ABERDEEN, MD (August 30, 2019) – Brett Baty drove in three runs, but the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, suffered a walk-off loss to the Aberdeen IronBirds 5-4 Friday night at Ripken Stadium in the series finale. With the defeat, the Cyclones are now in third place in the McNamara Division.
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W: Strowd (2-0)
L: Mullenbach (1-5)
• Down 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth, Jaylen Ferguson homered and Andrew Dashbach drove in the winning run with an RBI single against Brooklyn’s Matt Mullenbach to give Aberdeen a 5-4 victory.
• Jake Mangum’s RBI single in the top of the fifth gave Brooklyn a 4-3 advantage.
• Trailing 2-0, Brett Baty cruised a three-run double in the left-center field gap, plating a trio of runs to give the Cyclones a 3-2 lead.
• Brooklyn reliever Andrew Edwards struck out a career-high nine batters, tossing 3.1 scoreless inning to preserve a 4-3 lead.
KEY CYCLONES CONTRIBUTORS
• Brett Baty: 1-2, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB
• Jake Mangum: 1-3, RBI, BB, R
• Jose Peroza: 2-4
• Andrew Edwards: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 9 K
NEWS & NOTES
• Brett Baty, the first round pick of the New York Mets, made his Brooklyn debut.
• At 40-32, Brooklyn enters the final three games of the season behind Hudson Valley and Aberdeen for third place.
• Andrew Edwards struck out nine batters, a season-high for relievers.
Cyclones vs. Staten Island Yankees
MCU Park – Coney Island, NY
Probables: RHP Matthew Allan (first start) vs. LHP Alfredo Garcia (2-1, 2.25 ERA)