Short Season Friday: Cyclones keep winning; Kingsport loses; Akeel Morris solid in loss

SS-A: Brooklyn Cyclones 6, @ Vermont Lake Monsters 1

The Brooklyn Cyclones (40-20) open up a 9 1/2 game lead in the McNamara Division of the NYPL, with the 6-1 victory over Vermont.

Chris Hilliard: W (8-1), 6 IP, 5 hits, 1 er, 0 bb, 6K

Nelson Pereira: SV (1), 3 IP, 3K.

Patrick Farrell: 1-4, HR, 2RBI.

Cory Vaughn: DNP (There has to be an injury that is keeping Vaughn down.  Stay tuned for more info)

SS-R: @ Burlington Royals 7, Kingsport Mets 2

Michael Hebert was not good: 4 IP, 5 hits, 5 runs, 3 er, 5 bb, 2K.

Lucas Stewart: 2-4, 2B, RBI

SS-R: @ GCL Marlins 1, GCL Mets 0

GCL Mets 2, @ GCL Marlins 1

Akeel Morris: 4 IP, 3 hits, 1 er, 3 bb, 4 K (Game 1).  For the season, Morris is 1-1, 1.37 ERA, 19 2/3 IP, 11 hits, 3 er, 14 bb, 22K.  The Mets front office is excited about the future of their 2010 10th round draft pick.

In game 2 Ernesto Yanez pitched 5 no-hit innings, while walking none and striking out 4.