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The Brooklyn Cyclones' (36-21) pitching staff helped secure another win against the Oneonta Tigers (29-24) on Sunday night, by a score of 2-1.
Wes Wrenn (2-0) got the win in his fifth start of the season. Wrenn had pinpoint control throughout his 7.0 innings, with six strikouts and no walks. He surrendered one run on four hits, lowering his ERA. to 3.11.
The Cyclones' lineup got started early as RF Nick Santomauro hit an RBI double to center in the first inning to score 2B Jake Eigsti, who reached base on a single. Eigsti came up to the plate again in the third inning and hit a double to left. All-Star 1B Sam Honeck followed up with another double, this one to right field, scoring Eigsti making it 2-0.
That was all the insurance the bullpen would need as Matias Carrillo came in to pitch a perfect eighth. All-Star closer Michael Powers earned his league-leading 13th save of the season, throwing a perfect ninth inning with two strikouts.
Following the All-Star break, the Cyclones return to Keyspan Park Monday, Aug 24 to host the Vermont Lake Monsters. The first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive complimentary Cyclones Replica Caps.