07/09/2014 8:16 PM
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Last night’s games:
Glens Falls 5 Elmira 4
The Glens Falls Golden Eagles walked-off against Elmira on Wednesday, beating the Pioneers 5-4 in 10 innings. The win moves the Golden Eagles to 11-16 on the year, while Elmira slips to 16-13.
After Brian Fay and Ryan Dodge singled to lead off the bottom of the tenth inning, Colton Montgomery singled to center field to score Fay and give the home team a walk-off victory. Glens Falls had previously scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally from a 4-2 deficit. An RBI groundout and a failed pickoff attempt throwing error allowed the two runs to score to tie the game.
Elmira had taken the 4-2 lead in the top of the ninth inning on a Zac Bellinger RBI double and a Derek Deler sacrifice fly. The Pioneers scored two runs in the top of the seventh on a Jason Patnick 2-RBI single to make it a 2-2 game. Glens Falls took a 2-0 lead in the third on an RBI groundout and a Fay RBI single.
Tyler Ehlers tossed three innings of relief, allowing two runs (unearned) as he picked up the win for the Golden Eagles. Matt Horton allowed three runs (two earned) in an inning plus of work, taking his second loss of the year.
Mohawk Valley 9 Adirondack 3
The Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs picked up a half-game on the Amsterdam Mohawks in the East Division with a 9-3 win at home against the Adirondack Trail Blazers. The DiamondDawgs move to 17-8 on the year and Adirondack falls to 11-18.
Adirondack struck first in the top of the first inning, taking a 1-0 lead on an Alex Tuccio sacrifice fly. Leadoff man Trey Stover answered in the bottom of the inning with a leadoff home run to tie the game at one. The DiamondDawgs took the lead for good in the third inning on a Zach Collett RBI single. Third baseman Greg Fazio hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning to extend the lead to 4-1.
Gus Craig hit an RBI triple in the fifth to make it 5-1, but the big inning came in the seventh when Mohawk Valley scored four runs. Collett took the PGCBL-lead with his fifth home run, a three-run shot to make it 8-1. Craig, who was the next batter, hit the second of the back-to-back jacks with his second home run of the season. Adirondack scored lone runs in the eighth in ninth on another Tuccio sacrifice fly and an Alex Simone RBI double, respectively. It wasn’t enough as Mohawk Valley won by a final score of 9-3.
Michael DeCarlo tossed six strong innings, allowing just one run on six hits while striking out seven in his third win of the season. Chas Parsons allowed five runs (all earned) in six innings of work in taking the loss.
Newark at Albany
The Newark/Albany game scheduled for last night will not be made up as the two teams do not meet again this season.
Amsterdam at Utica
The Amsterdam/Utica game scheduled for last night will be made up on July 27 in Utica as part of a double-header. Both games will be seven innings and first pitch for game one is scheduled for 5:05 p.m.
Albany at Adirondack DH: 5:05 p.m.
After Albany had its game postponed on Wednesday, the Dutchmen will travel to Boonville to take on the Adirondack Trail Blazers for a double-header. Adirondack lost to Mohawk Valley, 9-3, a night ago. First pitch of game one is scheduled for 5:05 p.m.
Watertown at Amsterdam 6:35 p.m.
In a battle of first place teams in the PGCBL, the Amsterdam Mohawks host the Watertown Rams on Thursday night. The Mohawks lead the East by 2 games, while the Rams lead the West by 1.5 games. First pitch at Shuttleworth Park is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
Elmira at Glens Falls 7:00 p.m.
For the second straight night, the Glens Falls Golden Eagles will host the Elmira Pioneers at East Field. Glens Falls walked-off a winner last night, scoring in the bottom of the tenth to win 5-4. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Mohawk Valley at Newark 7:05 p.m.
After being postponed the past two nights, the Newark Pilots will look to return to action as they host the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs. Mohawk Valley beat Adirondack on Wednesday night, 9-3. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
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