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Minors 7.13.13: Mejia 5 scoreless for B-Mets

LAS VEGAS 6, TUCSON 2: Wilmer Flores left the game after one inning with an ankle injury. Giancarlo Alvarado allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings after departing his previous start in the second inning with a hamstring injury. The Triple-A All-Star break will take place from Sunday through Wednesday. Flores had been due to represent the Mets in the game. Box

BINGHAMTON 5, PORTLAND 2

BINGHAMTON 6, PORTLAND 0: Jenrry Mejia threw five scoreless innings in his first


lastname Mejia Double-A outing as part of a rehab assignment and combined with newly promoted Hamilton Bennett on a four-hit shutout in Game 2. Mejia allowed three hits and two walks while striking out one. Travis Taijeron delivered a broken-bat, two-run single as Binghamton took a 3-0 lead in the first. The final three runs scored in the fourth. After Taijeron's leadoff double, Richard Lucas lined an RBI double. Darrell Ceciliani added a two-run homer. Mejia departed with his pitch count at 83. Bennett threw a perfect sixth, then worked around two baserunners in the seventh. In Game 1, the B-Mets scored five runs in the first inning and were backed by a strong pitching performance by Darin Gorski. Wilfredo Tovar had a three-run double. Gorski tossed a season-high six innings and earned his third Double-A win of the season. Jeff Walters recorded his league-leading 24th save. Box 1, Box 2

DUNEDIN at ST. LUCIE (ppd.)

SAVANNAH 1, GREENVILLE 1 (suspended): After three weather-related delays, the water


lastname Matz won when the game was suspended because of unplayable field conditions with the score tied at 1 after five innings. The game will resume Sunday at noon with the Drive batting in the top of the sixth. Sunday’s regularly scheduled game will follow and will be nine innings. The Drive scored the game’s opening run in the second. With one out, Aneury Tavarez bounced a single down the right-field line against Steven Matz. After two walks loaded the bases, Dreily Guerrero lifted a sacrifice fly. The Gnats evened the score in the fourth. Luis Diaz retired the first 11 batters of the game. The Gnats’ next hitter, Maikis De La Cruz, reached on an error. He stole second and scored on Stefan Sabol’s line-drive single into center field. Matz struck out eight and allowed two hits in five innings. Box

KINGSPORT at BURLINGTON (ppd.)

BROOKLYN 2, CONNECTICUT 1: Anthony Chavez's RBI double in the top of the ninth lifted the Cyclones to the victory. His sixth double of the season scored James Roche from first. Roche pinch-ran for Eris Peguero. Peguero had produced a one-out single. John Mincone then earned his fourth save. Miller Diaz had his second consecutive exceptional start. After striking out a season-high eight-batters in five innings in his previous start, Diaz fanned seven Connecticut batters. He tossed six innings, allowing two hits and one earned run. His ERA dropped to 2.84. The Cyclones got off to quick a start with a game-opening triple by Patrick Biondi. Juan Gamboa plated him with a groundout. Diaz surrendered his lone run in the third inning. Reliever Cristian Chivilli (3-0) tossed 2 1/3 scoreless innings with two strikeouts. Mincone replaced Chivilli and struck out the only two batters he faced. Box

GCL NATIONALS 6, GCL METS 4: Justin Turner went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and a walk as the DH in his first rehab game. Dominic Smith pinch hit and struck out a day after leaving with dehydration. Box

Compiled from team reports