|Payero Pitches SteepleCats Past Danbury|
|11:19PM / Sunday, July 14, 2019|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- Tre Kirklin went 4-for-4, and Nicholas Payero threw seven scoreless innings to lead the North Adams SteepleCats to a 9-2 win over Danbury in New England Collegiate Baseball League action at Joe Wolfe Field on Sunday.
Kirklin drove in a pair of runs, and Matt Koperniak and Shane Muntz each had a double in a 13-hit North Adams attack.
Payero struck out five and allowed just two hits in seven strong innings, lowering his earned run average to 1.29 this summer.
The SteepleCats (17-10) travel to face Mystic on Monday night, the first of four road games this week, before coming home to face Newport in a rare matinee on Saturday afternoon.