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Jose! Jose! Jose! Peroza Powers BKLYN to Win


 

CONEY ISLAND, NY (August 5, 2019) – Jose Peroza, Matt Mullenbach, and Luke Ritter each stepped up Monday sending the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against division-leading Hudson Valley at MCU Park. With the victory, the Cyclones are 1.5 games back of first place.  

 

 

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W: Edwards (1-2)
L: Plughaupt (0-1)
SV: Mullenbach (4)
Cyclones HR: Ritter (3)

BIG MOMENTS

  • Trailing 2-1 in the seventh, 19-year-old Jose Peroza slammed a two-out, two-strike, two-run single to give the Cyclones a 3-2 lead. Matt Mullenbach escaped trouble in the bottom of the eighth, stranding the tying and go-ahead runs on base.
  • K.V. Edwards’ solo home run in the seventh gave Hudson Valley a 2-1 lead. The Renegades had tied the game on Jacson McGowan’s run-scoring single, driving in his league-leading 34th run in the sixth.
  • Luke Ritter went 3-3, breaking the scoreless tie for Brooklyn by leading off the second with a solo home run.

KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS

  • Matt Cleveland: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
  • Jose Peroza: 1-3, 2 RBI
  • Luke Ritter: 3-3, HR, RBI, 2 R
  • Matt Mullenbach: SV, 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K

NEWS & NOTES

  • Luke Ritter slammed his first home run since June 28 against Lowell, smashing his third professional home run off the scoreboard in left field.
  • Matt Cleveland has allowed three earned runs over his past 27 1/3 innings, tallying a 0.98 ERA over his past five starts.
  • Matt Mullenbach has two saves against Hudson Valley this season. He has stranded all five runners he has inherited.

 

 

WHAT’S NEXT

Cyclones vs. Hudson Valley – Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
MCU Park – Coney Island, NY
Probables: RHP Garrison Bryant (3-1, 3.00) vs. LHP John Doxakis (0-0, 2.70)
Tickets: brooklyncyclones.com/tickets
Audio: brooklyncyclones.com/listen
Video: facebook.com/brooklyncyclones



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