From the desk of: THE CONEY ISLAND NINE
BROOKLYN CYCLONES: Brooks Ground Iron Birds to Gain Series Split. Rubber Game Today.
Game One; Cyclones' First Road Trip Starts With a Loss
Brooklyn Takes Three of Four From Defending Champs
Halt that losing streak at two please - Thank you. The final score in Aberdeen was 7-1 in Game Two of a weekend series against the Iron Birds.
Rainy Lara continued a string of strong Cyclones' starting pitching to begin the season. Brooklyn's hurler tossed five innings of two hit, scoreless, baseball. He walked two and struck out four, before giving way to the bullpen. Juan Urbina pitched the next three innings. He allowed one earned run and three hits. He walked one and struck out four. David Wynn then pitched a scoreless ninth, in a non-save situation.
Brandon Nimmo and Kevin Plawecki both had two RBI each, and Phillip Evans hit his second home run in as many games. Kevin Plawecki also connected with his first home run. Five of the Cyclones' seven runs came on two out hits.
A packed house in Aberdeen watched Brooklyn gain a split in the series. Game Three will be Sunday afternoon.