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Pitchers Duel Ends in Tigers 2-0 Victory

August 13, 2019 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) - Tri-City ValleyCats News Release

NORWICH, CT - The Connecticut Tigers defeated the Tri-City ValleyCats by a final score of 2-0 on Tuesday night, a game that saw just six hits between the two clubs. The Tigers two runs came from a sacrifice fly in the second and RBI double in the sixth inning.

Kyle Serrano started the ballgame for the 'Cats, throwing one scoreless inning before giving way to Jairo Lopez. Lopez gave up one hit through four and two thirds innings, walking five Tigers, and was tagged with the loss.

Christian Mejias threw the final two and a third innings, allowing one hit while both walking and striking out two Tigers. The offense for the 'Cats came from Bryan Arias who collected two singles, and Luis Guerrero who had the other base knock.

Despite the loss in the series finale, the 'Cats took two out of three games from the Tigers and return to Troy to take on the Aberdeen IronBirds on Wednesday through Friday. The IronBirds roster features this year's number one overall pick in the MLB Draft, catcher Adley Rutschman.

Wednesday is Woodstock Rock Night at The Joe, presented by American National Insurance. In celebration of Woodstock's 50th anniversary, the first 1,500 fans through the gates will receive a bobblehead of Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famer and Woodstock performer Jimi Hendrix. Thursday is Italian Night presented by Dig Safely New York, with postgame fireworks, and Friday is MiLB CommUNITY Night.

Full promotional details and tickets can be found at

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