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Saturday, June 29, 2013
Minors 6.28.13: Ike, Tejada updates

By Kieran Darcy

LAS VEGAS 9, TACOMA 0: The 51s hit four home runs -- but Ike Davis didn't have any of them. Davis went 1-for-4 with a single and a walk, dropping his average with Las Vegas to .281. Third baseman Rylan Sandoval, center fielder Brian Bixler, right fielder Eric Campbell and catcher Francisco Pena hit the long balls -- Pena had five RBIs. Giancarlo Alvarado got the win, pitching six shutout innings, giving up six hits, with seven strikeouts. Box

BINGHAMTON 7, TRENTON 3: Third baseman Josh Rodriguez and catcher Blake Forsythe had two hits apiece for the Mets, and left fielder Travis Taijeron hit his sixth home run. Cory Mazzoni got the win, giving up three runs on five hits in six innings, with 10 strikeouts. Box

PALM BEACH 5, ST. LUCIE 2: The Cardinals scored one run in the ninth to tie the game, and three in the top of the 10th to win it, all off T.J. Chism. Matthew Bowman pitched the first eight innings for the Mets, giving up one run on two hits, with seven strikeouts. First baseman Jayce Boyd and left fielder Dustin Lawley had two hits apiece. Box

SAVANNAH 3, ROME 0: Matthew Koch got the win for the Sand Gnats, going 7 1/3 innings, giving up no runs on four hits, with five strikeouts. Five different players had Savannah's five hits. Center fielder Brandon Nimmo went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Box

GREENEVILLE 2, KINGSPORT 1: This game went 15 innings -- there were 42 strikeouts combined between the two teams, and just 17 hits. Luis Rengel took the loss in relief, but the run in the 15th inning was unearned -- the Mets made three errors on the night, the Astros none. Shortstop Amed Rosario went 3-for-6, including a home run, accounting for Kingsport's only run. Box

BROOKLYN 7, HUDSON VALLEY 4: First baseman Matthew Oberste went 4-for-5, and catcher Colton Plaia had three RBIs. Seth Lugo got the win, despite giving up four runs on six hits in five innings. Box

GCL NATIONALS 6, GCL METS 5: Ruben Tejada led off and played five innings at shortstop, in his first rehab appearance on his way back to the bigs. Tejada went 1-for-2 with a double and a strikeout. Catcher Jose Garcia had the only multi-hit game for the Mets, going 2-for-4. First-round pick Dominic Smith went 0-for-3. The Mets bullpen blew a 4-2 seventh-inning lead, with relievers Dan Herrmann and Ramon Estevez giving up four runs. Box

Compiled from team reports