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Mohawks Hand Blue Sox Sixth Straight Loss

06/26/2017 8:54 PM -

UTICA, N.Y. - The Amsterdam Mohawks topped the Utica Blue Sox by a score of 7-4 on a rainy Monday night at Donovan Stadium. The game was cut short in the top of the ninth innng, as it was called due to inclement weather.

The Mohawks out hit the Sox 11-5 and got on the board quickly, grabbing a 4-0 lead, two of those runs thanks to Liam Wilson’s (Canisius) home run over the left field wall in the top of the first.

Utica would come back, adding two in the third and one in the fifth after Amsterdam added another one in the top half of the fifth, making it a two run game at 5-3.  Amsterdam would then add one in the sixth and one in the eighth, and would hold on to the three run lead and take tonight’s game 7-4.

Mathieu Gauthier (NC State) got the start and the win for Amsterdam going five innings allowing only three runs on three hits and four walks.  He had two strikeouts in that time.

Dylan Leahy (Keystone College) was booked with the loss for Utica pitching six innings allowing six runs on nine hits and two walks.  He had five strikeouts through those six innings.

Carter Knapek (UMass) came in and got the save.

With the win, Amsterdam has won their ninth straight game and improves to 15-6 on the season. With the loss, Utica has now dropped six straight to fall to 4-16 on the season.

The two teams will meet again tomorrow on Tuesday in Amsterdam this time; first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m.



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