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Brizuela strong, but Vermont stronger in 7-3 series finale

BURLINGTON, VT (June 30, 2018) – Vermont starter Jhenderson Hurtado spun five innings of one-run ball, sending the Lake Monsters past the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets 7-3 in the finale of a three-game series Saturday night at Centennial Field.   

For the full box score, click here.

W: Hurtado (1-1)
L: Zabaleta (0-1)
S: Nightengale (1)

BIG MOMENTS

  • Vermont’s Jose Rivas delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth, breaking a tie to give the Lake Monsters a 2-1 lead. Vermont added four runs in the bottom of the sixth to push the advantage to 6-1.
  • Jose Brizuela’s run-scoring double to right field tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth for Brooklyn. Brizuela later doubled and scored on an error in the seventh, cutting the deficit to 6-2.
  • Jhenderson Hurtado twirled five innings of one-run ball, striking out five and walking one for the victory.

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Jose Brizuela: 2-5, 2 2B, RBI, R
  • Chase Chambers: 2-3, 2 BB
  • Chandler Avant: 1-2, HBP, R, SB

NEWS & NOTES

  • Brooklyn dropped its first series of the season, and is now 4-1 in three-game sets.
  • Tylor Megill, New York’s eighth round draft selection out of Arizona, made his professional debut.
  • Chase Chambers finished the three-game series with eight hits (8-14, .571).  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn vs. Staten Island, Sunday 6:00 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: RHP Kyle Wilson (0-1, 9.45 ERA) vs. RHP Roansy Contreras (0-0, 1.64 ERA)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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