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Articles from September 2012

JOIN THE CYLONES FOR THE TAKE STEPS WALK

The Walk program is truly one of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s (CCFA) most remarkable events. Locally, there is a walk held in NYC and in Brooklyn. In 2011 those two walks brought together over 900 participants and raised over $246,000 for crucial research, education and support programs of the CCFA. This year is already reaching new heights and bringing together patients, families, and friends.

CYCLONES AND METS EXTEND AFFILIATION

The New York Mets and the Brooklyn Cyclones today jointly announced that they have renewed their Player Development Contract for four more years. The renewal will keep the Cyclones as the Mets’ affiliate through at least the 2016 season. The four-year extension is the longest allowed by Major League Baseball.

HOLD YOUR EVENT AT MCU PARK

MCU Park is a venue unlike any other.  It is both serene and exciting, state of the art and nostalgic.  It is also the perfect setting for your corporate or private event.  We are offering a special opporunity to take advantage of this unparalleled setting during the month of October.

A LOOK BACK AT THE 2012 SEASON

The Cyclones finished the 2012 regular season  with a 45-31 record en route to their fourth straight playoff appearance.  Rich Donnelly became the first manager to lead the team to back-to-back playoff berths and Hansel Robles set a franchise record with a 1.11 ERA during the regular season.

CYCLONES SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE WITH 2-0 LOSS

The Cyclones season came to a close on Monday night as Brooklyn fell to the Hudson Valley Renegades, in a decisive Game Three, by the score of 2-0. With the loss, Brooklyn’s season comes to an end in the New York-Penn League SemiFinals for the second consecutive season. Brooklyn managed only one hit in the game, a third inning single from Phillip Evans, and failed to get a runner aboard in the final five innings of the contest.

CYCLONES SUFFER 8-1 LOSS AT HUDSON VALLEY

Eudy Pina's home run was the only offense for the Cyclones on Sunday night as they fell to Hudson Valley 8-1 in Game Two of the NYPL SemiFinals.  A must-win Game Three will take place Monday at 6:05 pm with RHP Luis Cessa on the mound for Brooklyn.

ROBLES REWARDED FOR STERLING SEASON

On Saturday afternoon Hansel Robles may have gotten a glimpse into his future when he took center stage at Citi Field as the recipient of the Sterling Award for the Cyclones, emblematic of the team MVP.  Robles set a franchise record with a 1.11 ERA and a 6-1 record during the 2012 regular season

ROBLES THROWS COMPLETE GAME IN 4-0 WIN

Hansel Robles threw a nine-inning complete game on Friday to lead the Cyclones to a 4-0 shutout victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades in Game One of the playoffs. It was the third nine-inning complete game in franchise history, and the first since August 28, 2010.

CYCLONES vs. RENEGADES SERIES PREVIEW

The Cyclones will open up the NYPL SemiFinals on Friday evening when they take on the Hudson Valley Renegades in Game One of a best-of-three series. The division rivals are familiar with each other, having squared off 10 times this season with Brooklyn going 7-3 against the Renegades.  Here's a look at the series at a glance.

OH WHAT A NIGHT!

After fighting tooth and nail through a 76 game schedule, the Cyclones are headed to the playoffs.  And when the last out of the regular season was recorded, the team blew off some steam in a celebration that will go down as one for the ages!

GET YOUR TICKETS FOR GAME ONE OF THE FINALS

The Cyclones lead the best-of-three NYPL Semi-Finals 1-0 thanks to a win over the Hudson Valley Renegades on Friday night.  If the Cyclones are able to close out the series, they will open the NYPL Finals at MCU Park on Tuesday, September 11th.  Tickets are on sale now and all seats are just $10.

FAN APPRECIATION DAY -- SEPTEMBER 5th

Come out to MCU Park on Wednesday, September 5th for Fan Appreciation Night! The Cyclones will face the Lowell Spinners in their last contest of the 2012 regular season. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 PM. After the game, all fans are invited to run the bases.

PLAYOFF TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!

With the season winding down, the Cyclones are on the verge of their fourth consectuvie playoff berth.  You have a chance to be part of all the drama and action of postseason baseball at MCU Park when tickets go on sale Thursday, August 30th at 10:00 am.

KIRK NIEWENHUIS T-SHIRT JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 4th

Come out to the ballpark on Tuesday, September 4th as the Cyclones make a final push for the playoffs! The team will take on the Lowell Spinners at 6:00 PM. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive a Kirk Nieuwenhuis t-shirt jersey; and after the game, everyone can run the bases.

ENJOY THE FEASTIVAL ON SEPTEMBER 3RD

Come out to the ballpark on Monday, September 3rd when the Cyclones take on the Lowell Spinners at 6:00 PM and enjoy the Feast-ival. This mouth-watering food option includes a barbeque buffet of Nathan’s hot dogs, Brooklyn Burgers, baked beans, watermelon, potato chips, popcorn, ice cream, lemonade, and iced tea.

CELEBRATE LABOR DAY WITH THE CYCLONES

Don't let the summer get away just yet.  Head to Coney Island for some Fireworks, BBQ and Baseball on Labor Day when Brooklyn welcomes the Lowell Spinners.  In honor of the holiday, the team is offering a special Feastival package, which costs just $18 and includes All-You-Can-Eat BBQ. 

BAT DAY SUNDAY FUNDAY -- SEPTEMBER 2nd

On Sunday, September 2nd, Brooklyn will host Staten Island one last time as the Cyclones face their final matchup against the Yankees. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 PM. September 2nd will be Sunday Funday Bat Day, where the first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive a light blue bat. Also, pre-game catch will take place on the field from 4 to 4:30 PM, and kids can run the bases after the final out of the game.