June 29 at MCU Park
One hit was all the Renegades needed to knock off the Cyclones 1-0.
The Cyclones lineup — who came into the night scoring 17 runs in the team’s last four games — fell completely silent, mustering just five hits and striking out a whopping 13 times.
The Mini-Mets’s pitching was excellent, but one mistake by reliever Casey Hauptman made all the difference in the eighth: Renegade right fielder Chris Winder took Hauptman’s offering just inside the left field foul pole for a home run.
The Cyclones only posed a threat to the Renegades in the second, when first baseman Luke Stewart doubled and third baseman Brian Harrison took first on a hit by pitch, putting runners on first and second with nobody out. But that’s where they would stay — three consecutive Cyclones hitters struck out swinging.
The Cyclones return home vs. the Staten Island Yankees at MCU Park [1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street in Coney Island, (718) 449-8497] on July 3, 6 pm. For info, visit www.brookl
©2011 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.