July 3, 2008 - 10:10pm
Batavia Wins Again Over Hudson Valley
The Batavia Muckdogs (9-8) tallied another win over the Hudson Valley Renegades (9-8), giving Nieto Arquidemes (2-1) his second win for the season. Arquidemes pitched five innings, striking out five and giving up just one run. Adam Reifer came in to get the last out in the 9th to earn his third save. On the losing end, Frank De Los Santos (2-2) suffered the loss, giving up nine hits and four earned runs.
Batavia scored first in the 3rd after Jose Garcia reached on a throwing error and Frederick Parejo singled to drive him in. They added one more in the 4th on singles by Jermaine Curtis and Blake Murphy. The Renegades answered right back in the 5th as Anthony Scelfo and Mark Thomas both doubled to score one.
The big inning for the Muckdogs came in the 5th as they scored three runs. Curtis singled and stole second and was driven in by a double off the bat of Jon Edwards. Back-to-back singles by Murphy and Christian Rosa drove in the last two.
Hudson Valley threatened again in the 9th after Kyeong Kang doubled and Scelfo singled to plate their last run. Curtis ended the night 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Batavia tries to celebrate the 4th of July and a sweep Friday night at 7:00.