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Brooklyn's late rally falls short in 5-4 loss to 'Birds

BROOKLYN, NY (July 6, 2018) – Jose Medina homered and drove in two runs, including an RBI single in the ninth, but the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets had their late rally fall short in a 5-4 loss to the Aberdeen Ironbirds Friday night at MCU Park in the series finale.   

For the full box score, click here. For the highlights, click here.

W: Rios (2-0)
L: Wilson (0-2)
SV: Almengo (2)
Cyclones HR: Medina (1)
 

BIG MOMENTS

  • Jose Medina poked a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, cutting the Ironbirds’ lead to 5-4. Medina homered in the first, putting the Cyclones on the board.
  • Trailing 3-2 in the sixth, Aberdeen’s Nick Horvath blasted a two-run home run against Cyclones starter Kyle Wilson to take a 4-3 advantage.
  • Nick Meyer’s two-run single in the first inning put the Cyclones ahead 3-2.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Jose Medina: 2-5, HR, 2 RBI, R
  • Nick Meyer: 2-4, 2 RBI, R
  • Chandler Avant: 2-5, R
  • Kyle Wilson: 6 IP, 4 R (3 ER), 6 H, 0 BB, 5 K

NEWS & NOTES

  • With Friday’s loss, the Cyclones suffered their first sweep of the season. Brooklyn has lost four consecutive games for the first time this season.
  • Jose Medina blasted his first home run of the season.
  • Brooklyn (11-10) and Aberdeen (11-10) are now tied for second place in the McNamara Division.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn at Staten Island, Saturday 7 p.m.
Richmond County Bank Ballpark – Staten Island, NY
Probables: RHP Christian James (1-0, 2.75 ERA) vs. RHP Alex Mauricio (0-2, 2.93 ERA)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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