The Cyclones traded wins with their bitter rivals Staten Island over the weekend.
On Sunday, Javier Rodriguez (2-5, 2B, HR(4), 4 RBI) led the Cyclones with two hits, including a three-run home run.
Danny Muno was 4-9 with a double and 3 RBI over the weekend. Muno continues to lead the NYPL with a .450 OBP.
Bret Mitchell made his Cyclones debut on Sunday pitching 4 2/3 innings, allowing six hits and one earned run. Mitchell walked two and struck out two. He was just promoted from Kingsport.
SS-R: Saturday: Kingsport Mets 5, @ Burlington Royals 1
Akeel Morris continues to be the epitome of being effectively wild. Morris allowed one unearned run on just two hits in his five innings of work. Opponents are now hitting just .182 off of Morris this season (26 hits in 39 2/3 IP).
Now to the wildness factor. Morris walked a season high five while striking out four. He has walked at least three batters in each of his eight starts, and leads the Appalachian League with 26 base on balls (5.9 BB/9). Morris also leads the league with 53 k's (12.2 K/9). Certainly there is still a lot of work to be done with the 18-year old Morris. Missing bats and limiting hits tells me his stuff his very good.
SS-R: Saturday: @ GCL Astros 5, GCL Mets 3
Sunday: GCL Marlins 4, @ GCL Mets 3- 11 innings
Check out Craig Missigman's (37th round) line from Saturday: 2 2/3, 0 hits, 4 er, 4 bb, 3k.
Matthew Budgell (10th round) pitched two-hit ball over four innings on Sunday. He allowed an unearned run while walking one and striking out one. This was Budgell's first pro start after making three relief appearances. For the season he has impressive line: 9 IP, 4 hits, 2 runs, 1 er, 2 bb, 7 K.