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Clones & Claws Split a Pair on Friday Night

June 4, 2021

‘Clones & Claws Split a Pair Teams Combine for Eight Home Runs During Double-Dip GAME ONE - Suspended Game from June 3rd Win: Montes de Oca (1-0) | Loss: Perkins (0-1)| Save: Metoyer (2)Attendance: 1,473Box Score I * Play-by-Play* LAKEWOOD, NJ (June 4, 2021) – With Jersey Shore leading 3-1

‘Clones & Claws Split a Pair

Teams Combine for Eight Home Runs During Double-Dip

GAME ONE - Suspended Game from June 3rd

Win: Montes de Oca (1-0) | Loss: Perkins (0-1)| Save: Metoyer (2)Attendance: 1,473Box Score I Play-by-Play

LAKEWOOD, NJ (June 4, 2021) – With Jersey Shore leading 3-1 headed to the top of the fourth on Thursday night, the game was suspended due to rain. When play resumed on Friday afternoon - after an hour and 35 minute rain delay - the Cyclones rallied late for a 6-4 win over the Blue Claws.

BIG MOMENTS GAME ONE

  • Brett Baty had a home run on Thursday before play was suspended and hit a three-run blast in the top of the 7th on Friday that gave Brooklyn a 4-3 edge.
  • Brooklyn’s Ronny Mauricio connected on his fifth round-tripper of the year to add some insurance runs in the top of the ninth. His two-run blast made it 6-3.
  • With Brooklyn leading 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Bryce Montes de Oca struck out Hunter Hearn with runners on first and second to end the threat and keep the Cyclones ahead.

KEY CYCLONES PERFORMERS GAME ONE

  • Ronny Mauricio: 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
  • Brett Baty: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, BB
  • Eric Orze: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Bryce Montes de Oca: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K

*GAME TWO *

Win: Zabala (2-2) | Loss: Winans (1-1) Attendance: 2,399Box Score I Play-by-Play

LAKEWOOD, NJ (June 4, 2021) – Brooklyn jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but Jersey Shore hit four home runs and then scored the go-ahead run thanks to a pair of catcher interference calls to win the nightcap by the count of 5-4.

BIG MOMENTS GAME TWO

  • Brett Baty had a two-RBI single in the top of the 1st and later came home on a sacrifice fly from Luke Ritter that gave the Cyclones a 3-0 lead.
  • Cyclones starter Jaison Vilera surrendered four solo home runs, including a pair in the bottom of the fourth that got the Blue Claws even...Vilera has allowed 10 home runs in 21.0 innings on the mound so far in 2021.
  • Brooklyn’s Francisco Alvarez hit his second home run of the year to give Brooklyn a 4-3 edge in the fifth….Hunter Markwardt hit Jersey Shore’s fourth home run of the game in the bottom of the frame to get things back even.
  • RHP Allan Winans worked out of a bases loaded jam in the bottom of the fifth when he got Rudy Rott to line out to left field to end the threat.
  • Cyclones catcher Jose Mena was called for catcher’s interference twice in the bottom of the sixth inning, leading to a bases loaded with one out situation. Hunter Markwadt hit a grounder to second base on which Brooklyn tried to turn two, but Markwardt beat out the relay throw to first allowing the go-ahead run to score.

KEY CYCLONES PERFORMERS GAME TWO

  • Francisco Alvarez: 1-for-1, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB, HBP
  • Brett Baty: 1-for-3, R, 2 RBI
  • Jaison Vilera: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 4 HR

NEWS AND NOTES

  • The Cyclones and Blue Claws combined to hit eight home runs over the two games.
  • Brooklyn pitching struck out 19 batters over the course of the two games.
  • The Cyclones were charged with seven errors over the two games and have 36 miscues in 25 games so far this season.

WHAT’S NEXT

Cyclones at Jersey Shore, Saturday, 7:05 p.m. - FirstEnergy Park
Probables: RHP Alec Kisena (1-2, 4.63 ERA) vs. RHP Noah Skirrow (0-0, 1.17 ERA)
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