STATEN ISLAND, NY (July 2, 2018) – Ross Adolph homered and drove in three runs and the bullpen posted 5 1/3 scoreless frames of relief, sending the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets past the Staten Island Yankees 7-4 Monday night at Richmond County Bank Ballpark in the second of a three-game set.
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W: Oxford (2-0)
L: Kriske (0-1)
S: Colon (1)
- Ross Adolph went 2-4, including a two-run home run in the top of the second inning to give Brooklyn a 2-0 lead. He added a game-tying RBI single in the sixth inning, making it 4-4.
- The Cyclones broke a 4-4 tie, scoring a run when Chase Chambers hit into a double play with the bases loaded.
- Jose Medina added insurance for the Cyclones, crushing a two-run double into left-center field in the eighth to push the advantage to 7-4.
- Relievers Billy Oxford, Ryan Selmer, and Yeudy Colon combined to twirl 5 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball. Colon earned his first save, collecting the final six outs.
KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS
- Ross Adolph: 2-4, HR, 3 RBI, R
- Jose Medina: 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, R
- Nick Meyer: 2-4, 3B, 2 R
- Yeudy Colon: SV, 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 K
NEWS & NOTES
- Brooklyn snapped its two-game losing streak, improving to 11-6.
- The Cyclones relief core provided 5 1/3 scoreless innings, the first such scoreless game since June 24 vs. Lowell.
- Ross Adolph mashed his first professional home run, and owns a team-leading 15 runs batted in.
Brooklyn vs. Staten Island, Tuesday 7 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: LHP Kevin Smith (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP Nolan Martinez (1-0, 3.38 ERA)