Sheldon Lee struck out eight, walked two and scattered six hits in six innings Tuesday as the Oneonta Outlaws cruised to an 11-3 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League victory over the visiting Albany Dutchmen at Damaschke Field.
Lee improved to 3-0 this season despite giving up three runs in the first inning. Nick Cioffi allowed two hits in three scoreless innings of relief to earn his second save of the season as the Outlaws improved to 11-6 with their fourth straight victory.
Second-place Oneonta remained three games behind league-leader Amsterdam, which beat Mohawk Valley, 9-4, on Tuesday to improve to 14-3. Third-place Newark (10-7) kept pace with a 5-3 defeat of last-place Elmira (6-12) to stay a half-game behind Oneonta.
Designated hitter Lucas Leifield finished with three hits, three RBIs and two runs to pace Oneonta's offense. Third baseman Zac Johnson contributed two hits, two runs and an RBI for the Outlaws, who got two runs, a hit and an RBI from catcher Shane Crain.
The Outlaws' 11 runs and 13 hits marked season-best totals at home.
Oneonta will host Newark at 7 tonight at Damaschke Field.
Hawkeyes 10, Glens Falls 8
Cooperstown snapped a four-game skid with a PGCBL victory at Doubleday Field as the Hawkeyes moved to 6-11.
Cooperstown shares eighth place with Watertown, which was off Tuesday. Glens Falls, Albany and Mohawk Valley all dropped to 8-9 on Tuesday to remain tied for fourth in the nine-team league.
The Hawkeyes play a 5 p.m. doubleheader at Glens Falls today.