New York Mets: Chris Robinson

Around the minors 6.18.12

June, 18, 2012
6/18/12
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NORFOLK 7, BUFFALO 5: Right-hander Collin McHugh (0-1) was charged with four earned runs on five hits and four walks while also hitting a batter and tossing a wild pitch in five-plus innings in his Triple-A debut. With the Bisons leading 3-1 thanks in part to Matt den Dekker's solo homer and sacrifice fly, things unraveled in a five-run sixth for Norfolk. The Tides -- who wore throwback uniforms that included a Mets patch to reflect their longtime affiliation with the organization -- chased McHugh after he allowed two singles and a walk to open the bottom of the sixth. Left-hander Josh Edgin allowed all three inherited runners to score, on a bases-clearing double by Chris Robinson. Robinson also scored on the play on a throwing error by shortstop Ronny Cedeño, who was making his fourth rehab start. Cedeño went 1-for-5. Box

BRADENTON 6, ST. LUCIE 5: Ruben Tejada went 1-for-5 with a double and played a full game at shortstop in his first minor league rehab game in two weeks. Ramon Ramirez allowed three runs on five hits in one inning in the first game of his rehab assignment with St. Lucie. Richard Lucas had a two-run homer in a three-run ninth for St. Lucie, but the rally came up short. Box

BROOKLYN 2, STATEN ISLAND 0: 2011 first-round pick Brandon Nimmo went 0-f0r-3, but walked with one out in the eighth inning to begin the Cyclones' rally. He later score what proved to be the decisive run on opening day in the New York-Penn League. Yankees reliever James Pazos got Juan Gamboa to ground out to third to begin the eighth. He then walked Nimmo and Phillip Evans on four pitches apiece. DH Alex Sanchez singled to load the bases. Pazos then allowed another four-pitch walk, this time to 17th-round pick Stefan Sabol, to force in the game's opening run. Cole Frenzel added a sacrifice fly. Both starting pitchers went six innings, neither allowing a run. Brooklyn right-hander Gabriel Ynoa surrendered three hits, walked none and struck out four. Taylor Morton, who started for Staten Island, allowed four hits and one walk and had two strikeouts. Darwin Frias earned the win, pitching two innings with one hit, one walk and two strikeouts. Nineteenth-round pick Tyler Vanderheiden from Samford University picked up the save in his professional debut. He pitched a perfect ninth, striking out Ravel Santana and Matt Snyder to end the game. Evans went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Sanchez also had two hits for the Cyclones. Box

Compiled from team reports

Around the minors 6.12.12

June, 13, 2012
6/13/12
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BUFFALO 8, NORFOLK 7: Fernando Cabrera recorded his International League-leading 15th save, in 15 attempts, by recording the final four outs. He allowed a ninth-inning run on a bases-loaded walk to Nate McLouth, but stranded the bases full of Tides by getting Chris Robinson to ground out. The Tides committed six errors on the game, including three in the decisive seventh, when the Bisons scored three runs. After Sean Kazmar flied out to lead off for the Bisons that inning, newly promoted Matt den Dekker doubled. Right fielder Jai Miller's attempt to throw out den Dekker went offline, moving the speedy center fielder to third. Corey Wimberly then drove in den Dekker with a single to even the score at 6. Fred Lewis then grounded into a would-be double play. But Lewis reached second after Tides first baseman Jamie Hoffmann failed to make the catch. Josh Satin followed with routine fly ball, but Miller bobbled it. Lewis scored on the error and Satin advanced to third. Zach Phillips then tossed a wild pitch to score Satin as the Bisons took an 8-6 lead. The Herd earlier had scored on Kazmar's two-run double and Satin's two-run homer. Den Dekker in his Bisons debut manned center field, led off and went 1-for-4 with a walk and run scored. Dustin Martin was transferred from Buffalo to Binghamton to make room for den Dekker. Garrett Olson lasted 4 1/3 innings -- making him the fourth Bisons pitcher in the past five games to fail to complete five innings. Pedro Beato (3-0) contributed 1 2/3 scoreless relief innings. Box

READING at BINGHAMTON (ppd.): Tuesday’s game between the B-Mets and Reading Phillies was postponed due to inclement weather. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday at 5:35 p.m. The teams will play two seven-inning contests. The postponement marks the fifth of the season and third in the past two weeks. Mark Cohoon now opposes right-hander Jonathan Pettibone in Wednesday's opener. Collin McHugh faces right-hander Austin Hyatt in the nightcap.

PALM BEACH 7, ST. LUCIE 6: Center fielder Alonzo Harris Jr. had three hits and two RBIs, but the Mets' late-inning rally fell short. The Mets trailed 7-2 entering the eighth, but Harris had an RBI triple to score ZeErika McQueen to start the comeback bid. Wilmer Flores delivered an RBI double to left-center to score Harris. Flores came around to score on a wild pitch to cut the deficit to 7-5. Francisco Pena reached on an error to begin the ninth inning. Harris followed with an RBI single to score Pena and make it 7-6. But with Harris at second, Flores struck out swinging and Cory Vaughn popped out to shortstop Ronny Gil to end the game. Tyler Pill allowed four runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings with two walks and one strikeout and suffered the loss. Cardinals DH Chris Edmondson ripped a three-run homer off Pill in the sixth inning to give the Cardinals a 4-2 lead. Edmondson drove in five runs in the game. John Church walked three batters and allowed three runs over one inning. Jim Fuller pitched 2 2/3 innings and allowed one walk and two hits while striking out two. Flores drove in two runs. Wilfredo Tovar went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Box

CHARLESTON at SAVANNAH (ppd.): The two teams are now scheduled for two on Wednesday, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The first game will be the completion of Sunday’s game in Charleston, which was suspended with the Gnats leading 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning. The second game will be scheduled for seven innings. The games originally scheduled for Monday and Tuesday have been canceled.

Compiled from team reports

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.288 7 37 57
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 14
RBID. Wright 50
RD. Murphy 57
OPSL. Duda .829
WB. Colon 8
ERAJ. Niese 3.13
SOZ. Wheeler 112