Baseball drops two in Rochester Thursday
ROCHESTER, NY – Traveling to Monroe Community College for their first doubleheader since the middle of March, the Herkimer Generals baseball team lost both games to the Tribunes 10-8 and 11-1.
Herkimer (5-7) had a 4-2 lead briefly after the top of the second inning, but then was outscored 8-1 in the remainder of the game to give Generals starter Jake Conroy (Kirkwood, NY) his first loss of the season. Conroy allowed five runs, three of them earned from six hits before he gave way to T.J. Carola (Hicksville, NY) after four innings pitched.
Showing up at the plate in game one was Christian Malave (Milford, CT) and Greg Musk (Rotterdam, NY). Each tallied three runs batted in from two hits. Malave hit his first home run of the season, while Musk got his first triple.
In game two with Chris Henry (Yorktown Heights, NY) getting the start - the offense only supplied six hits and one run in the shortened game - giving Henry his second loss of the season, allowing 10 runs in four innings off of 12 hits. Malave had two of the Generals hits, finishing the day 4-for-5 at the plate.
Herkimer is scheduled to travel and play SUNY Adirondack Saturday (4/9) in another doubleheader at 12 & 2 p.m.
Monroe Tribunes 10, Herkimer Generals 8
GENERALS 040 001 3 | 8 8 3
TRIBUNES 221 014 X | 10 12 0
WP: Zach Vennaro (4-0) LP: Jake Conroy (1-1) S: Colin Johnston (1); HR: Herkimer 1 (Malave), Monroe 1 (Santoro); 2B: Monroe 1 (Pringle); 3B: Herkimer 1 (Musk), Monroe 1 (Stack); RBI: Monroe 8 (Lewis 2, Santoro 2, Stack, Pringle, Brooks), Herkimer 8 (Musk 3, Malave 3, Lanning 2); Records: Monroe 7-10, Herkimer 5-6.
Monroe Tribunes 11, Herkimer Generals 1
GENERALS 000 01 | 1 6 2
TRIBUNES 305 21 | 11 14 0
WP: Tomczyk (2-2) LP: Chris Henry (0-2); 2B: Monroe 4 (Santoro 2, Ricotta, Brust), Herkimer 1 (Novenche); 3B: Monroe 1 (Santoro); RBI: Monroe 10 (Santoro 3, Ricotta 2, Stack 2, Brust, Brooks, Lewis), Herkimer 1 (Kiesow); Records: Monroe 8-10, Herkimer 5-7.
Next Doubleheader: 4/9 at SUNY Adirondack 12 & 2 p.m.