Dutchmen Rout Pilots As Bats Continue to Come Alive
The Albany Dutchmen (4-5) defeated the Newark Pilots (4-5) on Tuesday night at Bob Bellizzi Field by a score of 13-5. The Dutchmen bats continued to come alive putting together a seven run inning for the second straight game.
The Pilots were the first to score after an Adam Grace (Siena) RBI single in the second inning. Newark tacked on another run in the third from a Dutchmen throwing error to take a 2-0 lead.
After the third inning it was all Dutchmen. Albany blew the game open racking up 12 runs between the fourth and sixth inning to take a 12-2 lead. Steve Anderson's grand slam in the fourth was the highlight of the rout, blasting his second homerun of the season to right field. The Georgetown first basemen now has six hits and 10 RBI's in his last three games.
Albany strung together another 14 hits on Tuesday, bringing them to 29 in the last two contests. Will Remillard (Temple University) and Anthony Turgeon (Central Connecticut State) each went 2-3 at the plate, Remillard had two runs and an RBI. Luke Swenson (UC Santa Barbara) lead Newark bats going 2-5.
Mike Hughes (Hudson Valley CC) recorded the win for Albany. The Dutchmen starter went six innings, striking out three and allowing six hits and two runs. Mike Saunders (Saginaw Valley State) was tagged with the loss for the Pilots.
Both teams will square off once again tomorrow night in Newark at 7 p.m. For all Dutchmen information please visit www.dutchmenbaseball.com.
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