IronBirds slip to 5-7 with 10-inning loss

IronBirds slip to 5-7 with 10-inning loss

It took 10 innings Wednesday night, but the Aberdeen IronBirds dropped a 2-1 contest to the Brooklyn Cyclones at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium.

The loss was the fifth in six games for the ‘Birds, who fall to 5-7. Aberdeen will try to take game three, set for Thursday at 7:05 p.m. at the stadium.

The score was deadlocked 1-1 after nine innings and per minor league rules, the extra innings will begin with the last batter out the previous inning starting at second base.

For Brooklyn, Luke Ritter started at second and Nic Gaddis sacrificed him to third with a bunt that went 5-3.

Ranfy Adon followed with a fly ball to deep center off IronBirds reliever Jake Lyons,...