Finocchi earns second win this week for Royals

The Rochester Royals defeated the Hasting Hawks 11-1 in amateur baseball on Sunday.

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ROCHESTER — Matteo Finocchi pitched his second strong game of the week as the as the Rochester Royals defeated the Hastings Hawks 11-1 in seven innings amateur baseball at Mayo Field on Sunday

Finocchi tossed a two-hit shutout against the Rochester Roadrunners in the season opener on Wednesday night. On Sunday afternoon, the left-hander allowed one earned run on six hits over six innings as he improved to 2-0. He walked six and struck out five.

Nick Pearson and Adam Marshall were both 2-for-4 with a solo home run for the Royals.

Veteran Matt Cano was 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Michael Michalak was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Alex Holets was 2-for-4 with three runs scored. Hayden Brown had a hit and drove in a pair of runs and he also tossed a scoreless seventh inning in relief.

The Royals (2-1) will host the Minneapolis Angels at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mayo Field.


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