Cyclones lead series 2-0
I - BRK 12; VMT 3
II - BRK 2; VMT 0
Vermont Lake Monsters
Game two starter Garrison Bryant, Jared Biddy, and Josh Hejka, join together in limiting Vermont to just five hits and no walks with a combined 14 strikeouts en route to a 2-0 whitewashing of the Lake Monsters Monday night at Coney Island. Bryant yields just two hits and no walks with nine strikeouts through 6.1 innings. He throws 73 pitches with 53 (73%) going for strikes en route to his fifth victory against one loss with a declining 2.18 ERA.
Meanwhile Brooklyn batters outlast Lake Monsters starter Michael Murray whom tosses a gem of his own, yielding no runs on just one hit and no walks with five strikeouts. But once out of the game, Antoine Duplantis and Wilmer Reyes each drive in a run apiece against reliever Jack Cushing. After which Cyclones relievers Jared Biddy and Josh Hejka take care of the rest.
Brooklyn hosts one more against Vermont before traveling down to Maryland for a three game showdown versus the Aberdeen Ironbirds. And keep a close eye on Staten Island versus Hudson Valley, as the Yankees can leapfrog em all.