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ASTROS LATE BURST PUTS THEM PAST PROSPECTS

PHOTO CREDIT: GARY LEININGER

STRUTHERS OH- It took 5 runs late for the Astro Falcons to pull away from Prospects on Monday to a final score of 6-4. The Falcons scored 2 runs in the 5th and 3 runs in the 6th to seal the deal.  They trailed 3-1 going into the 5th.

Michael Patellis ended up having a monster day for the Falcons going 3-4 at the plate with a pair of RBIs.  Mark Pieto also knocked in a pair of runs going 1-1 with a walk.  Andrew Hart put together a 2-3 day with 2 runs scored, and a RBI. Jay Michael-Wrona also collected multiple hits going 2-4 with a run scored.

Shawn Kristophel came in clutch for the win on the hill for the Falcons going 4 innings giving up 2 earned runs on 3 hits.  He struck out 1.

Andrew Kirilla got the ball rolling for Prospects. He went 1-3 a run scored, and a RBI.  Jake Hettrick mirrored those results.  Jak Kenney collected a RBI on the day.  Olindo Pezzone gathered multiple hits for the Prospects going 2-3 with a run scored.

Pezzone took the loss on the bump lasting 4.1 innings giving up 5 runs on 6 hits.  He struck out 4.

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