Brooklyn Cyclones to be Part of Newly Forming High-A Mid-Atlantic League, Per Reports


Other possible teams joining the Cyclones and Renegades could be Lowell (Red Sox), the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Royals), Aberdeen IronBirds (Baltimore), and Jersey Shore BlueClaws (Phillies), per Masslive.com.

KC T-Bones Ink Former NY Yankee First-Rounder Cito Culver


A former Yankees first-round pick, 32nd overall, of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Irondequoit High School (Rochester, NY), Culver played in eight seasons within New York's organization, reaching as high as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2016 and 2017.

Leslie David Baker, Stanley of The Office, to Appear at Staten Island Yankees Game in August


The private meet-and-greet will go on from 5:30 P.M. until 6:30 p.m., then Baker will throw out the first pitch before returning to the concourse for a general public meet-and-greet from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Yonkers, NY, Native Dan Fiorito Takes Over Reigns of Staten Island Yankees


Newcomers to the coaching staff, Dustin Glant (Pitching Coach) and Ryan Chipka (Hitting Coach) will join Fiorito, as well as returnees Teuris Olivares (Defensive Coach), Jon Becker (Athletic Trainer), and Danny Smith (Strength & Conditioning Coach). Ryan Shute will once again be the Clubhouse Manager for the 2020 season and Luke Morris joins as the Video Manager.

Ex-Staten Island Yankees Pitcher Clarke Schmidt Making Waves in Yankees’ Minor League System


Schmidt pitched well in last season, posting a 6-5 record with 3.57 ERA while whiffing 102 batters and only allowing 28 walks in 90.2 innings in 19 games at three minor league stops.

Hideki Matsui Hosts Baseball Clinic for Staten Island Children


By Jerry Del Priore  There was a Godzilla sighting yesterday in Staten Island. No, not the Japanese movie monster, but former New York Yankee great Hideki Matsui, who, along with his Matsui 55 Baseball Foundation, hosted a baseball clinic for approximately 30 children ages 11-12 from local baseball leagues Saturday morning at Richmond County Bank … Continue reading Hideki Matsui Hosts Baseball Clinic for Staten Island Children

Cyclones’ Playoff Chances Loom as Season-End Nears


The Cyclones, the short-season Class A affiliate of the New York Mets, are tied with the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Baltimore Orioles) for the 2019 New York-Penn League (NYPL) Wild Card and sit just a game back of first of the Hudson Valley Renegades (Tampa Bay Rays) in the McNamara Division.

West Islip’s Logan O’Hoppe Relishes First Pro Baseball All-Star Nod


Former St. John the Baptist High Scholl baseball player makes NYPL All-Star Team.