Articles from 2019
The New York Mets today announced the winners of the 2019 Sterling Awards, emblematic of the top minor league performers in New York’s farm system. This season, the Mets recognized the top hitter, pitcher, defender, baserunner and coach in their minor league system. Additionally, a hitter and pitcher from the Dominican Summer League (DSL) were honored for their standout seasons.
A look back at the 2019 season and how the Cyclones became NYPL Champions.
The Brooklyn Cyclones defeated the Lowell Spinners by the score of 4-3 on Tuesday Night at MCU Park to win the 2019 New York-Penn League Championship. For the Cyclones it marked their first solo title in franchise history after splitting a championship with the Williamsport Crosscutters in 2001.
The Spinners scored first and staved off Brooklyn for a 3-1 win in Game 2.
Thanks to Brooklyn's thrilling 4-3 victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades on Friday night, the Cyclones are headed to the New York-Penn League Finals for the first time since 2010.
The Cyclones and Renegades head into Friday night with the series tied at 1-1 setting up a winner-moves-on finale on Friday night.
Major League All-Star Jed Lowrie will continue his MLB Rehab Assignment with the Cyclones on Thursday for Game Two of the NYPL Sem-Finals.
CONEY ISLAND, NY (September 2, 2019) – Behind Long Island native Frank Valentino’s nine-strikeout performance, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, clinched a postseason berth with a 4-1 victory over the Staten Island Yankees Monday afternoon at MCU Park. With the win, the Cyclones clich their first McNamara Division title since 2010, and first playoff berth since 2012.
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W: Valentino (2-4)
L: Mejias (2-1)
SV: Santos (1)
• Frank Valentino struck out nine batters over 5 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and one run with two walks in a victory that sends the Cyclones to playoffs.
• Brooklyn rallied for three runs in the bottom of the third, scoring on an RBI single from Wilmer Reyes and a two-run double by Luke Ritter to take a 3-0 advantage.
• Nick MacDonald, Hunter Parsons, and Reyson Santos combined to throw 3 2/3 scoreless innings, striking out seven batters.
• Mets rehabber Robinson Cano, playing as the designated hitter, went 0-3 with an RBI groundout.
KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS
• Frank Valentino: W, 5.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 9 K
• Luke Ritter: 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
• Wilmer Reyes: 2-3, 2B, RBI, BB, R
• Nick MacDonald: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 K
NEWS & NOTES
• Brooklyn begins the playoffs at Hudson Valley Wednesday night, opening up a three-game series. The two will play Wednesday at Hudson Valley, Thursday in Brooklyn, and Friday in Brooklyn if necessary.
• The Cyclones finish the season 43-32, closing with the most wins since the 2012 season.
Cyclones at Hudson Valley Renegades – New York Penn League Semifinals
Dutchess Stadium – Wappingers Falls, NY
Probables: RHP Michel Otanez (2-1, 2.97 ERA) vs. TBA
The 20th season in Brooklyn Cyclones history will begin on Thursday, June 18th when the Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees on Coney Island.
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The New York Mets have announced that eight-time All-Star Robinson Cano will continue his MLB Rehab Assignment and play with the Cyclones on Monday afternoon in the regular season finale. Coincidentally, the Cyclones will take on the Staten Island Yankees, the team that Robinson played for in 2001 and 2002. Game time is 4:00 PM with gates opening at 3:00 PM.
Cano was diagnosed with a torn hamstring on August 5th and placed on the IL at that time. In 86 games with the Mets this season, Cano is batting .252 (82-325) with 10 home runs and 32 RBI.
With two games left in the regular season, the Cyclones are currently tied with the Aberdeen IronBirds for the Wild Card and are 1.0 game behind the Hudson Valley Renegades for the McNamara Division crown.
Join us for one last taste of summer on Monday, September 2nd as we close out the regular season with Fan Appreciation Day at 4:00 PM.
Join us for one final party in The Backyard with our BasebALL You Can Drink offer on Saturday, August 31st when the Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees at 6:00 PM with a special discounted rate for a limited time.
Join us on Saturday, August 31st for the coolest giveaway of the summer. It's Polar Bear Pete Alonso Bobblehead Night for the first 2,000 fans in attendance.
On Saturday, August 31st Coney Island will feel like the fictitious town of Pawnee, Indiana as we hold our Parks & Rec Tribute Night at the ballpark
With just a week left in the regular season, the Cyclones are neck and neck in the race for the playoffs and we want you here to cheer us on. So we're waiving all per-ticket fees to help make the most affordable fun in town, even more affordable.
The Cyclones are proud to announce the brand-new Military Mystery Box Program where fans can get great promo items while also getting tickets for those who have served in the Armed Forces.
In honor of National Dollar Day the Cyclones are offering Baseball for a Buck on Monday, August 26th.
Tuesday, August 27th is Military Appreciation Night at MCU Park when the Cyclones take on the Vermont Lake Monsters at 7:00 PM. As part of the night’s celebration of the members of our armed forces, the Cyclones are proud to offer FREE tickets to all active or retired military members.
On Sunday, August 25th the Cyclones will take the field as the Brooklyn Amazins as we celebrate our connection to the New York Mets. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a 1969 Dugout Black Cat Figurine courtesy of Coca-Cola.
Head to the ballpark on Sunday, August 18th for Italian Night at the ballpark. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Rocky Balboa Bobblehead PLUS it's a Sunday Funday so there's post-game kids run the bases.
On Monday, August 19th the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Todd Frazier "Fly Me to the Moon" Bobblehead courtesy of NYU Lutheran. Game time is 7:00 PM with gates opening at 6:00 PM.
The New York-Penn League will hold its 15th Annual All-Star on Wednesday, August 21st at Richmond County Bank Ballpark on Staten Island. It marks the second time that Staten Island will host the game, and the first time since 2010.
3rd ANNUAL HELP THE HUNGRY- AUGUST 27
With less than a month left in the regular season, the Cyclones find themselves right in the middle of a pennant race and we want you to be here and help provide that uniquely Brooklyn home field advantage.
Join us for a night that is sure to be out of this world as we celebrate Star Wars Night on Saturday, August 17th when the Cyclones take on the Tri-City ValleyCats.å
The Cyclones square off with their cross-bridge rival Staten Island Yankees on Monday Night at MCU Park. The first 2,000 fans will receive a Brandon Nimmo Bobble-Legs, we've got post-game fireworks and there's even a special Pete Alonso Jersey Package.
With less than a month remaining in the 2019 regular season, the Cyclones find themselves in the middle of the playoff hunt and we need YOUR help to provide the home field advantage that Brooklyn is known for.
Thursday, August 8 vs. Connecticut – 7 p.m. -- TICKETS
Brooklyn welcomes in the Connecticut Tigers, the Detroit affiliate, for the first of three games at MCU Park. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive speciality Coney Island socks. It’s also Corrections Officers Night.
Friday, August 9 vs. Connecticut – 7 p.m. -- TICKETS
The Cyclones transform into Los Jefes for the final time in 2019, taking on the Tigers in round two of a three-game set. The first 2,000 fans in attendance receive a Manager Fonzie bobblehead, celebrating the Mets legend Edgardo Alfonzo. Following the game, fans will be treated to a fireworks extravaganza.
Saturday, August 10 vs. Connecticut – 6 p.m. -- TICKETS
The homestand finishes off with a bang as the Cyclones and Tigers wrap up the series sponsored by Green Mountain Energy. It’s Mo Willems Days and the first 1,200 kids 12 & Under in attendance will receive “The Pigeon” cap. A Mo Willems special package for knuffle bunny and The Pigeon bobblehead is available here. It’s also a BasebALL You Can Drink and Vegan Night!
The Brooklyn Cyclones are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2012. And now you can enjoy it in style with an 18-person Luxury Suite for just $250.
Award-Winning Children's Author & Illustrator Mo Willems will be coming to MCU Park on Saturday, August 10th as we celebrate Knuffle Bunny, The Pigeon and Elephant & Piggie. The first 1,200 kids (12 & under) will receive a The Pigeon Cap.
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For a limited time, fans will be able to purchase a Field Box ticket for Saturday, August 10th and receive a Pete Alonso Jersey for just $20 total. Game time is 6:00 PM with gates opening at 4:00 PM.
Jerseys will be available in size Adult Small, Large, XL and XXL on a first come, first served basis. Sizes are not guaranteed. Jersey must be claimed on August 10th.
The Brooklyn Cyclones are teaming up with the MLB Network for “#SandloToTheShow Night” at MCU Park on Monday, August 5th with special youth events prior to the team’s 7:00pm game against the Hudson Valley Renegades.
Starting Monday, August 5th, and running for the remainder of the 2019 season, kids will eat free on Mondays. When they enter the ballpark all kids 12 & under will receive a voucher that can be redeemed for a kids meal of chicken tenders or hot dog with french fries and a drink.
Starting Monday, July 29th at 10 AM and running through Friday, August 2nd at 10 AM the Cyclones are waiving all per-ticket fees on individual tickets purchased for the remainder of the 2019 season.
Irish Eyes will be smiling on Thursday, August 1st when the Cyclones host Irish Night at MCU Park. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Cyclones Shamrock Stripe jersey courtesy of Budweiser. Game time is 7:00 PM with gates opening at 6:00 PM.
Due to Wednesday's rain out, the Corbin Bernsen ("Roger Dorn" ) appearance has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 8th. If you have not purchased the ticket package yet, you must do so at the MCU Park Box Office.
The Cyclones will celebrate Christmas in July on Thursday, July 25th. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Parachute Jump Light-Up Tree Ornament courtesy of St. Francis College.
Join us for Wayback Wednesday, on July 24th when we celebrate 2000s Night with an appearance from Uncle Rico (Jon Gries) with a chance to get a ticket and bobblehead for just $20.
The Cyclones will close out their six-game home stand with a special 11:30 AM start on Monday, July 15th. For a limited time (until midnight on July 15th), Field Box tickets are just $5.
Hellllllllllllllllo! And welcome to Kramerica Industries Park – home of the Brooklyn Marble Rye. On Saturday, July 13th we will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the show – everything from Gortex jackets to Pez dispenders, from Man Hands to Junior Mints – it’s a night every Seinfeld fan will want to be a part of. Here’s everything you need to know:
Pete Alonso won the 2019 Home Run Derby and reached the max of $10 off tickets for Thurdsay, Friday and Monday. That means Field Box tickets are just $5. Get em now...before they're gone.
Head to MCU Park on Sunday, July 14th for Marvel Super Hero Day when the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Spider-Man Bobblehead.
The Brooklyn Cyclones, in conjunction with Sony Pictures Television, will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the debut of “Seinfeld” during the team’s July 13th game at MCU Park on Coney Island.
Join us on Friday Night, July 12th for Freestyle Friday in The Backyard, featuring a performance from Alisha and All You Can Drink from 6:15 - 8:30 PM.
Join us on Wednesday, July 10th for Breast Cancer Awarness Night presented by Maimonides. All tickets are just $10 and the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a pink t-shirt. It's also our first EVERYONE runs the bases post-game.
Join the Cyclones as we celebrate Brooklyn Pride Day on Thursday, July 11th when the Cyclones take on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers at 7:00 PM. You can purchase a special Pride shirt package for just $20.
Spend your Fourth of July on Coney Island and enjoy the world-famous Coney Island Fireworks following our 6:00 PM matchup with the Aberdeen IronBirds. All tickets are just $15 and include a hot dog (or $4 voucher good for food).
The Cyclones will hold their 2nd Annual Grateful Dead Night on Saturday, July 6th when they take on the Aberdeen IronBirds. Game time is 4:00 PM and the team has two special packages for Dead Heads.
MCU Park will be transformed into a Build-A-Bear Workshop this weekend as we celebrate the end of school with Kids Opening Days. Here is all the info you'll need to know.
On Saturday, June 29th the Cyclones will welcome Red Titan Ryan and Combo Panda from the YouTube sensation Ryan's World.
The Brooklyn Cyclones are proud to announce a first-of-its-kind promotion with Build-A-Bear Workshop coming to MCU Park for “Kids Opening Weekend” on Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th.
Noah Syndergaard will take the mound for the Cyclones on Tuesday evening when the Cyclones take on the IronBirds at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen.
Head to MCU Park on Friday, June 28th when the Cyclones take on the Lowell Spinners at 7:00 PM. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Noah Syndergaard #PitchersWhoRake Bobblehead and then stick around post-game for fireworks.
For just $25 you will receive an exclusive cap, $10 food voucher and game ticket for our June 28th FDNY Night.
Sunday Funday returns to MCU Park when the Cyclones close out a three-game series against the Staten Island Yankees. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Mensch on a Bench Bobblehead and post-game kids get to run the bases.
Cyclones Announced partnership with Brooklyn based, Franklin Group
The best rivalry in Minor League Baseball renews this weekend when the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones square off at MCU Park on Sunday afternoon.
As part of Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversion the Cyclones will transform into the Brooklyn Jefes for three nights this season starting with Friday, June 21st when teh first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Roberto Clemente Puerto Rico Bobblehead.
Here's your chance to take home a piece of Paw Patrol Day with our game-worn Mighty Pups jerseys available exclusively through the Live Source App.
A strong mix of returning players and newly drafted college seniors make up Brooklyn's preliminary roster.
The Brooklyn Cyclones, in conjunction with Curemark, LLC, today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership for the 2019 season. Starting with Opening Day, Friday, June 14th, the team will introduce The Puzzle Piece Playhouse – a sensory safe space, designed specifically to accommodate children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as their families.
Everyone knows that Brooklyn Cyclones Opening Day is the unofficial start of summer. Things get started this season on Friday, June 14th when the Cyclones take on the cross-bridge rival Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM. Here’s a look at everything you need to know about the 2019 Opener.
MCU Park will be for the dogs on Sunday as we celebrate pups and pops with a special Father’s Day visit from the Paw Patrol. Here’s everything you need to know about the game to make your experience as smooth (not RUFF – see what we did there) as possible:
Paw Patrol Day, presented by Nickelodeon, will return to MCU Park on Sunday, June 16th and now is your chance to get tickets for one of our most popular games of the season.
The Cyclones have promo packages and giveaways for the whole family listed in our June homestand preview.
Join us on Saturday, August 17th for Star Wars Night. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Hyper Space and there will be post-game fireworks that are sure to be out of this world. We'll also have appearances and performances by characters from the films as well as Jedi training on the concourse and much, much more.
Walk together June 2nd at MCU Park for Crohn's and Colitis Cure!
Let the Kids Play! Tons of Fun for Little Ones to Start the Season
Single game tickets for the 2019 season will be available starting Wednesday, April 10th at 10 AM. Tickets will be available for purchase over the phone by calling 718 - 507 - TIXX or at BrooklynCyclones.com. Tickets WILL NOT be available for purchase in person until approximately May 1.
With Minor League Baseball Opening Day upon us, here is a look at where former Cyclones find themselves to start the 2019 campaign.
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Irish Night at MCU Park - one of the most popular games of the summer - will be Thursday, August 1st when the Cyclones take on the Lowell Spinners. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive an Irish Jersey (below). But for a limited time, fans can purchase our "Pot O'Gold" package and receive a limited edition Cyclones Shamrock Cap + a game ticket for just $17. Tickets will be available starting Thursday, March 14th at 10 AM.
The Brooklyn Jefes are back for the 2019 Season as part of MiLB’s “Copa de la Diversion”.
With Spring Training upon us, we will be catching up with former Cyclones as they prepare for the 2019 season. Up next is Brooklyn native, Manny Rodriguez
Spring Training is in full swing. Daylight saving time is here. That means more sun, longer days, and that summer is on its way. So with that in mind, we thought we would give you your first taste of summer with a sneak peek at this season’s promotional schedule…well at least the promotional schedule for the month of June.
2019 Surf Squad Dance Team Auditions are set for Saturday, April 27th at MCU Park.
Rugby United New York, New York City’s first professional rugby franchise, is excited to announce that single game tickets are now available for purchase. RUNY, a member of Major League Rugby, begins their season this Sunday against the San Diego Legion, LIVE on SNY at 5 PM.
With Spring Training upon us, we will be catching up with former Cyclones as they prepare for the 2019 season. Up first is New York-Penn League All-Star Billy Oxford, who led the NYPL with eight wins - all in relief.
Edgardo Alfonzo will return to Coney Island this summer for his third season as Cyclones manager, but he will be joined by an all new staff including former Mets outfielder Endy Chavez.
Cyclones manager Edgardo Alfonzo won’t be the only Mets icon on Coney Island this summer, as Endy Chávez – who made one of the most memorable catches in post season history as a member of the 2006 Mets, will serve as a coach for the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2019.
Start to plan your summer with our partial season plans. These mini plans start at just $40 and offer the flexibility to fit any schedule.
New for the 2019 season the Cyclones will be offering a special All You Can Eat Mini Plan for just $35 per game.
Girl Scout Night & Boy Scout Night are two of our most popular group events of the year. Hundreds of scouts get to enjoy a ballgame and then sleep over under the stars on the field at MCU Park.
The Cyclones are currently hiring for seasonal positions with the club for the summer of 2019.
Tickets for all 38 games, the best seats in the house, countless perks, discounted tickets and more. It's all waiting for you with 2019 Season Memberships for summer at MCU Park.