Minors 6.7.13: Wheeler has rough ending

June, 8, 2013
6/08/13
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LAS VEGAS 12, TACOMA 5: In what could be Zack Wheeler's final Triple-A start, the Mets' top pitching prospect gave up four runs in 4 2/3 innings. Wheeler cruised early but fell apart in the fifth, allowing three runs to score before being pulled. Box.

BINGHAMTON 3, ALTOONA 2: Logan Verrett battled through six innings and Wilfredo Tovar provided an offensive spark from the bottom of the batting order as the Binghamton Mets defeated the Altoona Curve, 3-2, Friday night. Verrett collected his league-leading seventh victory. The B-Mets grabbed the lead in the third on an RBI groundout by Danny Muno. Altoona struck back in the fourth to take the lead.The B-Mets offered an immediate rebuttal in the fifth. Muno tied the game with double and scored the go-ahead run when Cesar Puello singled. Jeff Walters used a pair of strikeouts to side-step a leadoff single in the ninth for his league-leading 14th save. Verrett (7-2) allowed two runs while scattering nine hits over six innings of work. Box.

SAVANNAH 6, ROME 4: Savannah jumped out to an early lead en route to a 6-4 win. They led 5-0 after two thanks to RBIs from Maikis De La Cruz, Brandon Nimmo and Jayce Boyd. Matthew Koch pitched five innings of three-run ball to pick up the win and improve to 4-2. Bret Mitchell recorded his 10th save. Box.

ST. LUCIE VS. JUPITER: (postponed)

Compiled from team reports

Matt Ehalt

ESPN New York contributor

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
15 4.09 151 202
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187