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The Daily Rundown: Aug. 1, 2016

Graphic by Jon Sargalis

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Today is the first day of the postseason.

League Leaders

Batting Average: Chris Givin, Amsterdam (.383)

Home Runs: Joe Genord, Amsterdam (7)

RBIs: Joe Genord, Amsterdam (45)

Stolen Bases: Three tied at 28

Wins: Joe DeSarro, Mohawk Valley (7)

ERA: Cameron Enck, Amsterdam (0.39)

Strikeouts: Two tied at 52

Innings Pitched: Joe DeSarro, Mohawk Valley (61)

Saves: Two tied at 9

Streak Leaders

Longest Winning Streak: Jamestown (6)

Best record in last 10 games: Albany (8-2)

Longest Losing Streak: Geneva (12)

Last Night’s Games:

Adirondack 2 Elmira 1

The Adirondack Trail Blazers broke a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning to beat the Elmira Pioneers, 2-1, at Dunn Field.

Adirondack scored the game’s first run in the third inning on a Chuck Hooker RBI double but Elmira tied it in the home half on an error. Then in the eighth, Hooker hit a sacrifice fly to put the Trail Blazers up, 2-1. 

Jesse Slinger struck out six over seven innings of one-run ball to earn the win as Don McWreath notched the save. Elliot Lance took the loss for Elmira.

Albany at Amsterdam

The game was canceled.

Jamestown 4 Geneva 1

The Jamestown Jammers sealed the No. 3 seed in the West with a 4-1 win over the Geneva Red Wings at home.

The Jammers took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on a Chas Hadden RBI single and a groundout. Geneva scored its lone run in the fifth inning before the Jammers scored lone runs in the seventh and eighth innings to add some insurance.  

Matthew Franco allowed just the one run over seven innings to earn the win for Jamestown as Trevor Simon notched the save. Will Nahmens took the loss for Geneva. 

Mohawk Valley at Glens Falls (DH)

The doubleheader was canceled.

Newark 9 Utica 5 

The Newark Pilots got out to an early lead and beat the Utica Blue Sox, 9-5, in the final game of the regular season for two playoff-bound teams.

Utica scored the game’s first run in the first inning on a sacrifice fly before Newark plated four in the home half on a Julian Gallup RBI single, a Bo-Hao Huang two-run double and a Chase Cockrell RBI triple. The Pilots scored two more in the second on a groundout and a wild pitch to extend the lead. They added lone runs in the third, seventh and eighth to finish their scoring. Utica rallied for three runs in the ninth on a Taylor Olmstead triple but it was too little too late as Newark held on.

Sam Harrington tossed six solid innings to earn the win as Max Ludka notched the save for Newark. Jared Solomon took the loss for Utica.

Oneonta at Saugerties

The game was canceled. 

Tonight’s Games:

East: No. 4 Oneonta at No. 1 Amsterdam 6:35 p.m.

  • Last time they played: July 28 — Amsterdam swept a doubleheader in Oneonta
  • Season head-to-head: Amsterdam, 5-0
  • Amsterdam at home: 18-6
  • Oneonta on the road: 11-13

East: No. 3 Mohawk Valley at No. 2 Albany 7:05 p.m.

  • Last time they played: July 27 — Mohawk Valley won, 6-1, in Albany
  • Season head-to-head: Albany, 5-3
  • Albany at home: 14-11
  • Mohawk Valley on the road: 12-12
  • Probable Pitchers: Gavin Wallace (AD) vs. David Palmer (MV)

West: No. 4 Newark at No. 1 Elmira 7:05 p.m.

  • Last time they played: July 29 — Elmira won, 3-1, in Newark
  • Season head-to-head: Elmira, 8-1
  • Elmira at home: 17-8
  • Newark on the road: 13-12

West: No. 3 Jamestown at No. 2 Utica 6:35 p.m.

  • Last time they played: July 11 — Jamestown won, 6-0, in Utica
  • Season head-to-head: Utica, 2-1
  • Utica at home: 15-9
  • Jamestown on the road: 15-10


The winner of each one-game playoff will proceed to the East Division Championship and West Division Championship Series, respectively.

The higher seed in each divisional championship round will host games one and three while the lower seed hosts game two. The winners of the best-of-three league championship series will meet in the PGCBL Championship Series.

In the PGCBL Championship Series, the lower seed—based on regular season record—will host game one, while the higher seed will host games two and three.

For all the latest scores and updates, follow the PGCBL on Twitter, @PGCBLbaseball.

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