qmeme_1404053916377_471The Cyclones played what was their 1st really bad game of the season.

The Cyclones led off the Top of the 1st with a single from Joe Tuschak. Amed Rosario reached on an error by Thairo Estrada. Jhoan Urena singled Tuschak in, giving Brooklyn a 1-0 lead & getting the Cyclones fans going. However, Michael Katz, Michael Bernal & Tyler Moore would all go down to end the inning.

Staten Island quickly struck back big time in the Bottom of the 1st. Carlos Valdez got Devyn Bolasky to ground out to him. Brady Steiger & Chris Breen combined for a bloop & a blast to give the Yanks a 2-1 lead. After getting Ty McFarland to fly out, Valdez gave up walks to Austin Aune and Luis Torrens. Valdez proceeded to then give up a single to Estrada, scoring Aune and moving Torrens to 3rd. With the score 3-1, Cyclones Manager Tom Gamboa had enough and pulled Valdez for Juan Urbina. Urbina have up a double to Isaias Tejeda, allowing Torrens and Estrada to score, making it 5-1 Yankees. Urbina got out of the inning by getting Bubba Jones to fly out.

The Yankees would tack on more in the bottom of the 3rd. Gaither Bumgardner came in for Urbina. Aune led off with a double and advanced to 3rd on a groundout by Torrens. Estrada reached on a walk then stole 2nd. Tejeda then hit a sac fly to Bernal, scoring Aune, then Estrada scored on the throwing error. Bubba Jones then blasted one over the right field wall to make it 8-1. Bolasky then doubled to left. Steiger & Breen were both hit by pitches, loading the bases. McFarland singled to center, scoring only Devyn Bolasky. Bumgardner finally got outta of by getting Aune to fly out, but the damage was now 10-1 Yankees after 3. Staten Island would add another in the Bottom of the 4th. Torrens led off with a triple to left and scored on a groundout by Estrada.

Brooklyn would get 1 in the Top of the 5th. Tuschak led off with a walk, advanced to 2nd on a wid pitch and moved to 3rd on a groundout by Rosario. Urena went down swinging, but Katz singled in Tuschak to give Brooklyn their 2nd run on the night.

Brooklyn would get closer in the Top of the 7th. With Tim Giel on the mound. Urena led off with a walk. Katz singled him to 2nd, and after a wild pitch & stolen base, it was 2nd & 3rd and no outs. Bernal then hit a 3 run shot to left, making it 10-5. That would be all the scoring for Brooklyn on an awful night.

The Yankees would tack on 1 more in the Bottom of the 7th on a McFarland double that scored Bolasky.

Brookyn falls to 11-5, tied with Hudson Valley for best record in the NYPL. Cyclones & Yanks square off today with Dillon Gee getting the start while rehabbing.


About Daniel S. Weiss

I have been an avid Cyclones fan since 2001. In December of 2013 I decided to launch my own blog "Brooklyn Baseball Banter" to cover the Brooklyn Cyclones.

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