Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/18/13
Vermont 1, Brooklyn 0 Miller Diaz was once again brilliant from the mound in his six innings of work but in a losing effort, as the Cyclones were shutout by Vermont 1-0. Both pitchers were showing their best stuff with the game staying scoreless into the sixth inning. Brooklyn was unable to provide Diaz with any run support, but Gavin Cecchini was a perfect 4-for-4 extending his hit streak to 15 games. Diaz tossed 6.0 IP, allowed five hits and struck out seven Vermont batters. Diaz allowed no runs through the first five innings, until the Lake Monsters struck on a few hits in the sixth. Vermont cleanup hitter Ryan Huck got it started with a one out double deep to center field over the head of Patrick Biondi. Huck then advanced to third on a sacrifice fly to right field, but James Roche made it a close play with a strong throw from deep right. With two outs, Jaycob Brugman hit a line drive single to right field, bringing home the first run of the game and giving the Lake Monsters a 1-0 lead.
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