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BKLYN Downs Vermont, 4-1

BROOKLYN, NY (August 15, 2018) – Jose Butto allowed one unearned run over six terrific frames, sending the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, to a 3-1 victory over the Vermont Lake Monsters Wednesday night at MCU Park in the first of a two-game set.  

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

W: Butto (1-0)
L: Mora (1-4)
S: Zabaleta (1) 

BIG MOMENTS        

  • Jose Butto spun six scoreless innings, holding the Lake Monsters to one run on three hits and a walk. Butto retired the first nine batters he faced, striking out five in the victory.
  • Brooklyn took a 3-0 lead over the first two frames, scoring a pair in the second on Hayden Senger’s RBI double and Ross Adolph’s run-scoring single.
  • Ezequiel Zabaleta tossed one scoreless inning to earn the save after Tommy Wilson shut out Vermont over the seventh and eighth innings.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Jose Butto: 6 IP, 3 H 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 5 K
  • Ross Adolph: 1-3, RBI, BB, R, 2 SB
  • Hayden Senger: 1-4, 2B, RBI, R
  • Brian Sharp: 0-0, 4 BB, 2 R, 2 SB 

NEWS & NOTES

  • Brooklyn has won a season-high five consecutive contests, after winning four games in a row four separate times this season.
  • The Cyclones stole a season-high seven bases, picking up two each from Ross Adolph, Brian Sharp, and Jose Medina.
  • The Cyclones walked a season-high nine times, including four from Brian Sharp, who becomes the fourth player in Cyclones franchise history with four free passes.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn vs. Vermont – Thursday, 7 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: LHP Josh Walker (0-1, 3.86) vs. RHP Abdiel Mendoza (2-3, 3.64)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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