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Cyclones in midst of early summer swoon

“Can anybody here play this game?” OK, so it might be a tad early in the summer to begin invoking Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel’s query regarding the 1962 New York Mets, still considered the worst team in the history of baseball. … Full Article

Edgardo Alfonzo is back, and so are the 2017 Cyclones

You can talk about player development all you want, but here in Brooklyn, Cyclones fans are hungry for a winner. … Full Article

Mets’ Peterson could be Brooklyn-bound

Michael Conforto did it, and so did Justin Dunn, Gavin Cecchini, Brandon Nimmo and Ike Davis. … Full Article

Dunn finally finding his groove in St. Lucie

Justin Dunn took Coney Island by storm a year ago. His first season in St. Lucie, Florida hadn’t gone nearly as well for the 21-year-old right-hander, until his last several starts. … Full Article

Fonzie to manage the Cyclones this summer

Hey Coney Island, get ready for some Fonzie this summer. And no, he won’t be jumping any sharks. … Full Article

‘Defiant’ till the end, Backman leaves Mets

Wally Backman was, has been, and likely always will be an enigmatic sort. Enigmatic and, at times, extremely entertaining as well. … Full Article

Is Tebow-Mania coming to Coney Island?

The Brooklyn Cyclones have already led the New York-Penn League in average home attendance for each of their first 16 years of existence on Coney Island. … Full Article

Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets, is Brooklyn next?

Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The Mets announced Thursday the former quarterback will take part in the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. … Full Article

Far from glamorous majors, minor leaguers pinch pennies

Two days after the New York Mets took him in the 19th round of the baseball draft this June, Gary Cornish boarded a 6:40 a.m. flight from Phoenix to John F. Kennedy Airport, took his physical and checked into his new home, the Red Lion Inn & Suites in downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Not all was lost for 2016 Cyclones

The Brooklyn Cyclones suffered through their second straight losing season on Coney Island, missing the playoffs for a fourth consecutive summer. … Full Article

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