Minors 5.24.14: Hicksville's Maron plates 4

May, 25, 2014
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SACRAMENTO 5, LAS VEGAS 2: Joel Carreno and Erik Goeddel combined to surrender five runs as Sacramento built a 5-0 lead. Box

BINGHAMTON 8, NEW BRITAIN 6: Kevin Plawecki homered for the third straight game and reached base in all five plate appearances. He is hitting .395 with four homers and 21

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RBIs in May. The Rock Cats jumped on B-Mets starter Hansel Robles for four runs in the first three innings. Corey Wimberly put New Britain on the board with an RBI single in the second and Tony Thomas delivered a three-run double in the third. Plawecki answered with a solo homer against Tyler Duffey in the third. An inning later, Dustin Lawley and Darrell Ceciliani had consecutive singles. With two outs, Kyle Johnson doubled to plate both runners and cut the deficit to one. Matt Reynolds singled home Johnson to tie the score at 4. The Rock Cats retook the lead in the fifth. Nate Hanson doubled, moved to third on a groundout and scored on Reynaldo Rodriguez's sacrifice fly. New Britain's lead grew in the sixth. Reliever Hamilton Bennett replaced Robles with a runner on first and two outs. Wimberly then tripled to give the Rock Cats a 6-4 lead. Binghamton responded in the bottom half. Travis Taijeron led off with a homer. Later in the frame, Reynolds worked a two-out walk and stole second. Plawecki doubled home Reynolds to tie the score at 6. Binghamton completed its comeback against Adrian Salcedo in the seventh when Ceciliani ripped a two-run single. John Church and Adam Kolarek combined to post a scoreless eighth. Chasen Bradford handled the ninth for his 10th save. Reynolds extended his hitting streak to 11 games. Box

ST. LUCIE 5, PALM BEACH 2: Gabriel Ynoa produced his best start of the season and Cam Maron provided nearly all of the offense as St. Lucie (30-19) won its season-high sixth

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straight. Ynoa allowed one unearned run and struck out a season-high seven in seven innings. The Cardinals only managed six singles -- three of which never left the infield. Maron -- who is from Hicksville, Long Island -- went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and fell a home run shy of the cycle. He put the Mets in front 2-1 with a two-run single in the fourth. The Mets got breathing room in the ninth. Jairo Perez lifted a sac fly to make it 3-1. Maron added a two-out, two-run double. Maron also tripled in the sixth. Ryan Fraser gave up a run in the ninth, but logged two innings without major issue to earn his first save. Perez went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored. Brandon Nimmo went 2-for-5. Box

SAVANNAH 5, LEXINGTON 1: John Gant tossed seven scoreless innings to trim his ERA to 2.49. Virgin Islands native Akeel Morris had a streak of 24 1/3 scoreless innings to open the season snapped by allowing an eighth-inning run in relief. Victor Cruzado went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs. L.J. Mazzilli had a solo homer. Box

Compiled with 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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