WATERTOWN - After a six-inning pitchers' duel, the game got sloppy and the Amsterdam Mohawks scored four runs each in the seventh and ninth innings to pull away to a 10-4 victory over the Watertown Wizards on Friday at the Duffy Fairgrounds.
Chandler Shepherd got his fourth win for the Mohawks (17-3), while Nick Bradley suffered his first loss of the season for the Wizards.
Nathan Gomez got the Mohawks on the board in the first inning with an RBI single and Ed Charlton hit his fifth home run of the season in the fifth inning, giving Amsterdam a 2-0 lead.
Errors by Watertown's A.J. Capone and Chris Glynn allowed four unearned runs to score in the seventh inning. Evan Stephens got three of those runs home with a three-run double. He finished with three hits and scored three runs.
Derek Hagy led the Watertown offense with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored.
Gomez, Zak Colby and Matt MacDowell had RBIs for Amsterdam in a four-run ninth inning.
The Mohawks and Wizards will come to Amsterdam at 7:05 p.m. today to finish their home-and-home series.
The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League-leading Mohawks lead the Newark Pilots by five games.
Amsterdam 10, Watertown 4
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Watertown 000 000 022 - 4 7 6
Shepherd, Zlotnick (8) and MacDowell; Bradley, McNutt (8), Filipowicz and Capone