Chris Hayes continues improvement, pitching Ducks past York

Chris Hayes pitches to York. (August 12, 2012)

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Chris Hayes pitches to York. (August 12, 2012) (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

A change of scenery has done wonders for Chris Hayes.

The sidearming righthander had a 9.15 ERA with Bridgeport before being traded to the Long Island Ducks on July 27. The difference has been dramatic, and he continued his turnaround Sunday night. Hayes pitched seven innings and allowed two runs, five hits and a walk as the Ducks defeated York, 7-2, at Bethpage Ballpark.

Hayes, who...

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