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July 11, 2013

Outlaws, Hawkeyes fall at home

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Brian Kraft and Spencer Duffie had two hits apiece Wednesday, but the Oneonta Outlaws dropped a New York Collegiate Baseball League game, 4-1, to the visiting Geneva Red Wings at Damaschke Field.

The game followed the Oneonta Family YMCA/Oneonta Outlaws 5-kilometer run and attracted an announced attendance of 1,477 fans.

Outlaws starter Malcolm Purdy gave up four earned runs on eight hits and two walks in five innings en route to the pitching loss.

The Red Wings (12-12) took a 1-0 lead on an RBI single by Kenneth Rabin with two out in the second inning. They extended their cushion to 4-0 with a three-run fifth. Scott Shields opened the scoring in the fifth with a two-run double, and Andrew Gronski capped the spurt with an RBI single.

Jake Levine doubled home Duffie in the eighth inning for the Outlaws (15-10), who received four innings of scoreless relief from Zach Moreau.

Oneonta hosts Rochester at 7 tonight at Damaschke Field.

On Tuesday, Kraft went 2-for-4 with two runs, a double and an RBI to help Roberto’s Kids to an 8-7 victory over Second Impact in the NYCBL All-Star Game at Geneva.

Outlaws teammate Luke Crumley struck out one and gave up one hit in a scoreless inning of relief for Roberto’s Kids, who jumped to a 5-0 lead in the first inning. He helped Johnson City graduate Ryan Clark of the Syracuse Junior Chiefs to the pitching victory. Clark started and threw one hitless inning.

Levine went 0-for-3 for Second Impact, who outhit Roberto’s Kids, 12-9.

PGCBL

Trail Blazers 7, Hawkeyes 1

Nate Lotze went 3-for-4 and Eann Cox finished 2-for-3 with a walk for the Cooperstown Hawkeyes, who fell in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League at Doubleday Field.

Austin March and Nolan Ray singled for Cooperstown, which got its run in the ninth inning from pinch-runner Adam Mund.

Connor Garelick finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run to pace Adirondack (11-17) in a game between last-place teams in the two-division PGCBL.

The Trail Blazers scored six runs — five earned — off Cooperstown starter Jonathan Chudy, who struck out nine but allowed eight hits in 6 1/3 innings.

Announced attendance was 277.

The Hawkeyes (11-13), who are last in the five-team East Division, host at 3 p.m. doubleheader against West Division front-runner Watertown (16-13) today.

On Tuesday, Cooperstown fell, 4-2, on the road to the Amsterdam Mohawks.

Lotze went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Hawkeyes, who received two hits from Brendan O’Reilly.

Cooperstown starter Dean White took the pitching loss. He yielded three earned runs on three hits, seven walks and a hit batter in 3 1/3 innings.