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After a 56 minute rain delay, the Cyclones took an early lead on Sunday, but were eventually defeated by a score of 6-4, losing their second game in a row. The Cyclones wore replica Brooklyn Royal Giants uniforms on Sunday to pay tribute to the Negro Leagues, on African-American Heritage Night. (Matt Bouchard, pictured by George Napolitano)
LF Sean Ratliff made his professional debut in the game, and notched a hit in his first at-bat. Dan Murphy continued his hot hitting, as he’s gotten a hit in all of his three rehab starts with Brooklyn. Both Josh Satin and Kirk Nieuwenhuis each added a pair of hits, giving the Cyclones a total of 12 hits for the game.
Jim Fuller started for the Cyclones, and pitched 2.3 innings, allowing one run, with four walks and five strikeouts. Wendy Rosa, Manny Olivares, Mike Lynn , Roy Merritt all followed Fuller, allowing five runs, giving up 11 hits and walking six.
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