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Serenity Now Cyclones Rally for Win on Seinfeld Night

August 7, 2021 - South Atlantic League (SAL)
Brooklyn Cyclones News Release

CONEY ISLAND, NY - On Seinfeld Night, donned in new black jerseys, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the High-A affiliate of the New York Mets, won a roller coaster affair 5-4 to topple the Hudson Valley Renegades in front of 4,156 fans at Maimonides Park.

Win: Ruibal (1-0) Loss: Alvarez (3-2) Save: Cavallero (1)

Cyclones HR: Alvarez (12)

Jeremy Vasquez drilled a go-ahead solo home run over the right field fence in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Cyclones in front 5-4.

Down 2-0, Hudson Valley peppered runs in the third, fifth, and sixth innings to take a 3-2 lead. Pablo Olivares' RBI single in the sixth made it 3-2. After Brooklyn tied the game, Austin Wells delivered a run-scoring single in the top of the seventh to take a 4-3 lead.

Francisco Alvarez launched a 403-foot home run in Brooklyn's two-run second inning to take a 2-0 lead. He later tripled and scored to tie the game 3-3 on Jeremy Vasquez's run-scoring single in the bottom of the sixth.


Francisco Alvarez: 3-4, double, triple, home run, RBI, two runs

Jeremy Vasquez: 2-3, home run, two RBIs, two runs, walk

Zach Ashford: 2-3, double, RBI, run

Alec Kisena: 5 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 8 K

Joe Cavallero: SV, 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K


Alec Kisena pitched five innings for the first time since June 23, striking out a season-high-tying eight strikeouts.

*Francisco Alvarez hit his 14th overall home run and collected his first professional triple. *

Brooklyn's crowd of 4,156 is the largest home crowd of the season, coming on the seventh Seinfeld Tribute Night.


Cyclones vs. Hudson Valley Renegades, Saturday, 4 p.m. Maimonides Park -- Coney Island, NY

Probables: RHP Luc Rennie (0-0, 4.15 ERA) vs. RHP Randy Vasquez (2-0, 3.12 ERA)

Watch: MiLB.TV

Audio: Brooklyn Cyclones Radio Network

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