WAPPINGERS FALLS - The Renegades fell to the Brooklyn Cylcones on Thursday night, dropping
to 4-3 overall on the early season. Brooklyn drove in three runs in the top of
the sixth, and tacked on one more in the eighth. They won by a final score of
4-0 in their third meeting with the Renegades in 2014.
For Hudson Valley, Enderson Franco started on the hill for
the second time this year. The righty impressed once again with another quality
outing that featured five innings pitched with no walks and no earned runs.
Darren Fischer and Gerardo Reyes came out of the bullpen in relief, and
combined for 4 innings, 4 earned runs and 4 strikeouts.
Offensively, Daniel Miles and Bralin Jackson both picked up
a couple of hits in the game. They were each 2-4, and teamed up for four of the
seven Renegade base knocks. Casey Gillaspie, Hunter Lockwood and Coty Blanchard
each singled in the contest, and are responsible for the rest of the teams base
Octavio Acosta went six innings of 4-hit baseball for the
Cyclones, and was the games winning pitcher. Behind him, Brooklyn’s offense
totaled ten hits and 4 runs.
Renegade pitchers combined to strike out 14 Brooklyn batters
on the evening, matching their season high against Aberdeen on June 14.
Their staff currently ranks second in the New York-Penn
League in overall team pitching.