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Hudson Valley wins on "balk off" 6-5

Photo Credit: Kevin Pataky

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY (August 5, 2018) – Yeudy Colon balked with the winning run at third base giving the Hudson Valley Renegades a “balk-off” 6-5 win over the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, Sunday evening at Dutchess Stadium in the opener of a three-game series.  

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

W: Myers (3-0)
L: Colon (3-2)
Cyclones HR: Chambers (3), Cortes (2) 

BIG MOMENTS

  • Hudson Valley rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Brooklyn on a walk off. Marvin Malone’s RBI single tied the game, and Allen Smooth scored from third base on Yeudy Colon’s balk.
  • Chase Chambers blasted a two-run home run in the top of the first inning against Renegades starter Easton McGee, giving Brooklyn a 2-0 lead. Carlos Cortes added a two-run blast in the fifth, pushing the lead to 5-1.
  • Hudson Valley rallied for three runs in the bottom of the fifth, cutting the Brooklyn lead to 5-4. Adrian Rondon’s run-scoring single highlighted the rally.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Chase Chambers: 3-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI
  • Carlos Cortes: 3-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
  • Ross Adolph: 2-5, 2B, 2 R

 NEWS & NOTES

  • Jaison Vilera snapped his scoreless streak at 29.1 innings, allowing a season-high four runs in 4 1/3 innings.
  • With the loss, the Cyclones fall to 3.5 games back of first place Hudson Valley with eight head-to-head games to play.
  • Brooklyn hit two home runs in a game for the third time this season.  

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn at Hudson Valley – Monday, 7:05 p.m.
Dutchess Stadium – Wappingers Falls, NY
Probables: RHP Eric Hanhold (MiLB rehab) vs. RHP Michael Mercado (1-1, 5.20)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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