BROOKLYN, NY (June 21, 2019) – A four-run fifth inning fueled the Staten Island Yankees to a 10-3 come-from-behind victory over the Brooklyn Jefes Friday night in front of 8,031 Brooklyn fans in the series opener at MCU Park.
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W: Ruegger (1-0)
L: Vilera (1-1)
• Yankees first baseman Miguel Flames went 2-4 with a grand slam home run in the seventh that extended the lead to 10-3.
• Staten Island rallied for four runs in the fifth against Jaison Vilera highlighted by Isaiah Pasteur’s two-run double, taking a 5-2 lead.
• Run-scoring groundouts by Wilmer Reyes and Zach Ashford gave the Cyclones a 2-0 lead over the first three innings.
KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS
• Yoel Romero: 2-4, 2 2B, RBI
• Joe Genord: 2-4, 2B
• Angel Manzanarez: 1-3, BB, R
• Wilmer Reyes: 1-4, 2B, RBI
NEWS & NOTES
• Brooklyn has lost back-to-back games for the first time in the 2019 campaign.
• Yoel Romero has hit safely in his past four games, going 4-10 with four extra-base hits.
• The Cyclones will transform into Los Jefes de Brooklyn two more times this season, coming on July 12 and August 9.
Cyclones at Staten Island Yankees – Saturday, 7 p.m.
Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George – Staten Island, NY
Probables: Matt Cleveland (0-1, 6.75 ERA) vs. Brian Keller (0-0, 0.00 ERA)