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BKLYN Loses Hearthbreaker, 10-9

BURLINGTON, VT (August 26, 2018) – In a four-hour, 31-minute affair, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, were outlasted by the Vermont Lake Monsters 10-9 in 12 innings Sunday night in the opener of a three-game series.  

For the full box score, click here.

W: Tovar (4-1)
L: Mitchell (1-1)
S: Adolph (6), Cortes (4)

BIG MOMENTS

  •  Vermont broke the tie in the bottom of the 12th inning, scoring on a Jeremy Eierman double and a Wagner Lagrange fielding error in left field, giving the Lake Monsters the 10-9 victory. Brooklyn committed a season-high-tying four errors Sunday.
  •  Carlos Cortes slammed a 424-foot, two-run homer in the sixth inning, pushing the lead to 8-3.
  •  Vermont made a monster comeback, cutting the deficit to 8-7 thanks to a three-run homer from Aaron Arruda and an RBI single by Jonah Bride.
  •  Ross Adolph led off the game with a solo blast, kick-starting a six-run first inning against Vermont. Adolph batted again in the inning, driving in the final run on a sac fly.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Carlos Cortes: 2-6, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R
  • Ross Adolph: 2-5, HR, 2 RBI, BB, 2 R
  • Jose Medina: 2-5, BB, R
  • Manny Rodriguez: 2-6, RBI, R 

NEWS & NOTES

  • Brooklyn has lost on a walk off by an opponent five times in August (five of 10 losses).  
  • The game time of four hours and 31 minutes marks the longest game of the season.
  • Brian Sharp extended his on-base streak to 27 consecutive games, reaching four times Sunday.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn at Vermont – Monday, 7:05 p.m.
Centennial Field – Burlington, VT
Probables: RHP Jose Butto (1-2, 5.31) vs. RHP Abdiel Mendoza (2-3, 3.40)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 

 



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