The ValleyCats, who had allowed first inning runs in each of their previous four playoff games, took a 1 0 lead in the top of the first when Elkins singled with one out and Tucker sliced a run scoring double to left center field.
The fifth inning, bases loaded situation to which Clapp referred produced only one run but the 'Cats could have had more.
Clapp also expessed that the ValleyCats "aren't happy" but will be focused and determined for tonight's championship deciding game.
the game, keep the score even and give our team an opportunity to win," Cotton added. "I thought I made my pitch. I tip my hat to him."
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After Wierzbicki grounded out, with the runners moving up, lefty Tyler Heineman was walked intentionally and righthander hitter Cokinos swung through a slider by Renegades starter Jesse Hahn.
West got Shaffer to end the inning but his night was over and could have gone further, he said.
West said he didn't tire in the sixth.
"Yeah, we had it (the league title), we were Under Armour Shoes Low Cut there," he said. "It was 2 0. Cokinos) was up there with the bases loaded there (in the fifth inning) or something like that, to break it open a little, who knows what could have happened."
Catfish Elkins took second on an error by Renegades first baseman Ryan Dunn and Preston Tucker was walked intentionally.
ValleyCats manager Stubby Clapp expressed frustration for the entire team.
He also said that lefty Brian Holmes, who allowed one hit and one walk in 14 scoreless innings (one start, one relief outing) against the Renegades this season, will not be available in relief, even though he will have three days rest.
"I'm not happy and I wouldn't be happy if I were (any of) them," he said. "Championship right in their grip, no we've got to to it one more time.
hit a shot to the right of ValleyCats shortstop Joe Sclafani. He gloved the ball and fired a low throw that first baseman Jesse Wierzbicki couldn't scoop up. The play was scored a throwing error on Sclafani.
"I felt good, my arm felt, great, I was nice and rested and I was hitting my spots," he said. "(I was) working in and out, keeping them off balance. It was going well."
"Our bullpen has been great," he said. "I always want to go longer but whatever's best for the team, I'll do it."
They were unable to do so, however, wasting an outstanding effort from starter Aaron West and stranding eight runners through eight innings in a 5 2 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades that deadlocked the best of three series at 1 1.
What happened was, the Renegades finally got to West.
After West struck out Marty Gantt, Joel Caminero singled to left field. A groundout moved the runners up, then Tommy Coyle tied the game with a sharp single to left center.
"No, I didn't tire," he said. "I missed my spot on (Caminero's) hit," he said. "Sclafani made a great play (on DePew's Under Armour Shoes Green And Grey
West agreed the ValleyCats could have put the series away.
He allowed two hits, two unearned runs in six innings and struck out six in his six innings.
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"Yeah, . but it's baseball and things happen; tomorrow's a new day."
FISHKILL The Tri City ValleyCats got great starting pitching on Wednesday night, good enough to wrap up the New York Pennsylvania League championship.
ball), it was a long throw and he had to rush it, which is no big deal. I felt great through the entire (outing).
Ryan Dineen led off with a double to right, took third on a passed ball and scored on Sclafani's sacrifice fly.
Right hand hitter Richie Shaffer reached ValleyCats reliever Jamaine Cotton for three run home run in the bottom of the eighth after Cotton had walked the lefthand hitting Tommy Coyle to snap a 2 2 tie.
Clapp said lefthander Joe Bircher (3 4, 3.77 earned run average) will start for the ValleyCats tonight.
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