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Thursday, April 26, 2012
Around the minors 4.26.12

By Mike Mazzeo

NEW HAMPSHIRE 16, BINGHAMTON 3: Matt den Dekker went 3-for-5 out of the leadoff spot and hit his third home run of the season, raising his average to .308. But the center fielder was the lone bright spot for the B-Mets. Greg Peavey allowed 11 runs on 12 hits in just 2 1/3 innings, and Binghamton was routed by New Hampshire, 16-3, on Thursday night. The Fisher Cats scored five runs in the first inning, one in the second, five in the third and three more in the fourth to jump out to a 14-1 lead. The B-Mets went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position. Box

ST. LUCIE 1, JUPITER 0: Erik Goeddel threw five scoreless innings of three-hit ball and D.J. Carrasco and Adam Rosario combined to throw four-no hit frames as St. Lucie blanked Jupiter, 1-0, on Thursday night. Wilmer Flores had two hits for the Mets. Robbie Shields went 1-for-4 and delivered the game’s only RBI in the seventh. Box

WEST VIRGINIA 9, SAVANNAH 4: T.J. Rivera and Dustin Lawley both homered in a losing cause for the Sand Gnats. Starter Domingo Tapia suffered the loss after giving up eight runs on eight hits and getting just four outs. Box

The Buffalo Bisons today announced that outfielder Adam Loewen has been placed on the disabled list with a stress fracture in the 2nd right metatarsal. The club also announced that right-hander Jeremy Hefner has been placed on the Bisons active roster.

Loewen has not played since April 20 with the Bisons. In his 12 games before the injury, the outfielder hit .270 (10-for-37) with three home runs and nine RBI. With eight walks to only five strikeouts, Loewen posted a .400 on-base percentage to begin the 2012 season.

Compiled from team reports