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Yanks take finale from 'Clones 5-1 behind Martinez

BROOKLYN, NY (July 3, 2018) – Staten Island’s Nolan Martinez tossed 6 2/3 strong innings as the Yankees topped the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets 5-1 Tuesday night in the series finale at MCU Park. The Cyclones dropped the rubber match of the three-game series.

For the full box score, click here. For the radio highlight, click here.

W: Martinez (2-0)
L: Huertas (0-1)
Cyclones HR: Sharp (2) 

BIG MOMENTS

  • Nolan Martinez turned in 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball, allowing one run on two hits with four strikeouts in a rehab start. Martinez finished his outing retiring 12 of his final 13 batters.
  • Brian Sharp’s second home run of the season, a solo blast, gave Brooklyn the early 1-0 lead in the third inning.
  • Staten Island scored five runs over the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings against reliever Joel Huertas. Andres Chaparro’s solo blast and Jerry Seitz’s two-RBI single highlighted the damage.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Brian Sharp: 1-4, HR, RBI, R
  • Kevin Smith: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
  • Tommy Wilson: 2 IP, 1 K
  • Kevin Hall: 1-3, 2B

NEWS & NOTES

  • With Tuesday’s loss, the Cyclones have dropped consecutive series after beginning the season winning four sets in a row.
  • The Battle for the Bridge, between rivals Brooklyn and Staten Island, is tied a three game apiece.
  • Both infielder Carlos Cortes (0-4, 2 K) and reliever Tommy Wilson made their professional debuts.

 WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn vs. Aberdeen, Wednesday 6 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: RHP Briam Campusano (2-1, 2.19 ERA) vs. RHP Jimmy Murphy (1-0, 1.69 ERA)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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