The Brooklyn Cyclones (14-2) won their eighth straight game on Sunday, topping the Tri-City Valley Cats (5-9) by a score of 3-0. Brooklyn is off to the best start in franchise history this season.
LHP Jim Fuller continued his brilliant start to the season with 6.0 scoreless innings. Fuller has yet to allow an earned run this season and leads the NYPL with a 0.00 ERA. On Sunday, he struck out five batters and improved to a league-best 3-0 (tied with teammates Collin McHugh and Mark Cohoon).
RHP Mike Lynn followed Fuller's effort with 3.0 scoreless innings of his own, allowing just one hit and striking out two to preserve Brooklyn's second shutout,
1B Sam Honeck went 3-for-4 on Sunday to raise his season average to .309. Honeck added one RBI. DH Dock Doyle went 2-for-4 and drove in the Cyclones' other two runs.
The Cyclones wrap up their series with Tri-City on Monday, with an 11am game, before returning to Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 7th to take on the Aberdeen IronBirds. That night is Jewish Heritage Night at the ballpark, with an on-field hora before the game, a knish-eating contest and themed entertainment throughout the night. In addition, the first 2,500 fans will receive Cyclones Playing Cards, presented by Harrah's.
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