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MMLN – Brooklyn Post-Season Awards

The Brooklyn Cyclones got off to a slow start to the 2008 New York-Penn League season, but when all the young players finally found their rhythms, the team took off with a second-half surge. However, unlike their 2007 predecessors, the Cyclones would not clear the last hurdle to earn a playoff spot, falling 1 ½ games short of post-season play.

PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Brad Holt: 5-3, 1.87 ERA, 14 GS, 72.1 IP, 96 K, 33 BB, .171 OBA Few in Cyclones history have been as impressive as the big right-hander was in his rookie season. The first-round pick led the NYPL in strikeouts, dominating the opposition with his serious heat [ his fastball reportedly touch 100 MPH late this season]. The most important development of his game this...

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