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Diary of a Mad Sportswriter: G22 - Phils, Mikolas earn 7-1 win. First win for both over Mohawks.

Diary of a Mad Sportswriter

Stan Hudy is a sportswriter for The Saratogian and Community News. He covers high school and youth sports in the Saratoga County area as well as writing a weekly book review on sports books. He's not just a "stick and ball" sportswriter, he's willing to take on any sport as well as any subject.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

G22 - Phils, Mikolas earn 7-1 win. First win for both over Mohawks.

Final, Saratoga drops Amsterdam 7-1. This is the first win of the year by the Phillies over Amsterdam and is also the first win of the year for the hard-working Miles Mikolas.

Bottom of the ninth, Amsterdam. Score: 7-1 Saratoga
Pitching change for Saratoga Josh Zinser (NC State) in for Sean Lucas to close out the ninth.
  • Stosh Hoover ss (Trinity Tx.) lead off walk. Steals second without a throw from the catcher.
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford) struck out swinging. 1 out.
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan) sharp grounder to third, Kyle Meyer (Marist) comes up with it, throws to first, pulls Jordan Wormsley towards home with the throw, but stays on the bag for the out. 2 outs.
  • Mike Spina 3b (Cincinnati) strikes out swinging. 3rd out.
    The line on Saratoga’s Sean Lucas 1 1/3 innings. 0 runs allowed without allowing a hit. He did walk two batters, but struck out three.

    Top of the ninth, Saratoga. Score: 7-1 Saratoga
    Amsterdam pitching change: Brennan Wojdyla (Marist) in for Josh Hammonds.
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern) struck out swinging. 1 out.
  • Ty Hohman 2b (Virginia Tech) Popped out to centerfield. 2 outs.
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion)
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky)
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland)
  • Jordan Wormsley 1b (Vanderbilt)
  • Kyle Meyer 3b (Marist)
    The line on Amsterdam reliever Josh Hammonds: 1/3 of an inning of work. Gave up 3 runs, all charged to teammate Sean Gregory on his one hit allowed. He struck out one batter.

    Bottom of the eighth, Amsterdam. Score: 7-1 Saratoga
  • Ben Clowe dh (Stanford) lead off walk. To second on walk by Ricky Pacione.
  • Brendan Rowland lf (UAlbany) struck out looking. 1 out.
  • Cody Reine 1b (LSU) struck out swinging. 2 outs.
  • Ricky Pacione 2b (Marist) walks.
  • Bryce Nugent c (Marist) slow grounder to the right side of first base. Newly inserted first baseman Jordan Wormsley (Vanderbilt) flips to Sean Lucas for the final out.

    Top of the eighth, Saratoga. Score: 7-1 Saratoga
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion) flied out to right field. 1 out.
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky) struck out swinging. 2 outs.
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland) a routine grounder to third, fired to first, pops out of first baseman Coey Reine’s (LSU) glove. To second on Tyler Biddix single past the second baseman. To third on Kyle Meyer walk. Scores on Domonique Rodgers RBI double. Score: 5-1.
  • Tyler Biddix 1b (Virginia) singles through the right side. To second on Kyle Meyer walk. Replaced on second base by Jordan Wormsley (Vanderbilt). Scores on Domonique Rodgers RBI double. Score: 6-1.
  • Kyle Meyer 3b (Marist) walks to load the bases. Scores from first on Domonique Rodgers RBI double to left. Score: 7-1.
  • New pitcher, Amsterdam. Josh Hammonds (Radford).
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State) Empties the bases with an inside out swing, skipping the ball just inside the third base line. The ball rolled into the left field corner and then bounced away from Amsterdam’s Brendan Rowland, giving Saratoga a commanding 7-1 lead. All three runs were unearned.
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville) struck out swinging. 3 outs.
    The line on Amsterdam’s Sean Gregory In 2 2/3 innings, he gave up three runs, all unearned. He gave up four hits, walked one and struck out four.

    Congrats to Saratoga Phillies PA announcer Mike James, he made the trip to Shuttleworth Park and won Wednesday night’s 50-50.

    Bottom of the seventh, Amsterdam. Score: 4-1, Saratoga
  • Defensive change: Kyle Meyer (Marist) on to play third, replacing Dale Alberto (Nova Southeastern).
  • Bryce Nugent c (Marist) strikes out swinging. 1 out.
  • Stosh Hoover ss (Trinity Tx.) strikes out swinging. 2 outs.
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford) singles to left, past a diving new third baseman, Kyle Meyer (Marist). To second on walk issued to Mark Onorati.
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan) walks.
  • Pitching change: Sean Lucas to come on in relief of Miles Mikolas. The starter still responsible for both runners.
  • Mike Spina cf (Cincinnati) strikes out swinging. 3rd out.
    The line on Saratoga starter Miles Mikoas 6 1/3 innings pitched. He allowed one run, earned on six hits. He walked one batter, the last one he faced and struck out five. He also hit one batter.

    Top of the seventh, Saratoga. Score: 4-1 Saratoga
  • Pinch hitter: David Coleman (Virginia) struck out looking, outside corner. 1 out.
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State) flied out to short left field, the shortstop, Stosh Hoover (Trinity, Tx.) goes out into left for the catch.
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville) lines a single into centerfield. To second on J.D. Martinez single to right field.
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern) singles through the right side.
  • Ty Hohman 2b (Virginia Tech) Amsterdam’s first baseman Cody Reine hustled over to foul territory, hauling in a high pop fly in the Mohawk’s bullpen for the third out.

    Bottom of the sixth, Amsterdam. Score: 4-1
  • Brendan Rowland lf (UAlbany) grounded out to the shortstop. 1 out.
  • Cody Reine 1b (LSU) grounded out to the second baseman. 2 outs.
  • Ricky Pacione 2b (Marist) strikes out looking, 3rd out. Lets umpire know his displeasure with the call.

    Top of the sixth, Saratoga. Score: 4-1 Saratoga
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern) walks. Heads to second on a hit and run with Ty Hohman at the plate, beats out flip from shortstop, safe. His hustle pays off, scoring on Larry Pempek’s RBI single through the right side. The throw is up the first base line and not in time. 3-1 Saratoga.
  • Ty Hohman 2b (Virginia Tech) grounds to shortstop, reaches safely without a throw. Advances to third on Larry Pempek single past a diving second baseman and subsequent throw home. Scores on Mike Moss sacrifice bunt down the first base line, Saratoga ahead, 4-1.
  • Pitching change, Amsterdam: Sean Gregory (UAlbany) comes on in relief of Amsterdam starter Luke Nellis. Nellis is still responsible for J.D. Martinez and Ty Hohman on the basepaths.
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion) struck out looking. 1 out.
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky) stings a single past a diving second baseman, Ricky Pacione), drives in J.D. Martinez. He goes to second on Mike Moss’s sacrifice bunt down the first base line.
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland) sacrifice bunt down the first base line, scores Ty Hohman. 2nd out.
  • Tyler Biddix 1b (Virginia) strikes out looking. 3rd out.
  • The line on Amsterdam starter Luke Nellis (LeMoyne) 5 innings pitched, allowed four runs, three of them earned. He gave up five hits, walked two and struck out four. He’s on the hook for the loss.

    Bottom of the fifth, Amsterdam. Score: 2-1 Saratoga
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan) grounds out to third. Long throw, but out. 1 out.
  • Mike Spina 3b (Cincinnati) grounds out to deep shortstop. 2 outs.
  • Ben Clowe dh (Stanford) second baseman Ty Hohman (Virginia Tech) called off by right fielder Domonique Rodgers (NC State) on the pop fly. 3 outs.

    Top of the fifth, Saratoga. Score: 2-1
  • Dale Alberto 3b (Nova Southeastern) grounded out to third. 1 out.
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State) skies out to right field. 2 outs.
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville) popped out to third, in foul territory. 3 outs.

    Bottom of the fourth, Amsterdam. Score: 2-1
    Correction: For Saratoga, Dale Alberto (Nova Southeastern) is playing at third tonight and Ty Hohman (Virginia Tech) is at second. Blame it on old eyes.
  • Ben Clowe dh (Stanford) singles into centerfield. To second on Brendan Rowland single. To third on Cody Reine groundout. Scores on Ricky Pacione RBI single up the middle. Score: 2-1 Saratoga.
  • Brendan Rowland lf (UAlbany) singles past third, under the glove of a diving Dale Alberto (Nova Southeastern). To second on Cody Reine groundout. To third on Ricky Pacione RBI single up the middle. Forced out at home on Stosh Hoover grounder back to the pitcher. 2 outs.
  • Cody Reine 1b (LSU) grounds out to second base. 1 out.
  • Ricky Pacione 2b (Marist) RBI single through the box, into centerfield. To second on Bryce Nugent hit by pitch. To third on Stosh Hoover’s fielder’s choice grounder to the pitcher.
  • Bryce Nugent c (Marist) plunked by pitcher Miles Mikolas (Nova Southeastern), takes first.
  • Stosh Hoover ss (Trinity Tx.) grounds back to the pitcher, reaches first on a fielder’s choice.
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford) strikes out looking with the bases loaded, sticks around for a conversation with the ome plate umpire. 3rd out.

    Top of the fourth, Saratoga. Score: 2-0
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion) slow grounder to third, thrown out by Mike Spina (Cincinnati) by a step. 1 out.
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky) The Phllies catcher’s just can’t catch a break. After Mike Moss hit a long drive to left field, to the fence with two runners on to end the contest last night, his counterpart Larry Pempek drilled the ball to right field today, it faded and hit the very top of the 16-foot wire fence and bounces back into play for a dramatic single. A quarter inch to the right and it’s a home run for Pempek.
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland) strikes out swinging. 2 outs.
  • Tyler Biddix 1b (Virginia) strikes out swinging. 3 outs.

    Bottom of the third, Amsterdam. Score: Saratoga, 2-0
  • Bryce Nugent c (Marist) reaches on an error by Phillies first baseman, Ty Biddix (Virginia). The ball was hit to his right, stopped, but not corralled. Pitcher Miles Mikolas was there, but the throw over was down the first base line. To second on David Giuliani single. To third on Mark Onorati groundout.
  • Stosh Hoover ss (Trinity Tx.) flies out to left field. J.D. Martinez (Nova Southeastern) measures his distance to the fence and reels it in. 1 out.
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford) grounds through the left side, past a diving Chris Buss (Old Dominion).
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan) grounds to third, slow bouncer. Ty Hohman (Virginia Tech) picks it up on the run and his throw is down the line towards home, drawing first baseman Tyler Biddix into the basepaths. He tags out Onorati as the two run into each other, but remain upright for the second out of the inning.
  • Mike Spina 3b (Cincinnati) flies out to right field. 3 outs.

    Top of the third, Saratoga. Score: Saratoga, 2-0
  • Dale Alberto 2b (Nova Southeastern) struck out swinging. 1 out.
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State) took a four pitch walk. Stole second and advanced to third when catcher Bryce Nugent’s throw bounced into centerfield. He came around to score on J.D. Martinez’s RBI double to deep center. Score: 2-0.
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville) popped out to third. 2 outs.
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern) rips an RBI double to centerfield, hits the base of the fence, driving in Romonique Rodgers.
  • Ty Hohman 3b (Virginia Tech) grounds out to third. 3 outs.

    Sorry for the delay, parking at Shuttleworth Park was almost impossible as the park is packed on a wonderful summer night here in Amsterdam. Needless to say the Coors Light Party Deck is once again abuzz with action for this contest.

    Bottom of the second, Amsterdam. Score: Saratoga, 1-0
  • Nick Punal dh (Brown) grounds out to the shortstop. 1 out.
  • Brendan Rowland lf (UAlbany) singles up the middle. To second on Cody Reine groundout to second.
  • Cody Reine 1b (LSU) grounds out to second. 2 outs.
  • Ricky Pacione 2b (Marist) grounds out to second. 3 outs.

    Top of the second, Saratoga. Score: Saratoga, 1-0
  • Ty Hohman 3b (Virginia Tech) grounds out to the third baseman. 1 out.
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion) drills a Luke Nellis offering over the chain link monster in left field for a solo home run, giving the Phillies a 1-0 lead.
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky) singled up the middle. A surprise steal of second by the catcher, a throw in front of the bag allows him to reach safely.
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland) struck out looking. 2 outs.
  • Tyler Biddix 1b (Virginia) flied out to right.

    Bottom of the first, Amsterdam. Score: 0-0
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford) grounded to the first baseman, flips to Miles Mikolas. 1 out.
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan) grounds out to the shortstop. 2 outs.
  • Mike Spina 3b (Cincinnati) strikes out looking. Sticks around the plate pondering the call. 3 outs.

    Top of the first, Saratoga. Score: 0-0
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State) first pitch, pop fly out to the second baseman. 1 out.
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville) flies out to right field. 2 outs.
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern) flied out to right field. 3 outs.

    Tonight’s starting line-ups.
    Saratoga Phillies (8-13)
  • Domonique Rodgers rf (NC State)
  • Nate Holland cf (Louisville)
  • J.D. Martinez lf (Nova Southeastern)
  • Ty Hohman 3b (Virginia Tech)
  • Chris Buss ss (Old Dominion)
  • Larry Pempek c (Northern Kentucky)
  • Mike Moss dh (Maryland)
  • Tyler Biddix 1b (Virginia)
  • Dale Alberto 2b (Nova Southeastern)
  • Miles Mikolas p (Nova Southesatern)

    Amsterdam Mohawks (15-6)
  • David Giuliani rf (Stanford)
  • Mark Onorati cf (Manhattan)
  • Mike Spina 3b (Cincinnati)
  • Brendan Rowland lf (UAlbany)
  • Cody Reine 1b (LSU)
  • Ricky Pacione 2b (Marist)
  • Bryce Nugent c (Marist)
  • Stosh Hoover ss (Trinity Tx.)
  • Luke Nellis p (LeMoyne)

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