, 15-4, on the road.
The scoring started early for the Blue Sox with two runs in the first on a sacrifice fly and an Anthony Young RBI single. They added four runs in the third on two sacrifice flies and two RBI singles. Jamestown scored three runs in the fourth, highlighted by a Ben Brookover home run.
Utica blew the game open in the fifth with seven runs, highlighted by an Anthony Young three-run double. Two more runs were added for the Blue Sox in the sixth to conclude their scoring.
Chad Burrows got the win for Utica while Nick Wegmann took the loss.
Newark at Adirondack 7:05 p.m.
Mohawk Valley at Albany 7:05 p.m.
Amsterdam at Oneonta 7 p.m.
Utica at Elmira 7:05 p.m.
Jamestown at Geneva 7:05 p.m.
Saugerties at Glens Falls 7 p.m.
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