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Thursday, June 12, 2014
Minors 6.12.14: d'Arnaud homers twice

By Danny Knobler | Special to

LAS VEGAS 14, COLORADO SPRINGS 7: Travis d'Arnaud homered twice for the 51s, in the third game since his demotion from the Mets. D'Arnaud is now 6-for-10 for Las Vegas, after batting just .180 in 39 games for the Mets. Danny Muno, Allan Dykstra, Brandon Allen and Kai Gronauer also homered for Las Vegas, and d'Arnaud, Muno and Allen each had three hits. Ryan Reid pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings of relief and got credit for the win. Box

BINGHAMTON 12, AKRON 6: Brian Burgamy hit two three-run home runs to lead the B-Mets past the RubberDucks. Burgamy also had a single and a bases-loaded walk, and finished with seven RBIs. Travis Taijeron also homered for the B-Mets, who have nine home runs in the first four games of their five-game series in Akron. Matt Bowman allowed just two runs in seven innings for his first win since April 26. The two runs Bowman allowed both scored on a double by ex-Yankee Nick Swisher, in Akron on a rehab assignment. Box

ST. LUCIE at JUPITER (ppd.): The two teams will play a doubleheader Thursday afternoon.

SAVANNAH at KANNAPOLIS (ppd.): The Sand Gnats didn't play, but they did celebrate. The rainout took a game off their schedule and meant that they clinched the first-half title in the South Atlantic League's Southern Division. It's the fourth time in five years that Savannah has won the first-half title.