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Aberdeen wins series against first place Brooklyn

Aberdeen wins series against first place Brooklyn

The Aberdeen IronBirds made it to the off day for the Major League All-Star Game with a 12-11 record after beating the first place Cyclones, 2-0, in Brooklyn Monday. It was the second straight victory for the IronBirds, who return to Ripken Stadium Wednesday night to host Hudson Valley in a three game series. By taking two out of three in Brooklyn, Aberdeen closed the gap behind the division leading Cyclones to just three games. Six pitchers - Francisco Jimenez, Daniel Ayers, Kevin Grendell, Robert Strader, Garrett Cleavinger and Ryan Meisinger – combined to pitch the four-hit shutout for Aberdeen. The IronBirds got back to back doubles from Cedric Mullins and Drew Turbin and a...

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