The Brooklyn Cyclones (8-2) racked up a season-high 15 hits in a 9-1 victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades (4-6) on Monday night. The Cyclones used a combination of big bats and outstanding pitching to notch the team's eighth win in 10 games -- best in the NYPL.
RHP Brandon Moore (2-0) made the start for Brooklyn, and allowed just one run on three hits in 7.0 innings. Moore walked one batter and struck out nine. He allowed a first-inning run, and then settled in to shut out the Renegades for the next six innings. LHP Lance Hoge closed out the game with two scoreless innings of his own, allowing one hit and striking out one.
On the offensive side, 2B Matt Bouchard and 1B Sam Honeck each went 3-for-5 with an RBI. Bouchard also scored three times, and his effort on Monday raised his average to .429 (12-for-27), fourth-best in the league. 3B Nick Giarraputo, C Dock Doyle, and LF Alex Gregory each had two hits in the game, with Giarraputo driving in a game-high three runs. Doyle, Gregory, and Luis Rivera had one RBI apiece.
The Cyclones return to Brooklyn to conclude this series with the Renegades on Tuesday, June 30th. That night, Reggy (the purple party dude) will appear at KeySpan Park, and the first 2,500 fans will receive a T-shirt, courtesy of the City University of New York (CUNY).
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