TROY, NY (July 17, 2018) – Jaison Vilera silenced the Tri-City ValleyCats over seven shutout frames Tuesday night to lead the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, to a 5-0 victory at Bruno Stadium in the series opener.
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W: Vilera (3-1)
L: Moclair (1-3)
- For the second consecutive start, Jaison Vilera fanned a career-high-tying nine batters over seven shutout innings, allowing two hits and one walk. The righthander struck out six of the final seven he faced, including all three in a perfect seventh.
- Hayden Senger drove in his first run as a Cyclone, plating Ross Adolph in the ninth inning to push the advantage to 5-0.
- Brooklyn jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first two innings. Nick Meyer doubled and scored in the second inning on Chandler Avant’s run-scoring groundout.
KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS
- Jaison Vilera: 7 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
- Ross Adolph: 3-5, 2B
- Wagner Lagrange: 3-5, RBI
- Chandler Avant: 2-5, RBI, 2 R
NEWS & NOTES
- Jaison Vilera has a 0.86 ERA over three July starts, including consecutive seven-inning shutout performances.
- With two more scoreless innings Tuesday, the relievers lowered their ERA to 1.45 (seven earned runs in 43.1 IP).
- Wagner Lagrange collected his third three-hit performance, while Ross Adolph collected his second.
Brooklyn at Tri-City, Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Bruno Stadium – Troy, NY
Probables: RHP Christian James (1-0, 2.43 ERA) vs. RHP Devin Conn (0-0, 0.00 ERA)