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June 27, 2013

Homers bail out Calkins as Outlaws win on road

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Oneonta hosts Sherrill (8-8) at 7 tonight at Damaschke Field.

PGCBL

Mohawks 11, Hawkeyes 3

Amsterdam hit a season-best five home runs at Doubleday Field, where the Mohawks extending their winning streak in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League to five in a row.

Dylan Smith went deep twice for the Mohawks (10-9), who also got homers from Ed Charlton, John Sansone and John Nogowski.

Sansone and Smith hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning to give Amsterdam a 2-0 lead.

Ed Charlton’s two-run shot to left in the fifth marked league-bests of four for the season and 11 all-time. Charlton broke the record of 10 all-time PGCBL homers held by Watertown’s Erick Gaylord.

Nogowski followed Charlton’s at-bat with another homer to make it 5-0.

Smith contributed a three-run homer to left in the seventh to put Amsterdam ahead, 8-3.

Winning pitcher Matt Snyder (2-0) gave up three runs — two earned — on six hits and one walk in six innings. He struck out three.

Ryan Donovan went 2-for-2 with two RBIs for the Hawkeyes (9-6), whose winning streak ended at three games. Ben Hall contributed two hits and a run.

Cody Smith took the pitching loss. He lasted four innings, allowing four runs — three earned — on five of Amsterdam’s 16 hits.

Cooperstown hosts the Watertown Rams at 5 p.m. today at Doubleday Field.

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