TROY - The Tri-City ValleyCats put up three three-run innings and recorded an 11-5 New York-Penn League win over the Jamestown Jammers on Sunday.
While the Jammers were losing, so was State College. That meant Jamestown retained its two-game lead in the Pinckney Division.
The ValleyCats put up their first three-run inning in the first.
With one out, James Ramsay doubled and scored on a two-out single by Conrad Gregor. Michael Martinez followed with a home run for a 3-0 lead.
The Jammers got a run back in the top of the second when Danny Collins led off with his seventh home run of the season.
But in the bottom of the second, the ValleyCats scored three runs again.
Adam Nelubowich singled, moved to third on a single by Jack Mayfield and scored on a wild pitch by Jamestown starting pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas. After Chan Moon walked, Shane Carle replaced Neverauskas on the mound.
Ramsay sacrificed the runners up and they scored on a single by Tyler White for a 6-1 lead.
The Jammers pulled within 6-3 with two runs in the fourth.
Collins walked with one out and moved to third on a single by Jin-De Jhang. Both runners scored on double by Edwin Espinal.
Tri-City got those runs back in the bottom of the fifth.
Tyler White singled, Conrad Gregor walked and White scored on a one-out single by Ronnie Mitchell. Then Jake Rodriguez singled home Gregor.
The final out of the inning was recorded when a ValleyCat was thrown out at the plate.
The Jammers scored a run in the sixth when Michael Fransoso homered.
Another Jamestown run scored in the seventh when Adam Frazier and Jeff Roy walked to open the inning and Frazier eventually scored on a single by Collins to cut the margin to 8-5
However, the ValleyCats put up their third three-run inning in the eighth.
Adam Nelubowich doubled to open the inning and eventually scored on an error. The other runs scored on a wild pitch and another error for an 11-5 lead.
The entire league is off today and the NY-P League All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday at Connecticut. Seven Jammers have been selected for the game: Jhang, Frazier, Erich Weiss, Harold Ramirez, Roy, Fransoso and Roberto Espinosa.
Jamestown's next game is Wednesday at Batavia.