Tuesday, September 3rd: Vermont Splits a Pair as Powers Posts Shutout & McKinney Homers

 

A’s Farmhand Of The Day

Vermont Lake Monsters Pitcher Brent Powers (7 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)

Vermont Lake Monsters Pitcher Brent Powers (7 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 9 K)

 

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE  (Class-A Short-Season)

GAME #1

Staten Island Yankees        6

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

LP – Vattuone 1-1 / 4.61

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Lou Trivino

(3 1/3 IP / 1 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 3 K)

 

In the completion of Monday’s suspended game, Vermont lost 6-2 on Tuesday. RHP Lou Trivino got things off to a good start on Monday by tossing 3 1/3 scoreless innings, allowing just 1 hit while walking none and striking out 3, and he had a 1-run lead when play was halted. But when play resumed on Tuesday, RHP Junior Mendez allowed 2 runs, 1 earned, on 3 hits over 2 2/3 innings of work, and RHP Dominique Vattuone gave up 4 runs in just 1 inning of relief to take the loss. First baseman Michael Soto and outfielder Billy McKinney both singled, doubled and drove in a run for the Lake Monsters.

 

GAME #2

Staten Island Yankees        0

Vermont Lake Monsters  2

WP – Powers 6-3 / 2.43

HR – McKinney (1), Macklin (1)

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Farmhand Of The Game:

Pitcher Brent Powers

(7 IP / 5 H / 0 ER / 0 BB / 9 K / Win)

 

In Tuesday’s second game, LHP Brent Powers had one of his best outings of the season, tossing a complete-game 7-inning shutout for Vermont. Powers gave up 5 hits while walking none and striking out 9 over 7 scoreless innings to earn his 6th win. A’s top draft pick Billy McKinney also had a big game, collecting 3 hits, including his 1st home run for Vermont, to raise his average with the Lake Monsters to .387.

 

Wednesday’s Game:

Beloit @ Clinton – 4:30pm PT / 6:30pm CT (Midwest League Playoff Game)

Staten Island @ Vermont – 4:05pm PT / 7:05pm ET

 

 

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