Aug. 15 in Vermont
The Cyclones offense exploded for seven runs and starter Marcos Molina dominated as the Brooks shut out the Lake Monsters.
The All-Star hurler Molina pitched seven innings, and fanned a season-high 12 batters, while allowing just one hit.
The game remained scoreless until the top of the fourth when Michael Bernal single gave the Cyclones the 1–0 lead. It stayed that way into te sixth when Michael Conforto lead off with a single and later scored on Pedro Perez’s bases-loaded base knock. Anthony Chavez double later cleared the bases, giving the Clones a 5–0. lead The Clones tacked on one run apiece in the seventh inning and the ninth innings to put the game away.
Luis Rengel pitched a perfect eighth, and Edioglis Villasmil closed out the game.
The win keeps the Cyclones one game up on the Connecticut Tigers for the league’s lone wild card spot.
The Cyclones take on the Lake Monsters again in Vermont tonight. We know this is short notice, but let’s all go. Who’s in?