Longtime St. John's baseball coach Ed Blankmeyer will become a professional manager for the first time in a career that spans five decades when he takes the helm of the Brooklyn Cyclones this summer.
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Coney Island's MCU Park took on a vibrant Latin flair. It was Mexican Heritage Night at the park, one of three consecutive Latin-themed promotions that the Brooklyn Cyclones hosted from August 8-10 as part of Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión initiative.
MiLB.com's Sam Dykstra and Kelsie Heneghan joined Ben Hill at MCU Park on a night where the Brooklyn Cyclones became the Jefes as part of Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión initiative. Check out their podcast recap of the night.
Jaison Vilera has found his groove in the New York-Penn League and shows no signs of letting it go. The Mets right-hander threw seven two-hit frames Sunday to extend his scoreless streak to 28 2/3 innings, leading Class A Short Season Brooklyn to a 7-1 victory over West Virginia at Monongalia County Ballpark.