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Diro the Hero as BKLYN Wins

 

TROY, NY (July 7, 2019) – The Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, rallied for four runs in the sixth to storm back and beat the Tri-City ValleyCats 6-2 Sunday evening at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in the opener of a three-game series. 

 

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W: Goggin (1-0)
L: Schroeder (0-1)
S: Mullenbach (1)

BIG MOMENTS

  • Down 2-0, Brooklyn rallied for four runs in the top of the sixth. Anthony Dirocie’s two-run single completed the comeback. Brooklyn added a pair in the ninth on Joe Genord’s RBI bloop single and Yoel Romero’s RBI double.
  • Dan Goggin and Matt Mullenbach combined to throw five scoreless, no-hit innings of relief to keep the Cyclones in the game. Goggin earned his first professional win, while Matt Mullenbach earned his first pro save.
  • Tri-City starter Blair Henley did not allow a run over three scoreless innings in his ValleyCats debut.

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Anthony Dirocie: 2-4, 2 RBI
  • Yoel Romero: 1-4, 2B, BB, RBI, R
  • Luke Ritter: 1-3, 2 BB, 2 R
  • Dan Goggin: W, 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

NEWS & NOTES

  • The Cyclones earned their third victory of the week, all via comeback wins.
  • Yoel Romero extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a ninth inning double.
  • Alec Kisena made his Cyclones debut, tossing four innings of two-run ball.

WHAT’S NEXT

Cyclones at Tri-City – Monday, 7 p.m.
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium – Troy, NY
Probables: RHP Matt Cleveland (0-1, 5.60) vs. RHP Kyle Serrano (0-1, 27.00 ERA)
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen



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