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'Clones Fall in Extras, 5-4

BROOKLYN, NY (August 3, 2018) – Despite rallying to tie the game late, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, dropped a 5-4 decision in 10 innings to the Aberdeen Ironbirds Friday night at MCU Park. 

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

W: Matson (1-1)
L: Colon (3-1)
S: Conroy (4) 

BIG MOMENTS

  • In extra-innings, Aberdeen scored the go-ahead run when J.C. Escarra scored from third base on a wild pitch by Yeudy Colon.
  • Down 4-2, Brooklyn tied the game with a pair of runs in the eighth, scoring on RBI singles from Brian Sharp and Walter Rasquin.
  • Brooklyn jumped out to a 2-0 first-inning lead against Ironbirds starter Jimmy Murphy. Ross Adolph scored on a groundout and Carlos Cortes scored on Murphy’s balk.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Wagner Lagrange: 2-3, 2 BB, R
  • Walter Rasquin: 2-3, RBI, HBP
  • Brian Sharp: 1-5, RBI
  • Billy Oxford: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K 

NEWS & NOTES

  • Brooklyn’s Christian James allowed two earned runs Friday. The righthander has surrendered two earned runs or fewer in eight of nine starts this season.
  • Wagner Lagrange has reached base safely in seven of 10 plate appearances this series.
  • The Cyclones played their second extra-innings game of the season, and are 0-2 in those contests (both at MCU Park).  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn vs. Aberdeen – Saturday, 6 p.m.
MCU Park – Brooklyn, NY
Probables: RHP Yeizo Campus (’18 NYPL debut) vs. LHP Matt Hammonds (2-2, 2.15)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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