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Irish Eyes Go Home Smiling, BKLYN Wins 13-6

BROOKLYN, NY (August 2, 2018) – Behind big offensive nights from Walter Rasquin, Wagner Lagrange, and Manny Rodriguez, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, flew past the Aberdeen Ironbirds 13-6 Thursday night in the series opener at MCU Park.   

For the full box score, click here. For the radio highlight,click here.  

W: Selmer (1-0)
L: Rios (2-3)
Cyclones HR: Rodriguez (1)

BIG MOMENTS

  • Walter Rasquin went 2-4, including a three-run, bases-clearing double in Brooklyn’s six-run first inning to take a 6-1 lead.
  • Brooklyn native and current Cyclones shortstop Manny Rodriguez clobbered his first professional home run in the third, pushing the lead to 10-1.
  • Wagner Lagrange smacked a two-run double in the third inning to give the Cyclones a 12-1 advantage. Lagrange finished with three RBIs.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Walter Rasquin: 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI, R
  • Wagner Lagrange: 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI, BB, 2 R
  • Manny Rodriguez: 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
  • Nick Meyer: 3-4, RBI 

NEWS & NOTES

  • Nick Meyer, the Mets’ sixth round pick out of Cal Poly, collected a career-high three hits.
  • Brooklyn scored 13 runs for the second time this season (other: June 29 at Vermont).
  • Each player in Brooklyn’s lineup reach base safely at least once.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn vs. Aberdeen – Friday, 6:40 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: RHP Christian James (2-1, 2.25) vs. RHP Jimmy Murphy (2-3, 3.86)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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