Lowell Falls in Late Rally

Spinners fall 4-3 on Cycloens walk-off

By Lowell Spinners | June 26, 2018 10:11 PM

BROOKLYN, NY - Wrapping up a six-game road trip in Brooklyn (9-3), the Spinners (5-7) looked to gain some solid momentum before returning home. Sadly, a late Cyclones rally spoiled what would have been a big win for Lowell.


The Spinners came out of the gate hot with a pair of singles from Jarren Duran and Andre Colon. After Duran was picked off, Xavier LeGrant hit his first home run of the season to make it 2-0 out of the gate.

Left-hander Brian Brown made his second start of the season. In four innings of work, he struck out three, walked a pair, allowed two runs (one earned), on only three hits.

With a tie game in the top of the sixth, the Spinners loaded the bases with a pair of singles from Tyler Dearden and Trey Ganns and a walk from Alberto Schmidt. Jonathan Ortega drew a bases loaded walk to bring in a go-ahead walk to put Lowell on top 3-2.

The bullpen held down the Cyclones with four innings of perfect relief from Tanner Raiburn and Rio Gomez. Unfortunately, the Cyclones rallied in the bottom of the ninth to complete a 4-3 victory.

After dropping the rubber match of the series, the Spinners head back to LeLacheur Park to kick off a six-game home stand on Thursday, June 28th with first pitch scheduled for 6:35 p.m.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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