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Generals sweep Cannoneers at home

HERKIMER, NY – Building on a 20-0 victory in their last home game, the Herkimer Generals baseball team swept Jefferson on Wednesday (4/16) at home a combined 21-to-2, defeating the Cannoneers 8-0 and 13-2.

Herkimer (13-3) got more solid pitching from Brandon Nylin (Hyde Park, NY) and Marcus Failing (Fort Plain, NY). Each collected their second win of the season, only allowing six hits in 11 innings pitched. Nylin went six innings, striking out six hitters. Failing went five innings due to a mercy rule, fanning seven batters.

Mark Giallanzo (Oneonta, NY) did come in relief of game one with the team up 8-0, not allowing a hit in one inning pitched, striking out two.

As for the offense, Herkimer got a season-high four RBI from John Boland (Rhinebeck, NY) in game one and season-high two RBI from Michael Fancher (Gloversville, NY) in game two. Both players hit a home run in their respective game. It was Boland’s first of the season and fifth as a General, while Fancher’s was his first career home run.

Thomas Carrigan (Niskayuna, NY) was another player to get multiple RBI in the doubleheader. The sophomore went 2-for-3 with 3RBI, a season-high, accumulating seven RBI in his last three games.

Up next for Herkimer is Montgomery County Community College on Friday, April 17th. The Raptors are 14-5 and winners of their last five games. Game time between these two teams is scheduled for 2 and 4 p.m.

Game One:

Herkimer (12-3) 8

Jefferson (3-12) 0

Cannoneers 000 000 0 3 | 0

Generals 301 013 0 10 | 8



Brandon Nylin (W, 2-0) 6IP 3H 0R 0ER 6K

Mark Giallanzo 1IP 0H 0R 0ER 2K


Arman Lakhani 6IP 10H 8R 4ER 5BB 2K



John Boland 2-for-3 1R 4RBI 12B 1HR

Tyler Phillips 1-for-4 1R 1RBI 13B

Patrick Dorrian 1-for-4 1R 1RBI 13B

Chris Rave 2-for-3 1RBI 12B

Jake Rouse 1-for-2 1RBI


Brandon Noble 1-for-2

Yonnelle Firebrace 1-for-3

Game Two:

Herkimer (13-3) 13

Jefferson (3-13) 2

Cannoneers 000 11 3 | 2

Generals 730 04 14| 13



Marcus Failing (W, 2-0) 5IP 3H 2R 2ER 5BB 7K


Adrian Fittock (L, 0-3) 2/3IP 6H 7R 6ER 1BB

Christian Jordan 3 1/3IP 8H 6R 4ER 1BB 2K



Thomas Carrigan 2-for-3 2R 3RBI

Michael Fancher 1-for-2 1R 2RBI 1HR

Taishi Terashima 2-for-2 1R 1RBI 12B

Patrick Dorrian 2-for-2 2R 1RBI 12B

Chrisitan Malave 1-for-2 1R 1RBI

Jake Rouse 1-for-3 1RBI 12B

Next Doubleheader: 4/17 vs. Montgomery 2 & 4 p.m.

-Giorgio Varlaro

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