Sunday, April 6, 2014
Minors 4.6.14: Drama in Las Vegas
By Kieran Darcy
LAS VEGAS 6, FRESNO 5: With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth and two outs, Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a double and Zach Lutz then doubled him home, as the 51s won in walk-off fashion. Eric Campbell had two hits. Logan Verrett started and gave up three runs (one earned) on eight hits in six innings in his Triple-A debut. Jeff Walters blew the save by giving up a run in the top of the ninth, but ended up with a win. Box
BINGHAMTON 5, AKRON 4: Matt Clark and Dustin Lawley each went 3-for-4, and Kevin Plawecki was 2-for-4. Hansel Robles started and pitched five shutout innings in his Double-A debut, striking out eight and allowing just two hits. Jack Leathersich was charged with a blown save after giving up two runs in 1 1/3 innings, but ended up with the win. Box
PALM BEACH 1, ST. LUCIE 0: Phillip Evans had two of the Mets' five hits. Brandon Nimmo went 0-for-3 but had a walk and has now reached base in all four games. Domingo Tapia started and went five innings, giving up one run on three hits. Box
LAKEWOOD at SAVANNAH (ppd.): The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader in Lakewood, N.J., later this month.