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MMLN – Schwinden Stifles Spinners

Schwinden fanned 12 hitters in 7 innings

LOWELL, MA - In a fast moving game on Thursday night, the Cyclones may have had trouble taking advantage of their many baserunners, but what they did put across the plate was just enough as Chris Schwinden breezed through the Lowell lineup. Behind a stellar performance on the mound and sound defense behind it, Brooklyn picked up its second consecutive shutout over the Spinners by the score of 2-0.

Not many superlatives can be used for Chris Schwinden's performance on Thursday night, but the 21-year-old right-hander and 2008 22nd round pick was dynamite as he shut down the Spinners for 12 strikeouts in seven innings. He impressively attacked every hitter he faced, pumping his 90-92 MPH fastball up and down the lineup and getting countless swings and misses. Though his breaking pitch [a... Recommended Stories