Staten Island Yankees Opening Night

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Welcome to the Richmond County Bank Ballpark for the Home Opener against the rival Brooklyn Cyclones.  …Read More

Prior to the game the Baby Bombers were introduced to the home crowd.

UmpiresManagersSharingLaugh

Staten Island Manager Justin Pope and Brooklyn Manager Rich Donnely share a laugh with the umpires prior to the game.

Gallegos

Right-hander Giovanny Gallegos got the call to start the game.  He went Five innings, throwing 53 pitches to earn the win.

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Second baseman Derek Toadvine made a fantastic bare-handed play in the first inning

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Third baseman Francisco Rosario followed up with a great play at third to end the first

Murphy

Shortstop John Murphy was the lead off hitter for the Baby Bombers, going 2-for-3 with a walk for his pro-debut.

ToadvineBatting

He was followed by Second Baseman Derek Toadvine.

Michael O'Neill

Third-round Draft Pic Michael O’Neill was in the third spot in the lineup.  He was 2-for-4 with 2 Stolen Bases in the game.

Thomas

Centerfielder Brandon Thomas batted clean up and was 1-for-4 with a run scored in his professional debut

Calderon

Followed by Yeicok Calderon who was 2-for-4

Tejeda

And Isaias Tejeda, who was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored

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Daniel Lopez was next.  In the first inning he was drilled in the head with the first pitch of the at bat.

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Manager Justin Pope and the trainer looked at him.

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He then walked off on his own and was replaced by Mikeson Oliberto

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Bubba Jones batted eighth and was 0-for-4

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Francisco Rosario ended the Yankees line up going 0-for-3

Congradulations

Brandon Thomas and Isaias Tejeda are congratulated as they enter the Yankees dugout after plating the only two SI runs of the game.

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At the end of the night the Staten Island Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones 2-1 in front of a crowd of 6,711 fans.  The win was just the second Baby Bomber victory on Opening Day in the team’s history.

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One Response to Staten Island Yankees Opening Night

  1. gcorcoran says:

    This is so cool. Thanks for this.