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Again: Renegades surprise 'Clones with walk off HR

WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY (August 5, 2018) – Down in the bottom of the ninth, Hudson Valley’s Ford Proctor blasted a two-run walk-off homer to beat the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season, Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, 6-5 Monday night in the middle game of a three-game set at Dutchess Stadium.  

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

W: Sprengel (2-0)
L: Gilliam (0-1) 

BIG MOMENTS

  • Ford Proctor belted a two-run walk-off home run against Ryley Gilliam in the bottom of the ninth to give the Renegades a 6-5 victory. Proctor finished 3-4 with two triples and a homer Monday.
  • Jose Medina’s RBI double in the eighth provided the go-ahead run in a tie game, giving Brooklyn a 5-4 lead.
  • The Cyclones struck for three runs on five hits in the first inning against Hudson Valley’s Michael Mercado, scooping up a two-run double from Anthony Dirocie to highlight the frame.
  • Las Vegas rehabber Eric Hanhold tossed two scoreless innings to start the game, striking out one and allowing one hit.  

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Anthony Dirocie: 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R
  • Carlos Cortes: 1-4, RBI
  • Ross Adolph: 1-5, 3B, RBI

NEWS & NOTES

  • The Cyclones have been walked off on consecutive nights for the first time this season.
  • Ryley Gilliam allowed his first two runs of his career, allowing Ford Proctor to hit his ninth inning home run which was the first of his career.
  • For the second consecutive night, Brooklyn took a first-inning lead when the Cyclones scored three. 

WHAT’S NEXT

Brooklyn at Hudson Valley – Tuesday, 7:05 p.m.
Dutchess Stadium – Wappingers Falls, NY
Probables: LHP Josh Walker (0-1, 2.35) vs. RHP Nick Padilla (2-4, 3.55)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen

 



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