Monday was a great day for Brice Cutspec, as he clubbed two home runs to carry the Santa Fe Fuego (2-1) to a 22-0 victory over the Trinidad Triggers (1-2) at Fort Marcy Park.
Cutspec racked up seven RBIs on four hits for the Santa Fe Fuego. He doubled in the third inning, singled in the fifth inning, and homered in the sixth innings.
The Santa Fe Fuego got the win thanks in large part to Austin Cardens dominant, 10-strikeout performance. The Santa Fe Fuegos pitcher gave up just three hits over nine shutout innings.
The biggest inning for the Santa Fe Fuego was the sixth. The Santa Fe Fuegos bats caught fire leading to 12 runs. The Santa Fe Fuego scored in the sixth on a passed ball, a three-run home run by Cutspec, an RBI double by Nick Billinger, an RBI single by Eric Kozel, an RBI double by Craig Massey, a two-run single by Chevas Numata, and a three-run home run by Cutspec.
Jeff Lyons (0-1) was the games losing pitcher. He allowed six runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out two.
The Santa Fe Fuego easily handled the Trinidad Triggers pitching as eight hitters combined for 18 hits, 19 RBIs and 21 runs scored.