Walk off homer by Taijeron wins it for Clones

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Cyclones 2
Tigers 1

July 28 at MCU Park

The Cyclones won a classic pitchers’ duel in classic fashion — on a one-out walk-off homer by hot slugger Travis Taijeron.

Two games after Taijeron hit a game-winning grand slam, the 22-year-old, who’s hitting .405 over his last 10 games, gave the Cyclones a big win in a game they almost blew in the seventh and eighth innings, when the Tigers threatened.

The Tigers scored first on a solo homer in the third, but the Cyclones erased the lead in the fourth on Richard Lucas’s fourth dinger of the year.

Starter Randy Fontanez was impressive, giving up just two hits an striking out five in 4-2/3 innings. The bullpen was stingy, yielding just three hits the rest of the way. T.J. Chism got his third win and dropped his ERA to 0.98 with a one-two-three ninth.

The Cyclones are home vs. Connecticut Tigers at MCU Park [1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th Street in Coney Island, (718) 449-8497] tonight at 7 pm. For info, visit

Updated 5:25 pm, July 9, 2018
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mets fan from brooklyn says:
Hats off to tj chiz for having 3 wins as a relief pitcher!
July 29, 2011, 6:37 am

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