Spinners Defeat Cyclones 4-2

Lowell wins second straight on the road

By Lowell Spinners | August 6, 2017 8:16 PM ET

 

The Spinners (21-24) rolled in to Brooklyn (14-32) looking for their second conseuctive win with their first-round pick taking the hill for Lowell.

Yomar Valentin led off the game with a single and advanced to second base on a wild pitch. Frankie Rios then singled to left to home Valentin, giving Lowell a 1-0 lead.

Starting pitcher Tanner Houck got the start for Lowell. In three innings of work, he struck out three, walked none, and surrendered two runs (one earned) on four hits. 

Maritno Campana and Yoan Aybar kicked off the second inning with a pair of singles to put runners on the corners. The Spinners broke a 1-1 tie after Nick Hamilton reached on a fielder's choice, bringing home Campana.

Rios continued his productive day with a leadoff triple in the top of the third inning. Garrett Benge grounded out but brought home Rios to make it 3-1. After loading the bases, Nick Sciortino drew a walk to bring home Juan Barriento and giving the Spinners a three run lead.

Denyi Reyes dazzled out of the bullpen. In six innings of work, Reyes struck out nine while allowing five hits with no walks or runs. It was a career high in strikeouts for Reyes, who now leads the team with five wins on the season.

Lowell returns to Brooklyn tomorrow as they go for the sweep before returning to LeLacheur Park on Tuesday to kick off a six-game home stand.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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