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How Sweep It is! Jefes Win 9-2

BROOKLYN, NY (August 10, 2018) – Kyle Wilson struck out 10 batters, Chandler Avant and Jose Medina homered and Los Brooklyn Jefes, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, completed the sweep of the Connecticut Tigers with a 9-2 victory Friday night at MCU Park.   

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

W: Wilson (2-3)
L: Murphy (0-1)
Cyclones HR: Avant (1)
 

BIG MOMENTS

  • Kyle Wilson struck out a career-high 10 batters over five scoreless, no-hit innings, joining big league rehabber Jason Vargas as the only other pitcher with double-digit strikeouts for Brooklyn this season.
  • Chandler Avant lifted a two-run home run over the left field wall, beginning a five-run fifth inning. Carlos Cortes later delivered a bases-clearing, three-run double.
  • Connecticut broke Brooklyn’s combined no-hitter after 6 1/3 innings when Eric De La Rosa singled and Dayton Dugas homered against Andrew Mitchell, cutting the lead to 7-2.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Kyle Wilson: 5 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K
  • Carlos Cortes: 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI, BB
  • Chandler Avant: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
  • Jose Medina: 1-5, HR, 2 RBI

NEWS & NOTES

  • Kyle Wilson has struck out 18 batters over his past two starts, covering 12 innings.
  • Chandler Avant smashed his first professional home run in his 30th professional game.
  • The Cyclones collected their second sweep of the season and second against the Tigers. Brooklyn is 6-0 against Connecticut.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn at Lowell – Saturday, 5:35 p.m.
Edward A. LeLacheur Park – Lowell, MA
Probables: RHP Jaison Vilera (5-1, 1.74) vs. RHP Chris Machamer (0-2, 3.68)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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