Dave Warner/For The Recorder Mohawks base runner JaVon Shelby dives back into first base during Monday's game in Little Falls.
Dave Warner/For The Recorder Amsterdam Mohawks starting pitcher Taylor Blatch warms up before Monday's game in Little Falls.
LITTLE FALLS -- The Amsterdam Mohawks came out on the losing end of a 3-1 decision Monday evening against the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs.
Bryan Greig tossed seven innings of scoreless ball for the DiamondDawgs to pick up the win, while Mohawk Valley scored twice in the first inning. Eric Strano's RBI triple highlighted the first inning for the DiamondDawgs.
For Amsterdam, Taylor Blatch took the loss after throwing six innings and allowing three runs. JaVon Shelby had three hits for the Mohawks, while Joey Aiola was 2-for-3 with a walk.
The Mohawks scored their lone run in the eighth inning when John Razzino was forced home after Aiola's bases-loaded walk.
With the loss, Amsterdam dropped to a PGCBL-best 29-9 on the season. The Mohawks are in first place in the East Division with 10 games to play, seven games ahead of second-place Mohawk Valley.
Amsterdam returns to Shuttleworth Park Wednesday evening against Utica.
-- Staff report