Baseball handles Raptors at home 11-1 and 8-2
HERKIMER, NY – Building on their current five game win streak, the Herkimer Generals swept the Montgomery Raptors on Friday (4/17), winning 11-1 and 8-2.
Herkimer (15-3) got solid pitching performances from Chad Sinko (Cohoes, NY) and Jake Shortslef (Hannibal, NY), seeing each starter earn the victory in five innings of work. Sinko allowed five hit and one run, earning his third win of the season, while Shortslef allowed three hits and two runs for his second win of the season.
Going 5-for-7 in the doubleheader with four runs batted in and three doubles was Chris Rave (Middletown, NY). Doing the same damage was freshman Patrick Dorrian (Kingston, NY), also accumulating four RBI. The infielder went 3-for-6 in the doubleheader, doing all of his work in game one where he went 3-for-3 with the previously mentioned four runs batted in.
The Generals will continues their home stand into the weekend, hosting Clinton Community College on Saturday (4/18). Game times between the Cougars and Generals are scheduled for 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Herkimer (14-3) 11
Raptors 100 00 5 | 1
Generals 150 41 11 | 15
Chad Sinko (W, 3-0) 5IP 5H 1R 1ER 2BB 3K
Brandon Humbertson (L, 3-3) 3 1/3IP 11H 10R 9ER 1BB 1K 1HR
Sam Shyman 1IP 4H 1R 1ER 1K
Patrick Dorrian 3-for-3 4RBI 12B
Chris Rave 3-for-3 2RBI 22B
Jake Rouse 1-for-3 2RBI 1HR
Tyler Phillips 3-for-4 1RBI 12B
Christian Malave 1-for-3 1RBI
John Hanley 1-for-1
Chris Heckhaus 1-for-2
Herkimer (15-3) 8
Montgomery (19-9) 2
Raptors 020 000 0 3 | 2
Generals 00 413 0 | 8
Jake Shortslef (W, 2-0) 5IP 3H 2R 2ER 3BB 4K
Will Apps 2IP 0H 0R 0ER 2BB 1K
Gus Gill (L, 3-1) 5IP 5H 7R 1ER 2BB 4K
Matt Durkin 1IP 1H 1R 1ER 1BB 1K
Chris Rave 2-for-4 2RBI 12B
Taishi Terashima 2-for-4 1RBI 12B
Eric Downey 0-for-2 1RBI
Next Doubleheader: 4/18 vs. Clinton 1 & 3 p.m.