The Cyclones fell behind early on Sunday and never recovered, losing by a final score of 15-2 to Staten island. The 15 runs and 17 hits were the most allowed this season by Brooklyn. The loss drops the team's record to 18-21.
The Cyclones got production from their first basemen, as Jose Jimenez hit his second home run of the year and Ike Davis picked up a pair of hits and scored a run. Josh Satin and Kirk Nieuwenhuis also each had hits.
Tim Stronach made his sixth start of the year, but pitched just a third of an inning and allowed five runs. Jeff Kaplan, Erik Turgeon and RHP Wendy Rosa all followed Stronach. They allowed a combined eight runs, but struck out 13 Yankees.
The Cyclones conclude their series against the Yankees at Staten Island tomorrow night. They return to Brooklyn on Saturday August 2, as they face Yankees again. On August 2, it will be Ladies night, with game time at 6pm.
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