A player is congratulated by the team

The Pittsfield Suns made it two straight wins, beating Worcester 14-4. In the win, pitcher Tim Cianciolo set a team record with 12 strikeouts.

PITTSFIELD — Tim Cianciolo has been a solid member of the Pittsfield Suns pitching rotation for a season and a half. On Wednesday morning, Cianciolo etched his name into the Suns’ record book.

The right hander from the University of Massachusetts-Boston struck out a career-high 12 batters in six innings to set the team record.


Howard Herman can be reached at hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253.


Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.