Articles from 2016
Just in time for the Holiday Season, the Cyclones are now offering Flex Books for the 2017 season. These books come with undated tickets for any game during the 2017 season. In addition, each ticket comes with a cap voucher as an added perk. The books come in sets of 11 or 20 and are a great way to reward the Cyclones fan in your life, or maybe the mailman, this holiday season
On Friday, November 25th, from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., Season Ticket Holders who show their ID card will receive 40% off regularly priced merchandise and all fans will get 35% off regularly priced merchandise. After 10 AM, there will be a 35% discount until noon, a 25% discount until 2:00 PM and 20% off until 5:00 PM.
On Sunday, November 20th the Cyclones will hold their 2nd Annual Holiday Season Garage Sale. The event, which will run from 9 AM - 12 PM, will give fans the chance to scoop up Cyclones promotional items like jerseys, hats, lunch boxes and bobbleheads for as low as $1. As well as other great Cyclones collectibles and memorabilia.
Former Cyclones Amed Rosario and Brandon Nimmo were named New York Mets Organizational Co-Players of the Year, while LHP and 2015 Cyclones P.J. Conlon was named the Organizational Pitcher of the Year. OF Desmond Lindsay was named 2016 Sterling Award Winner for the Cyclones.
Israel defeated Great Britain at MCU Park on Sunday evening by the score of 9-1 to win the Brooklyn Qualifier of the World Baseball Classic. Israel now advances to Seoul, South Korea and will open pool play on March 7th.
While the 2016 version of the Cyclones may have struggled with the bats, three former 'Clones finished the season tops in their league in batting average. T.J. Rivera, who played in Brooklyn during the 2011 season, finished tops in the PCL. Phil Evans, a 2012 & 2013 Cyclone, led the EL in batting and Tomas Nido, in Brooklyn in 2013 & 2014, led the FSL.
While the 2016 Brooklyn Cyclones struggled offensively, Harol Gonzalez solidified his place as one of the best pitchers in the New York-Penn League, and one of the best in Cyclones franchise history. The 21-year-old righthander finished the season tops in the New York-Penn League with a 2.01 ERA, first in strikeouts with 88 and third in the league with seven wins.
Israel has punched their ticket to Sunday evening's World Baseball Classic Qualifier Championship Game with a 1-0 win over Brazil on Friday afternoon. Starting Friday at 4 PM and running through 11:59 PM on Saturday evening the Cyclones will waive all ticket fees for Sunday's Championship game at 6:00 PM with post-game fireworks.
With the World Baseball Classic Qualifier to be played at MCU Park from Thursday - Sunday, here is a look at the prohibited items at the ballpark. There will be additional security measures in effect at the ballpark for the tournament so we ask all fans to please be patient as we work to keep everyone in attendance safe.
Rosters for the 2016 World Baseball Classic Qualifier to be played at Coney Island's MCU Park this September have been announced and will feature some familiar faces as former Cyclones Ike Davis and Josh Satin will play for Team Israel, and Blake Taylor will play for Team Great Britain.
The upcoming WBC Qualifier in Brooklyn will be held from September 22nd-25th at MCU Park, and will feature the national teams of Great Britain, Israel, Pakistan and Brazil, which will once again be managed by Hall of Famer Barry Larkin. Tickets are just $15 a game, or $60 for a tournament pass, and on sale-now!
On Sunday, September 4th the Cyclones will close out their 2016 home schedule when they take on the Staten Island Yankees at 4:00 PM. It's Fan Appreciation Day and fans are encouraged to arrive early as Cyclones Players will be at the front gates to sign autographs when gates open at 2:30 PM.
The Cyclones Box Office will have special Holiday hours over Labor Day Weekend. The Surf Avenue Box Office will be open from 10 AM - 3 PM (Friday), Noon - 4 PM (Saturday) and 11 AM - Game Time (Sunday). Tickets are always available at BrooklynCyclones.com.
The Cyclones open up a three-game series with the Auburn Doubledays on Monday Night at MCU Park. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Cyclones Fleece Blanket plus EVERYONE gets to run the bases post-game. Tickets start at just $10 and are on-sale now.
Jose Reyes, four-time National League All-Star, will begin a Major League Rehabilitation Assignment with the Brooklyn Cyclones (A) of the New York-Penn League on Thursday, August 11th through Saturday, August 13th.
On Thursday, August 11th the Cyclones will host an Amazin' Jersday Thursday when the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Cyclones jersey inspired by the 1986 Mets design, plus fans will have the chance to meet Jesse Orosco during the game.
On Wednesday, August 10th the Cyclones will celebrate 90s Nickelodeon Night featuring Ren & Stimpy. As part of the night's festivities, we are offering a limited edition package that includes a field box ticket and Ren & Stimpy Bobblehead for just $25.
On Tuesday, August 9th, the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Joe Torre Bobblehead, featuring the Hall of Famer in his Cadets Baseball uniform from his day of growing up in Brooklyn. The former Mets & Yankees manager will also be in attendance for our pre-game Celebrity Softball Game to benefit the Safe at Home Foundation.
On Wednesday, August 10th the Brooklyn Cyclones and Nickelodeon will partner for 90’s Nickelodeon Night featuring Ren & Stimpy. Both the Cyclones and Lake Monsters will wear special jerseys for the occasion and you can get a limited edition Ren & Stimpy bobblehead.
Starting Friday, August 5th at 10 AM, the first 100 active or retired members of our Armed Forces to show military ID will receive two (2) free tickets to our game on Friday, August 12th for Military Appreciation Night. The evening will feature post-game fireworks and the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive Aviator Sunglasses.
Looking back on the 2015 New York Mets, the turning point of the season was a deal that never happened and kept Wilmer Flores in the orange and blue. On July 31st, the Brooklyn Cyclones will commemorate this unforgettable few days with a "From Tears to Cheers Wilmer Flores Bobblehead" for the first 2,000 fans in attendance.
On Sunday, July 31st the Cyclones will celebrate the release of “Harry Potter & The Cursed Child” with their first-ever Harry Potter Night at MCU Park. As part of the evening’s festivities, MCU Park will be transformed into Hogwarts and filled with magical fun
On Sunday, July 31st, Coney Island Native and Brooklyn Nets guard Isaiah Whitehead will be at MCU Park to sign autographs for fans. Whitehead starred at Lincoln High School on Coney Island and with Seton Hall before being selected in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Monday Night's game between the Cyclones and Yankees has been postponed due to dangerous weather conditions expected in Brooklyn. It will be made up as part of a single admission double header on Tuesday starting at 5:30 PM
The Cyclones and Yankees will square off in the "Battle for the Bridge" from Sunday, July 24th - Tuesday, July 26th at MCU Park. There are great giveaways, fireworks shows and jersey off the back raffles, and tickets start at just $10.
On Sunday, July 24th Mike Piazza will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, becoming just the second player to go into The Hall as a Met. If you can't make it to Cooperstown, head to MCU Park for our special viewing party with gates opening at 1:00 PM and then stick around and see the Cyclones take on the Yankees at 4:00 PM.
The Cyclones return to MCU Park on Thursday, July 21st for the second Jersday Thursday of the season and Irish Night. But we've also got fireworks (Friday & Saturday), Mike Piazza H.O.F Day (Sunday), Edgardo Alfonzo Bobblehead (Tuesday) and the Cyclones vs. Yankees (Sunday-Tuesday).
The Brooklyn Cyclones have always prided themselves on providing a family first atmosphere and on July 22nd we will need your help in taking care of one of our own. Jeff Reynolds, who played for the Cyclones in 2012, along with his newborn son are currently raising funds to find a cure for Pearson Syndrome.
The Donnie Wahlberg Bobblehead and appearance, originally scheduled for Friday, July 15th has been rescheduled due to a change in Mr. Wahlberg's filming schedule for "Blue Bloods." He will now be in attendance on Thursday, July 21st when the Cyclones take on the Aberdeen IronBirds. You can still buy a ticket and receive a limited edition bobblehead.
The Cyclones snapped their four-game losing skid with a 6-3 win over the Hudson Valley Renegades on Monday afternoon at Dutchess Stadium. LHP Taylor Henry recorded the final four outs of the game, including a strikeout with the bases loaded to escape the eighth inning, to collect his fourth save of the season.
Satruday, July 16th will be Relay for Life Night at MCU Park as the Cyclones join forces with the American Cancer Society to raise funds in the fight against cancer. The team will be wearing special jerseys that will be raffled off with proceeds to benefit Relay for Life. In addition, stick around post-game for a special fireworks show.
On Friday, July 15th we will celebrate the 100th Annviersary of Municipal Credit Union (MCU). The first 2,000 fans in attendance will go home with a portable cell phone charger courtesy of MCU and we will also have special post-game fireworks!
On July 3rd the Brooklyn Cyclones changed their name to the Coney Island Franks to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Nathan's Famous. Now you can get your hands on the on-field jerseys, caps and t-shirts that celebrated the milestone. The on-field New Era fitted caps are now available for pre-order as we wait to restock.
Did you binge watch "Fuller House" already and need more Tanner Family in your life? Well, we're here to help. The Brooklyn Cyclones will pay homage to San Francisco's most-famous residents on July 9th with special on-field jerseys and a John Stamos bobblehead!
Sunday is always a fun day at MCU Park. On Sunday, June 10th the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades with a special 1:00 PM start time. Kids can run the bases after the game and we'll celebrate the Brooklyn's favorite pastime, Stickball, pre-game
Hot Dogs are as synonomous with Coney Island as the beach or roller coasters. On Sunday, July 3rd the Cyclones will celebrate this unique connection with a one-day-only name change as they become the Coney Island Franks in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Nathan's Famous here on Coney Island.
To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Nathan's Famous, the Brooklyn Cyclones will change their names to the Coney Island Franks - for one day only - on Sunday, July 3rd. As part of the celebration, you can purchase a pre-game All-You Can Eat Hot Dog package - including a game ticket - for just $30.
This Holiday Weekend head to Coney Island for some Baseball on the Beach. The Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades on July 1st, 2nd and 3rd featuring post-game fireworks and great giveaways each day. Tickets start at just $10.
The ever-popular Seinfeld Night 3 will be coming to MCU Park this weekend when the Cyclones take on the Tigers at 6:00 PM on Saturday. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Second Spitter Bobblehead, J. Peterman will be in attendance to meet and greet fans, and we've got non-stop Seinfeld entertainment all game long. How can you get involved? Find out here.
Spend your 4th of July Weekend at MCU Park with Fastballs & Fireworks as the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Connecticut Tigers on July 1st, 2nd and 3rd with great giveaways and post-game fireworks each night. To make things even better, we will waive all ticket fees if you use code THINKSUMMER.
The New York Mets have announced that four-time National League All-Star Jose Reyes will join the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday after signing with the club on Saturday afternoon. Reyes will be in the lineup for Brooklyn on Monday night. Tickets for both games start at just $10 and are available now!
On Sunday, June 26th the first 2,000 fans in attendance at the 4:00 PM game between the Cyclones and Hudson Valley Renegades will receive a 1986 Championship Ring Desk Display. It's also a Sunday Funday, so fans will be invited to participate in a pre-game catch on the field and post-game kids will be able to run the bases.
In a little over a year, Michael Conforto went from roaming the outfield at MCU Park to playing in the World Series for the New York Mets. On Monday, June 20th the first 2,000 fans in attendance when the Cyclones take on the Tri-City ValleyCats will receive a Michael Conforto Bobblehead courtesy of MCU.
Celebrate Father's Day at MCU Park when the Cyclones take on the Tri-City Valley Cats at 4:00 PM. The first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Cyclones duffle bag and EVERYONE is invited to head to the field pre-game for a chance to have a catch on the field starting at 3:00 PM.
As part of our celebration of Opening Day, the Cyclones will donate all ticket fees for tickets purchased through BrooklynCyclones.com - starting today at 10 AM and running through Saturday at 10 AM - to local military as part of our Military Appreciation Night. The Cyclones will also match the funds raised dollar for dollar.
The Cyclones will open the 2016 season on Friday, June 17th against the cross-bridge rival, the Staten Island Yankees. Start your summer with a BOOM as the legendary Coney Island Fireworks light up the Brooklyn sky after the game. Tickets start at just $10 and are on sale now!
As fans pour into MCU park for Opening Day this Friday, June 17th to watch the Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees, they will also get the pleasure of watching twenty year old RHP Gabriel Llanes lead from the mound as the Cyclones’ Opening Day starter.
Single-game tickets for the 2016 season are on sale now. Get your seats for the great giveaways, unforgettable theme nights and breathtaking firework displays all summer long! Start planning your summer now and be a part of another unforgettable season at MCU Park.
Star Wars Night will be held on Saturday, July 23rd and is sure to be one of the most popular games of the summer. Now, for a limited time, you can get a ticket for the game, glow in the dark t-shirt and light saber for just $25 as part of our Star Wars Night Package.
On Sunday, May 22nd the 44th Annual NYPD vs. FDNY Football Game will return to the five boroughs when New York's Finest battle New York's Bravest on the gridiron at MCU Park. Tickets are just $20, with proceeds to benefit local charities, and include a ticket to a 2016 Cyclones game.
It's never too early to start planning for those summer nights at the Ballpark on the Boardwalk. Group tickets for the 2016 season are on sale now, and this year groups of 15 or more are eligible for additional perks, and groups of 20 or more can receive discounted tickets.
Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MCU Youth Baseball / Softball Clinics. The clinics, which are open to children 7 - 14 years of age, are free of charge and will be held on Monday, June 20. Tuesday, July 26, and Wednesday, August 24 prior to that evening's Cyclones game.
Single game tickets for the 2016 season will go on sale Saturday, April 30th at 10 AM. Those who follow the Cyclones on Social Media will get access to a pre-sale on Friday, April 29th. To start preparing for what games you will want to attend, here's your first look at 2016 Promo Schedule
The Family Sunday Pay-One-Price Plans offer the best value in all of New York City. For every Sunday home game you can purchase plans that include a field box ticket, $5 voucher good for food, beverages or merchandise and FREE limited-edition t-shirt all for just $20 a person.
Looking back on the 2015 New York Mets, the turning point of the season was a deal that never happened and kept Wilmer Flores in the orange and blue. On July 31st, the Brooklyn Cyclones will commemorate this unforgettable few days with a "From Tears to Cheers Wilmer Flores Bobblehead" for the first 2,500 fans in attendance.
The Class-A Short-Season New York-Penn League and its member clubs are proud to announce that the league's philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award over $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high school graduates from the league's 14 markets.
April 7th is Opening Day across Minor League Baseball, and all of the Mets full-season affiliates will get their seasons underway. Former Cyclones Rafael Montero (Las Vegas), Robert Gsellman (Binghamton), and Josh Prevost (St. Lucie) will take the mound as the Opening Day starters for their new clubs. Here's where the rest of your favorite former Cyclones are around the Mets organization:
Everyone wants an office with a view, and the views don't get much better than MCU Park. This summer, MCU Park is the perfect setting for your corporate picnic, team building, or just a day of fun in the sun. You can rent the ballpark, enjoy a fully catered menu and turn our house into your home!
On Saturday, July 16th the Brooklyn Cyclones will join in the fight against cancer by hosting "Relay for Life Night" at the ballpark. Fans can make a donation to American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and have the name of a loved one placed on the jersey in honor of their courageous battle against this dreaded disease.
On Sunday, July 24th the Cyclones will celebrate Mike Piazza's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. As part of the festivities you can take advantage of our limited edition 31 pack - complete with game ticket, food voucher, t-shirt and bobble home run apple for just $31.
Can't make it to Cooperstown for Mike Piazza's Hall of Fame Induction? Watch the ceremony live at MCU Park as part of Hall of Fame Day presented by the National Baseball Hall of Fame & MLB Network.
Each season, our Jersday Thursday giveaways are some of our most popular nights at the ballpark. This year we have four all-new designs that are sure to be a hit with fans yet again. Want to make sure you get all four? Guarantee it by purchasing our Red, White & Blue partial season plan.
Since their inception in 2013, Pee Wee's Dance Crew has become one of the most popular parts of our in-game entertainment at MCU Park. This year's auditions will be held on Sunday, May 1st with registration starting at 9:00 AM. Boys and girls between the ages of 8-12 are eligible to audtion.
Starting on Tuesday, March 1st, we will be selecting daily winners who will receive great Cyclones prizes...consider it Spring Training for Cyclones fans. In order to be eligible, you must be a full season ticket holder who has paid in full. The earlier you renew, the more chances you have to be a winner!
On Saturday, July 9th the Brooklyn Cyclones will host Full House Tribute Night, what is sure to be one of the most popular nights of the season. Want to get your tickets now? You've got it dude! For a limited time you can take advantage of our Fill the House offer which includes a field box seat, replica jersey and guaranteed John Stamos bobblehead for just $40.
The Brooklyn Cyclones partnered with the law offices of Pinczeweski & Shpelfogel, P.C. for a very special trip to the movies on Thursday night. To celebrate Black History Month, the Cyclones invited over 100 school children, selected by Millennium Development as part of their after school program, to attend a private screening of the film “Race.”
The Cyclones have announced their coaching staff for the upcoming season, and will once again be led by manager Tom Gamboa for the '16 campaign. He will joined on the bench by Edgardo Alfonzo (bench coach), Billy Bryk, Jr. (pitching coach) and Sean Ratliff (hitting coach).
Partial Season Plans help you pick a set of games that best suit your interest and schedule. Find one that's right for you and join the Cyclones for a summer of great baseball, thrillining entertainment, exclusive benefits and unforgettable nights at the ballpark.
The Brooklyn Cyclones will hold auditions for the Beach Bums on Saturday, April 30th at MCU Park. If you are looking for a summer filled with fun and excitement this is the perfect job for you. Check back in the coming weeks for the application and additional details.