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