Around the minors 7.9.12

July, 9, 2012
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ALTOONA 3, BINGHAMTON 2: The Curve scored two runs against Adrian Rosario in the bottom of the ninth as Binghamton's four-game winning streak ended. Trying to protect a one-run lead, Rosario consecutively walked Matt Curry and Jarek Cunningham with one out. Stefan Welch then delivered a game-tying pinch-hit single. Brock Holt ended the game with a walk-off single, which provided Altoona its only lead of the three-game series. In the first nning, Binghamton's Sean Kazmar doubled against starter Phil Irwin and advanced to third on Eric Campbell's single. Allan Dykstra's sac fly opened the scoring. The Curve threatened to tie the score in the third, but were denied by center fielder Juan Lagares. With two outs and two aboard, Oscar Tejeda singled off B-Mets starter Darin Gorski. Irwin tried to score from second, but was gunned down by Lagares. The outfield assist, Lagares’ league-lead-tying 13th, preserved the 1-0 lead. Gorski threw 31 pitches in the fourth, with Cunningham wearing out Gorski in an 11-pitch at-bat. That set the stage for Robbie Grossman, who homered in the fifth to tie the score. Gorski rebounded to post a perfect sixth that ended his day. He allowed one run on four hits in a no-decision. Altoona reliever Kris Harvey tossed a perfect seventh before the B-Mets broke the tie in the eighth. Campbell singled and Harvey loaded the bases with consecutive walks. Dustin Martin then dumped an RBI single into left. Binghamton subsequently stranded the bases loaded, though, with Francisco Pena and Wilfredo Tovar retired in the infield. Brad Holt tossed two scoreless innings in relief of Gorski. He stood to be the winner until Rosario (1-2) suffered his second blown save. Box

ST. LUCIE 4, BRADENTON 1: Yohan Almonte limited the Marauders to one run on five hits and a walk in six innings and Taylor Whitenton and Adam Kolarek combined for three scoreless relief innings. Zach Lutz drove in two runs Box

PULASKI 7, KINGSPORT 6: Long Island native Steven Matz tossed a one-hitter over six scoreless innings, but the K-Mets squandered a six-run lead. Reliever Corey Oswalt was charged with seven runs in the seventh while recording only one out. Kingsport batters launched four homers -- by Eris Peguero, Jeyckol De Leon, Maikis De La Cruz and Jonathan Leroux. De La Cruz went 4-for-4. Box

JAMESTOWN 5, BROOKLYN 2: The Cyclones squandered a late one-run lead and were swept in the three-game series. With one out in the eighth and Brooklyn leading 2-1, Cyclones reliever Matt Bowman hit Juancito Martinez, who then stole second. Three consecutive Jamestown hits plated two runs. Tim Peterson surrendered a pair of ninth-inning runs. Brooklyn starter Hansel Robles had retired Yefri Perez on a flyout to center to begin the game. After that, the ball did not leave the infield against Robles through 4 1/3 innings. Robles walked Jesus Solorzano with two outs in the second before retiring the next eight batters. He held the Jammers hitless until a one-out single in the fifth by Solorzano. In the sixth, Jamestown scored the game's opening run, on Pedro Mendoza's sacrifice fly. The run ended Robles' outing. He went 5 1/3 innings, allowing the one earned run on three hits with one walk and seven strikeouts. In the bottom half of the sixth, Brooklyn took the lead, 2-1. Jamestown reliever Brian Ellington walked Juan Gamboa. Brandon Nimmo then singled. Ellington threw a wild pitch with Phillip Evans batting and both runners advanced. Evans' single then plated both Cyclones. Box

Compiled from team reports
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Jenrry Mejia
WINS ERA SO IP
3 1.99 25 22
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .291
HRL. Duda 4
RBID. Wright 12
RE. Young Jr. 18
OPSL. Duda .798
ERAJ. Mejia 1.99
SOB. Colon 26

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