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Deja Vu as Cyclones Waste Late Inning Lead

August 4, 2019 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) - Brooklyn Cyclones News Release

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - For the second-straight night, the Williamsport Crosscutters stunned the Brooklyn Cyclones, the Short Season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, handing them a 4-3 late comeback victory Sunday evening at BB&T Ballpark to earn their first sweep of the season.

W: Kuznetsov (2-1)

L: Goggin (2-1)


Johan Rojas singled with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, delivering the Crosscutters to a 4-3 walk-off victory. Williamsport had tied the game with a three spot in the eighth capped by Bryson Stott's game-tying two-run single.

Luke Ritter drove in two runs in the fourth, giving Brooklyn an early 2-0 lead.

Frank Valentino carved up Williamsport for a quality start, striking out seven in the no-decision. The 24-year-old Long Island native allowed one walk and one hit batsman.


Frank Valentino: 6 IP, 1 H 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 HBP, 7 K

Luke Ritter: 2-4, 2 RBI

Wilmer Reyes: 3-4, 2 R, SB

Jose Peroza: 2-4, RBI


Brooklyn suffered it's third sweep of the season. Williamsport had not swept any team prior to this weekend this season.

For the second-consecutive night, the Cyclones bullpen lost a lead in the eighth inning.

The Cyclones faced the top team in the league (Lowell) earlier this week and the bottom team in the league (Williamsport) this week, going 1-6.


Cyclones vs. Hudson Valley - Monday, 7 p.m.

MCU Park - Coney Island, NY

Probables: RHP Matt Cleveland (3-2, 3.48) vs. RHP Rodolfo Sanchez (1-1, 3.89)




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