Local roundup: Suns split doubleheader
TORRINGTON, CONN. — The Pittsfield Suns split a doubleheader with the Torrington Titans on Tuesday.
Torrington won the first game 16-4. Pittsfield won the second game 5-4.
The Suns scored twice in the sixth inning of the second game to earn the split. Chris Cimmino started the inning with a double. Conor Moriarty's single plated Cimmino, tying the game at 4-4. Brian Moskey walked and Al Zachary singled, loading the bases and setting up the go-ahead sacrifice fly from Thomas Hughes. Moskey and Zachary had two hits each. Moriarty had two RBI and a run scored.
Matt Cuneo earned the win in relief. He pitched one and two-thirds scoreless innings. Declan Cronin picked up a two-inning save, striking out three.
A 12-run fifth inning allowed Torrington to pull away in the first game.
Pittsfield started strong, scoring three runs in the first inning on Eric Hamilton's RBI double and Justin Morhardt's two-RBI single.
The wheels fell off from then on, however, as the Titans took a 4-3 lead after four.
Torrington used nine hits and two Suns' errors to score 12 in the fifth.
The Suns remain on the road, traveling to face the Worcester Bravehearts tonight at 7 p.m.
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