Recap - Pilots walk off with win over Outlaws at Colburn Park

The Newark Pilots (16-16) get themselves back to .500 and snap a three game losing streak as they defeat the Oneonta Outlaws (16-14) 4-3 Thursday night at Colburn Park.

After blowing the lead in the ninth inning to the Outlaws, the Pilots were able to bounce back as they walked off to win the game 4-3. The Pilots were able to load the bases as they got their first three batters on base. With one out in the inning, Adam Grace (Erie CC) provided the walk off single into right field that allowed Chris Doyle (UC Davis) to cross the plate.

Cullen Babin (Delta State) came out strong for the home team as he helped pitch the Pilots to victory. The right pitched a superb eight and one-third innings and gave up one run on just four hits. Babin didn’t surrender a hit in the game until the top of the sixth inning.

The Pilots took the early lead as they scored a run in each of the first two innings of play. In the bottom of the first and on third base, Micah Easterling (UC Davis) scored home after a fielding error was committed by the opposing second baseman. In the bottom of the second inning with a man on second, Brent Langston (Delta State) singled up the middle allowing Ben Bostick (St. John Fisher College) to score the Newark’s second run.

Newark added another run in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 3-0 lead over Oneonta. With two outs in the inning, Joe Landi was able to score from second base as the opposing shortstop committed a fielding error on Sean Osterman’s (St. John Fisher College) hit.

The Outlaws provided a comeback in the top of the ninth inning as they scored three runs to tie the ball game. Zach Lucas (University of Louisville) provided the biggest hit of the inning for the team as he doubled, allowing Cory Hunt (University of Utah) and Shane Crain (University of Louisville) to all score.

Nathaniel Abel (University of Virginia) started on the mound for the Outlaws Thursday night. The lefty effectively pitched six and two-third innings, as he gave up three runs, one earned on eight hits. He struck three and walked two batters. Reliever Matt Schmitt (Illinois State University) took the loss for the team. The righty pitched one and two-thirds innings while giving up the winning run to the pilots on two hits. He struck out and walked two apiece.

The Pilots will be home for the third night in a row on Friday, as they will host a doubleheader against the Watertown Wizards. The first game of the doubleheader will be scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. at Colburn Park. The Oneonta Outlaws will be on the on road for the second consecutive day as they will travel to Mohawk Valley to take on the DiamondDawgs at Veteran’s Park for a game time start of 7:00 p.m.

Search Archive »

Browse by Month »

May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
January 2022
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
June 2020
May 2020
March 2020
January 2020
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