Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Against the Wall

That's the problem with these best-of-three lose one game -- one measly little game -- and you're immediately facing elimination.

Last night, the Cyclones traveled to Jamestown to take on the Jammers and fell behind by five runs early.  The team fought all the way back (and fought through a nearly-two-hour rain delay) to tie the game at 6-6 in dramatic fashion in the top of the eighth inning, but Jamestown scored a seventh run in the bottom of the inning, and that was all she wrote.

There are plenty of little things that could have gone differently on Tuesday and swung things in our favor (some around the office are even floating "curse conspiracies"), but the bottom line is that here we are, the best team in the league (and that's not bias talking -- the standings and leaderboards agree), playing two must-win games if we want to continue this fantastic season.

Lucky for us, both those must-win games will be played here at MCU Park, where we have a 30-8 record, the most passionate fans in baseball on our side, and we've been able to pull off more than just a little bit of magic this year.

Great seats are still available, so come on down to Coney Island tonight (and hopefully tomorrow) to cheer on your Cyclones!

It ain't over until Brooklyn says it is!

-- Dave


Lisa Gav said...

Listening to the game through the website link, I went from elation in the 1st inning to frustration through the 3rd & 4th, got excited again with the rally, listened to all the techno music broadcast during the Rain delay, and had to resist the urge to scream in frustration at the end of the game so as not to disturb/frighten my neighbors at midnight.

I had about 6 heart attacks at tonight's nail-biter. My throat is sore from yelling & cheering so much, and I actually bruised the base of my thumb from clapping too hard...

But I'll be at MCU Park in full Cyclones gear on Thursday to continue cheering them on.

anthony0358 said...

must win game again tonight