The Cyclones fell to Hudson Valley Renegades tonight, missing out on a sweep. Dunn got the start for Brooklyn and pitched 3 shutout innings, giving up a hit and hitting a batter.
With Nabil Crismatt making a spot start tomorrow for Columbia, Adam Atkins was summoned in to pitch. After getting the 1st out in the Bottom of the 4th, Atkins walked Jim Haley & Nate Lowe. Jonathan Popadics singled to center, scoring Haley and moving Lowe to 2nd. Chris Betts drew a walk to load the bases. After striking out Bill Pujols, Atkins was pulled for Gabriel Feliz, who got Landon Cray to ground out, ending the inning.
However, Feliz ran into trouble in the Bottom of the 5th, as Jake Fraley led off with a triple and scored on a double by Garrett Whitley. Feliz struck out Ryan Boldt, but a wild pitch a batter later moved Whitley to 3rd. Haley reached on an error by SS Colby Woodmansee, scoring Whitley scores. Haley tried to steal 2nd base, but was thrown out by C Ali Sanchez. Lowe doubled to left and scored on a single by to make it 4-0. Feliz got out of the inning as Betts flew out to left.
The Cyclones would get a run in the Top of the 8th off JD Busfield Jr, as Gene Cone led off. with a walk and Brandon Brosher, back from a stint in Columbia, doubled to left, moving Cone to 3rd. Blake Tiberi struck out swinging, but a ground out by Sanchez scored Cone and moved Brosher to 3rd. Jay Jabs flew out to end the inning.
The Cyclones made it interesting in the Top of the 9th. With Jose Alonzo in to pitch, Jacob Zanon led off with a double to left and took 3rd on a wild pitch. Michael Paez grounded out, scoring Zanon. Woodmansee flew out to right for the 2nd out. Pete Alonso doubled to right, but was left there as Cone struck out to end it.
The Cyclones head to Troy tomorrow to begin a 3-game set with the Tri-City ValleyCats. LHP Thomas Szapucki (1-1, 0.00) will make the start for Brooklyn.