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July 25 Spikes pregame notes

Brooklyn Cyclones (20-16) at State College Spikes (11-26)

When: 7:05 p.m. tonight

Where: Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

Pitching matchup: B -- Carlos Vazquez (2-2, 3.66); SC -- Nick Kingham (1-2, 3.60)

Notes: Kingham, the Spikes’ Opening Night starter, has allowed one or no runs in five of his seven starts. He leads the Spikes with 24 strikeouts. Vazquez, a left-hander from Mexico, has pitched five or more innings in three of his past five starts. Both pitchers are 19. Kingham turns 20 in November. Vazquez turns 20 in September. Spikes first baseman Alex Dickerson has produced multiple hits in his past three games. Outfielder Alex Fuselier has two multi-hit performances in his past four games. Outfielder Taylor Lewis walked three times Sunday to raise his on-base percentage to .357. He has 23 walks and 21 strikeouts. Lewis, a 10th-round draft pick from the University of Maine, is hitting just .192.

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