The Cyclones Are Going To The Playoffs!
The New York Mets may not be going beyond the regular season in 2012, but their Single-A affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones sure are! The ‘Clones fell today to the Lowell Spinners, but with the magic number at one, a Jamestown routing of the Batavia Muckdogs paved the way for a New York-Penn League playoff berth.
The Cyclones will take on the Hudson Valley Renegades in Game One of a best-of-three playoff series beginning on Friday, September 7th. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00 PM.
The Cyclones were 7-3 against the Renegades during the regular season. Hansel Robles – who led the NYPL and established a franchise record with a 1.11 ERA during the 2012 campaign – will get the start. The righthander did not allow an earned run over 33.0 innings during the month of August and went 4-0 in five starts.
The Cyclones will send Hansel Robles, who leads the NYPL and set a ‘Clones single-season record with a microscopic 1.11 ERA, to the hill for Game One.
Congrats to our Brooklyn Cyclones!!!
About the Author: Clayton Collier
Clayton, a Long Island native and die-hard Mets fan, started writing online about three years ago. He is currently a Journalism major with a minor in Broadcasting at Seton Hall University. Although very disappointed with the current state of the team, Clayton remains hopeful that the young prospects in the farm system will bring the Mets back to a respected franchise in baseball once again. Besides writing for MMO, Clayton is also a staff member at 89.5 WSOU, Seton Hall's modern active rock radio station. You can contact Clayton by following him on Twitter: @Clayton_Collier or E-mailing him at MaybeNextYearMets@yahoo.com
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