Mets Lower Minors: Gant Hit Hard, Cyclones Still Alive
St. Lucie – Off Day
St. Lucie opens tonight at 6:30 against the Jupiter Hammerheads (MIA) in the first round of the FSL Divisional playoffs. RHP Logan Verrett takes the hill for Lucie.
Kannapolis 5, Savannah 2
John Gant was hit hard in his first start for Savannah in their 5-2 loss
- Gregory Pron – 1 for 3, 2 -run homer, 1 walk, 1 strikeout.
- Gilbert Gomez – 0 for 3, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts
- Albert Cordero – 1 for 3, 1 walk. Still hitting .194 on the season
- John Gant – 4.1 IP, 10 hits allowed, 5 runs, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts
- Craig Hansen – 1 IP, 1 strikeout – With each outing, Hansen seems to be improving.
Player Of The Game: Gregory Pron for his 2-run homer, providing the only offense on the day for the Gnats.
Brooklyn 4, Lowell 1
Brooklyn kept its hopes alive behind a great start from Luis Cessa and some late-inning hitting
- Kevin Plawecki – 3 for 4, 1 run scored, 1 RBI
- Brandon Nimmo – 1 for 5, 1 strikeout, 1 caught stealing (5th of the season)
- Phillip Evans – 2 for 5, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout
- Jayce Boyd – 2 for 5
- Luis Cessa – 8.2 IP, 6 hits allowed, 1 run, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts
Player Of The Game: Luis Cessa, just barely missing a complete game and keeping the Cyclones in the playoff hunt.
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