Mets Lower Minors: Gant Hit Hard, Cyclones Still Alive

An article by posted on September 4, 2012

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

Key Players

  • 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

Key Players

  • 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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