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Minors 8.17.14: Oberste RBI lifts Gnats

August, 17, 2014
Aug 17
OMAHA 4, LAS VEGAS 0: Noah Syndergaard allowed two runs on three hits, three walks and a hit batter in five innings. Syndergaard (8-7) struck out eight in a 96-pitch effort. The damage included a two-run homer by Carlos Peguero in the fourth that opened the scoring. Jack Leathersich allowed two runs in the sixth, including a solo homer by Peguero. The 51s mustered four hits, including two from Matt Reynolds. Box

READING 1, BINGHAMTON 0: Reading southpaw Hoby Milner went the distance in a three-hit shutout to outduel Steven Matz. Milner faced two over the minimum.

Binghamton’s magic number to clinch a playoff spot remained at four. The Fightin Phils cracked the scoreboard in the fourth against Matz. Albert Cartwright had a leadoff double. Matz retired the next two batters, but Jake Fox poked an RBI single into right field. Binghamton finally put a threat together in the fifth after Milner retired the first 13 batters he faced. T.J. Rivera singled and produced his first steal as a B-Met. With two outs, Wilfredo Tovar then ripped a 2-1 pitch up the middle, but second baseman Carlos Alonso made a diving catch to end the inning. The B-Mets flashed their own defensive prowess to hold the deficit at 1-0 in the bottom half. After Matz issued a one-out walk to K.C. Serna, Raywilly Gomez deposited a 2-2 pitch into the left-field corner. Dustin Lawley tracked the ball down and fired to Tovar. In one motion, the shortstop received the throw and fired home, where Juan Centeno tagged out Serna. Milner continued his cruise by posting perfect frames in the sixth and seventh before using a double play to erase a single in the eighth. Binghamton had one last chance in the ninth. Kyle Johnson had a leadoff double, but Milner retired the next three B-Mets. He capped his first career complete game by striking out Dilson Herrera looking. Milner (8-6) issued no walks, struck out five and held the B-Mets hitless in four at-bats with runners in scoring position, including three in the ninth. Matz (5-4) surrendered one run on six hits in seven innings. The loss snapped Binghamton’s seven-game winning streak against the Fightin Phils, which dated to last season. Box

BRADENTON 3, ST. LUCIE 0: Pirates top pitching prospect Tyler Glasnow mowed down the St. Lucie lineup, striking out eight and allowing one walk and two singles in seven scoreless innings. He required only 80 pitches and retired the final 10 batters he faced. Josh Smith followed with two perfect innings to earn his sixth save. Justin Howard homered on the first pitch of the bottom of the second against Seth Lugo to put the Marauders on the board. Jose Osuna’s two-out solo homer in the sixth against Lugo made it 2-0. Jordan Steranka doubled to plate a run against reliever Ryan Fraser in the eighth. L.J. Mazzilli had both Mets hits. The first came with two outs in the first. The latter came with one out in the fourth. Mazzilli stole second, but then was caught too far off the bag by catcher Jin-De Jhang and was tagged out trying to reach third. From that point, the Mets went 16 up, 16 down the rest of the way. Gilbert Gomez was the only other baserunner for the Mets. He reached on a walk in the third. He was picked off first by Jhang. Glasnow and Smith combined to face one over the minimum. Lugo pitched well in his second start this season. He tossed a season-high seven innings and allowed five hits and the two solo homers. The Marauders won the season series, 10-8, and increased their first-place lead to 6 1/2 games over the Mets with 14 games remaining. Box

SAVANNAH 3, GREENVILLE 2: Champ Stuart bunted his way aboard and scored on Matt Oberste's double as the Gnats broke a 2-all tie in the sixth en route to a series sweep. The Drive had opened the scoring in the second on Danny Bethea's two-run homer against John Gant. Gant allowed no further damage and struck out nine in five innings. Savannah evened the score with two runs in the third. Dominic Smith plated Stuart with a double to tie the score at 2. Reliever John Mincone picked up the win after producing a scoreless sixth. Akeel Morris converted his 15th save in 16 chances. Box

KINGSPORT 4, GREENEVILLE 3 (12 innings): Vicente Lupo and Wuilmer Becerra had inning-opening singles and Zach Mathieu followed with a run-scoring groundout as the K-Mets took the lead in the top of the 12th. Ismael Tijerina allowed a run in the bottom of the ninth as Greeneville forced extra innings. Box

BROOKLYN 7, VERMONT 3: Michael Conforto had an RBI single and Jhoan Urena had a two-run double in a five-run sixth as the Cyclones overcame a 2-0 deficit. Starter Casey Meisner allowed three runs (one earned) and struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings. Box

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Minors 8.16.14: Lupo swipes home for win

August, 17, 2014
Aug 17
OMAHA 3, LAS VEGAS 2: Taylor Teagarden's two-run homer in the top of the seventh against Blake Wood broke a scoreless tie. But 51s starter Logan Verrett surrendered a sacrifice fly to ex-Mets farmhand Francisco Pena in the bottom of that inning, then a game-deciding two-run homer to Brian Bocock in the eighth. Verrett (10-5) was credited with a complete game and allowed only four hits and two walks in the defeat. Box

BINGHAMTON 7, READING 3: Rehabbing Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed six strong innings and also contributed with a run-producing walk . Reading starter Jesse Biddle opened the fourth by issuing walks to Brian Burgamy and Jayce Boyd. Darrell Ceciliani followed with an RBI single. Three batters later, Biddle hit Wilfredo Tovar and walked Matsuzaka, forcing in another run. Mike Nesseth took over for Biddle and recorded the final out of the inning, defusing the threat. Matsuzaka cruised through four scoreless innings, needing only 38 pitches and facing one over the minimum. Reading’s first threat came in the fifth, when Brock Stassi pulled a one-out double down the right-field line. Matsuzaka stranded Stassi by retiring the next two batters. The Fightins cracked the scoreboard in the sixth. Pinch-hitter Peter Lavin doubled over right fielder Kyle Johnson’s head. He took third on a fly out and scampered home with Reading’s lone run when Matsuzaka uncorked a wild pitch. Jon Velasquez tossed a perfect seventh for his first save since 2010 as a Phillies farmhand at high-A Clearwater. Matsuzaka (1-0) allowed one run on three hits in six innings. He threw 69 pitches while walking none and collecting three strikeouts.

In Game 2, the B-Mets plated seven unanswered runs, highlighted by a go-ahead three-run homer from Tovar in the sixth. The Fightin Phils had blasted their way to the lead in the first inning on Aaron Altherr's three-run homer against Tyler Pill. Binghamton responded without needing a hit in the third against Reading starter Adam Loewen. Tovar walked and Pill reached safely when Loewen failed to cleanly field his drag bunt. After a walk loaded the bases, T.J. Rivera ripped a groundball through Jake Fox’s legs at third base, allowing Tovar to score. Burgamy followed with a fielder’s choice to third, plating Pill to cut the deficit to one run. Pill settled down after Altherr’s blast, retiring the final 13 batters he faced. The righty cruised through four perfect innings, striking out five additional batters, to cap his night. Loewen’s fortunes turned quickly when the B-Mets put together a two-out rally in the sixth. The lefty walked Dustin Lawley and hit Xorge Carrillo. Tovar then ripped a 1-0 pitch over the left-center wall. His second homer of the season put Binghamton ahead, 5-3. The B-Mets padded their lead in the ninth on Lawley's two-run double. Pill (8-5) struck out six while issuing no walks over five innings. He remains unbeaten in his last 15 games as a B-Met. Box 1, Box 2

BRADENTON 5, ST. LUCIE 2: In his first start since Aug. 3, Luis Cessa allowed one single

and one walk in five scoreless innings. He struck out seven, but did not factor in the decision when the bullpen could not hold a 2-0 lead in the eighth. Beck Wheeler surrendered three straight singles to start the frame and was replaced by lefty T.J. Chism to face lefty Adam Frazier. Frazier singled to left to make it 2-1. After Chism struck out Walker Gourley, Jordan Steranka produced a three-run double to put the Marauders ahead, 4-2. Bradenton added one more run in the inning when Jose Osuna’s grounder went through second baseman Phillip Evans' legs and Steranka scored. Yhonathan Barrios pitched around a one-out double by Evans in the ninth to close out the game. Cessa retired the first 11 batters he faced. His no-hit bid ended with two outs in the fourth on a single by Steranka. The only other batter to reach against Cessa was on a walk in the fifth. Cam Maron singled to extend his hitting streak to eight games. Box

SAVANNAH 9, GREENVILLE 3: The Gnats used bases-loaded walks to Victor Cruzado and

Nelfi Zapata to score twice in the first inning. The Drive pulled within 2-1 in the fourth against Savannah starter Alex Panteliodis as Kevin Mager singled to plate Tzu-Wei Lin. That was the only run Panteliodis allowed before the ninth inning. The Gnats blew the game open with a combined seven runs in the sixth and seventh innings against reliever Oscar Perez. Jeff Glenn and Patrick Biondi drew back-to-back walks to start a three-run rally in the sixth. In the seventh, consecutive singles from Cruzado, Zapata, Jonathan Johnson, Glenn and Biondi led to four runs and a 9-1 Savannah advantage. Cruzado finished 2-for-3 with two walks, a run scored and an RBI. Yeixon Ruiz was 2-for-3 with a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored. Biondi was 2-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. Savannah let Panteliodis begin the ninth with an eight-run lead, but he allowed three hits, including two doubles, and reached his pitch limit. He was removed one out shy of his second complete game of the season. He still earned the win to improve to 5-3 with a 3.80 ERA. Box

KINGSPORT 4, GREENEVILLE 3: The K-Mets scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth for the walk-off win, capped by Vicente Lupo's game-ending steal of home. Lupo's RBI double earlier in the frame had tied the score at 3. Kingsport starter Persio Reyes tossed six scoreless innings. Box

BROOKLYN 2, VERMONT 1: Amed Rosario's two-out double in the third plated John Mora and opened the scoring. The Cyclones opened a 2-0 lead an inning later. Michael Conforto was hit by a pitch and stole second. Tyler Moore followed with an RBI double. Brooklyn starter Alberto Baldonado departed after five scoreless innings. In the eighth, Gaither Bumgardner inherited a runner on first with two outs from Carlos Valdez. A passed ball by Adrian Abreu advanced Max Kuhn to second. Trent Gilbert's RBI single then pulled Vermont within 2-1. In the ninth, closer Shane Bay surrendered one hit but converted his 13th save. Box

GCL MARLINS 9, GCL METS 5: Starter Darwin Reyes surrendered eight runs (four earned) on seven hits and three walks in 2 2/3 innings. Down 8-0, the Mets produced five fifth-inning runs, highlighted by Alvin Maracaro's two-run double. Maracaro, a third baseman, also committed two of the Mets' three errors. Adrian Almeida contributed three scoreless relief innings in the loss. Box

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Minors 8.15.14: Bowman blanks Iowa Cubs

August, 16, 2014
Aug 16
LAS VEGAS 2, IOWA 0: Matt Bowman limited Iowa to four hits and two walks in 7 1/3

scoreless innings in his first Triple-A start in three weeks. He combined with Miguel Socolovich on the shutout. The 51s took the lead in the second inning when Taylor Teagarden walked, advanced to second on Kevin Plawecki's single and scored on Cory Vaughn's single. Las Vegas opened a two-run lead in the sixth when Matt Reynolds produced a leadoff double, moved to third on Josh Satin's groundout and scored on Andrew Brown's single. Socolovich stranded two runners inherited from Bowman in the eighth and ultimately retired all five batters he faced to earn his second save. Plawecki started at first base for the first time this season. Manny Ramirez walked as a pinch hitter. Box

BINGHAMTON 8, READING 7: After the B-Mets blew a five-run lead, Brian Burgamy launched his team-leading 23rd homer -- a tiebreaking two-run shot in the seventh -- to

provide an 8-6 lead. The B-Mets sliced their magic number to clinch a playoff spot to six. Binghamton jumped on Reading starter Ryan O’Sullivan with a four-run first. Dilson Herrera opened the inning by launching his eighth Double-A homer. Following back-to-back walks, Darrell Ceciliani flared an RBI single into center. Juan Centeno chased O’Sullivan from the game by lining an RBI single. Wilfredo Tovar greeted reliever Austin Wright with a run-producing single. The B-Mets padded their lead with a solo homer from Brandon Nimmo in the second. However, B-Mets starter Rainy Lara ultimately was charged with five runs (four earned) in 3 2/3 innings. And Reading tied the score at 6 without a hit in the fifth. Hansel Robles opened the frame with a pair of walks. After a flyout pushed Jake Fox to third, Logan Moore delivered a sacrifice fly. A half-inning after Burgamy's two-run homer, Kelly Dugan cut Reading's deficit to one run with a solo homer against Chase Huchingson. Huchingson recovered to retire the next three batters. Randy Fontanez followed with a perfect eighth. Cody Satterwhite started the ninth inning by surrendering a single to Carlos Alonso, but bounced back with two strikeouts. After two wild pitches, including one during an intentional walk, Satterwhite struck out Aaron Altherr with runners at the corners to notch his 14th save. Satterwhite has converted his last 13 save chances. Huchingson (3-1) allowed one run over two innings to earn the victory. Centeno was ejected by plate umpire Paul Clemons after striking out in the seventh. Daisuke Matsuzaka starts Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader. Box

ST. LUCIE 10, BRADENTON 7: St. Lucie rallied for five runs over the final two innings in a comeback win. Cole Frenzel’s RBI single against Ryan Hafner plated Phillip Evans to tie

the score at 7. Jeff McNeil followed with a line drive up the middle that went off the tip of second baseman Max Moroff’s glove and trickled into center. Frenzel scored on that play to put the Mets up 8-7. Evans previously had doubled to plate Gavin Cecchini and start the rally. Jared King and Evans provided insurance runs in the ninth with an RBI single and sac fly, respectively. Paul Sewald recorded his second six-out save in the last four days. Robby Coles surrendered a run in the seventh but earned the win. The teams traded blows early. The Mets scored three runs in the fourth, including an RBI double by King and RBI single by Frenzel that gave the Mets a 4-2 lead. However, Mets started Domingo Tapia surrendered a two-out grand slam to Jose Osuna in the bottom half that put the Marauders up 6-4. The Mets battled back to get within a run in the seventh when Eudy Pina scored on a wild pitch. Coles gave the run back up in the bottom of the inning on an RBI groundout by Moroff. But Bradenton’s bullpen couldn’t shut down the Mets and hold a 7-5 in the final two innings. L.J. Mazzilli produced his fourth Florida State League homer, a solo shot in the first. He later doubled. Tapia gave up seven hits and six runs in six innings. The only earned runs he allowed were on the grand slam. He also walked five and hit a batter. Box

SAVANNAH 16, GREENVILLE 4: The Gnats erupted for a season-high 16 runs and tied

season highs with three homers and 11 walks drawn. Savannah broke the game open with nine runs in the first two innings against Greenville starter Trey Ball, the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft. Jon Leroux belted a two-out grand slam off the left-field foul pole in the first. The ball bounced back onto the field and initially was ruled a double, but the umpiring crew -- persuaded by Savannah manager Luis Rojas -- conferred and corrected the call. In the second, Victor Cruzado lashed a three-run homer. The Gnats kept the attack going against reliever Sergio Gomez with a four-run fourth and a three-run fifth. Jorge Rivero blasted a two-run homer in the latter frame. The Drive chased Savannah starter Ricky Knapp from the ballgame with three runs in the sixth. Box

KINGSPORT 11, BRISTOL 9: Zach Mathieu and Ivan Wilson homered and Mathieu and Wuilmer Becerra drove in three runs apiece. The K-Mets built an 11-5 lead and survived a four-run ninth. David Roseboom entered with two outs in the ninth and struck out Candon Myles to strand two runners inherited from Nicco Blank. Box

BROOKLYN 7, VERMONT 0: Marcos Molina (6-2) allowed one hit and one walk while striking out a career-high 12 in seven scoreless innings. Luis Rengel and Edioglis Villasmil completed the shutout. Tomas Nido went 3-for-4 with a double and RBI. Anthony Chavez drove in two runs. Box

GCL MARLINS 3, GCL METS 0: Starter Jose Medina allowed two runs in three innings. Box

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Minors 4.27.14: Taijeron HR in big inning

April, 27, 2014
Apr 27
TACOMA 5, LAS VEGAS 4: With two runners on base in the bottom of the ninth, Logan Kensing struck out Andrew Brown to end the comeback threat and game. Las Vegas fell to 18-6 on the season. Starter Logan Verrett allowed five runs (three earned) in five innings. The damage included a three-run homer by Jesus Montero in the fifth that staked Tacoma to a 5-3 lead. Montero had homered against Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard earlier in the series. Wilmer Flores, who committed his sixth error at shortstop, departed after three innings with a jammed finger. Box

BINGHAMTON 9, ERIE 6: The B-Mets scored nine times in the top of the fourth, which proved enough to overcome starter Rainy Lara allowing six runs in the bottom half. After Lara and Tommy Collier matched zeroes through three innings, the B-Mets erupted.

Binghamton sent 14 men to the plate in the fourth, pounded out seven hits, and took advantage of an error and two walks. Every B-Mets starter scored in the inning. Kevin Plawecki ripped a bases-loaded grounder through third baseman Francisco Martinez's legs. The gaffe allowed the first two runs to score. Travis Taijeron followed with a three-run homer, his first long ball of the season. Kyle Johnson later lined an RBI single. Brian Burgamy followed by bouncing a run-producing double off the left-field wall to knock out Collier. Matt Reynolds greeted reliever Ryan Robowski by dropping an RBI single into right, kicking Binghamton’s lead to 8-0. The single capped a stretch of 10 straight B-Mets reaching safely. Two batters later, Cory Vaughn singled home Binghamton’s final run. Given a nine-run cushion, Lara struggled. With two aboard, Dean Green put Erie on the board with an RBI double. Martinez and Jamie Johnson followed with run-scoring singles. Lara pitched himself deeper into a hole with a pair of two-out walks, including a bases-loaded free pass to Eugenio Suarez. Aaron Westlake ended Lara’s day, and made it a three-run game, with a two-run single. Jack Leathersich entered and recorded the inning's final out. Leathersich returned for the fifth and slipped into and then out of a jam. The SeaWolves put the first three aboard via an error, hit batter and walk. With the tying run on base, the southpaw wiggled free with a strikeout, a pop out and a groundout. Jon Velasquez (1-2) then posted two perfect relief innings. Cody Satterwhite tossed a scoreless eighth. Chasen Bradford worked a perfect ninth for his fourth save. Box

BRADENTON 7, ST. LUCIE 6: Josh Bell had a two-run homer against Luis Cessa in the first inning and finished with five RBIs as Bradenton led throughout. Bell's two-run triple in the seventh gave the Marauders a 7-4 lead. St. Lucie's Gilbert Gomez drove a two-run

triple off the left-field wall to make it 7-6 in the eighth, but Gomez was thrown out by first baseman Jose Osuna trying to take home on the play. The throw attempting to get Gomez at third had sailed high. Osuna tracked it down near the Mets bullpen and threw a strike to home to retire Gomez. The Mets drew two walks with two outs in the ninth, but Albert Cordero grounded out to Osuna to end the game. The Marauders jumped to a 5-0 lead against Cessa. An error on right fielder Eudy Pina led to two runs in the third. Cessa eventually did retire nine in a row. The Mets came to life at the plate in the fifth. Phillip Evans doubled and Maikis De La Cruz plated him with a single against John Kuchno. Pina then had a two-run double in the sixth and Cordero followed with an RBI single to slice the deficit to 5-4. Cordero advanced to third on a flyout and stood 90 feet from home as the tying run with one out. He tried to score on Ryan Hafner's wild pitch, but the ball bounced hard off the backstop, right to catcher Jin-De Jhang, who retired Cordero after a rundown. Cessa (0-3) was charged with seven runs (five earned) on six hits and three walks in 6 1/3 innings. Box

LAKEWOOD 6, SAVANNAH 5: Gavin Cecchini singled with two outs in the top of the ninth to plate Dominic Smith, but Jeff McNeil then popped out to second base as the Gnats' rally fell a run short. Starter Chris Flexen allowed six runs on four hits and four walks in three innings. He surrendered a pair of homers. Dario Alvarez and Akeel Morris combined for five scoreless relief innings. Cecchini finished 3-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored. L.J. Mazzilli and Jared King had two RBIs apiece as the Gnats rallied from a 6-0 deficit. Box

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Minors 4.26.14: Teagarden homers twice

April, 27, 2014
Apr 27
LAS VEGAS 11, TACOMA 3: Jacob deGrom (3-0) allowed two runs on seven hits and three walks in five innings. He threw 91 pitches (63 strikes) and had his ERA rise to 1.93. Taylor Teagarden had a three-run homer in a five-run first against Chance Ruffin. Teagarden also went deep in the sixth to finish with five RBIs. Andrew Brown added a solo homer. The 51s improved to 18-5. Box

ERIE 6, BINGHAMTON 5: Matt Bowman limited Erie to one run in 5 1/3 innings and Kyle Johnson produced a three-run homer as the B-Mets opened a 5-0 lead after two innings in

Game 1. Kevin Plawecki started a four-run second inning with a double. He scored three batters later on Wilfredo Tovar's single. Johnson then produced his first homer of the season, against Jeff Ferrell. Erie answered in the third against Bowman. Jamie Johnson's double scored Francisco Martinez, who had walked. Bowman (3-0) evaded further trouble until the sixth. After Eugenio Suarez's leadoff single in that frame, Aaron Westlake shot a grounder into right field. The B-Mets caught a break, though, when Suarez strayed too far from second base and was nabbed by right fielder Cory Vaughn. Bowman’s day then came to an end when he walked Ramon Cabrera. Adam Kolarek entered and recorded the final two outs of the sixth, stranding two runners. Matt Clark upped Binghamton’s lead to seven by blasting a three-run homer against Nick Avila in the seventh. Clark’s sixth homer of the season made it 8-1. Kolarek added a perfect seventh for his first 2014 save.

In Game 2, Chasen Bradford allowed three runs (one earned) in the bottom of the seventh as the B-Mets suffered a walk-off loss. In search of his fourth save, Bradford fell into trouble immediately that frame. He allowed the first three batters to reach, on two walks and a single. Bradford then coaxed a potential double-play ball from Wade Gaynor, but the shortstop Tovar’s throw to second pulled Matt Reynolds off the bag, allowing Suarez to score. Steven Moya followed by bouncing into a run-producing, game-tying double play. Martinez then slashed the first pitch he saw through the hole on the right side, plating Cabrera with the game-winning run. Bradford (1-1) surrendered two hits and two walks in his first blown save. Binghamton had plated four first-inning runs against Erie starter Kenny Faulk. Reynolds and Clark had sac flies and Travis Taijeron produced a two-run double. The SeaWolves answered with two runs in the bottom half against B-Mets starter Darin Gorski. Binghamton made it 5-2 in the fourth. Xorge Carrillo doubled to extend his season-opening hitting streak to seven games. He took third on a single and scored on Darrell Ceciliani’s sac fly. Clark went 0-for-2 in the nightcap and had his hitting streak snapped at 12 games. Reynolds collected a single in each game to extend his hitting streak to 12 games. Box 1, Box 2

BRADENTON 4, ST. LUCIE 3: Pat Ludwig, in his third relief inning, got Jairo Perez to pop out to right field with the count full and two in scoring position to end the game. With two outs in the ninth and St. Lucie trailing by a run, Brandon Nimmo had singled and advanced to second on an error to keep the Mets’ hopes alive. After Ludwig walked T.J. Rivera, Nimmo and Rivera pulled off a double-steal, but were stranded there. The Mets had taken a 2-0 lead on RBI singles by Nimmo and Cam Maron in the first inning. Jose Osuna tied the score in the fourth with a two-run double against Domingo Tapia. In the sixth, Bradenton's Eric Wood reached on an infield single and stole second. With two outs, he scored on a hit up the middle against Tapia to give Bradenton a 3-2 lead. The Mets nearly tied the score a half-inning later. Eudy Pina tripled and Maikis De La Cruz followed with a grounder to second baseman Max Moroff, who threw home. Catcher Jacob Stallings applied the tag on Pina on a bang-bang play. Plate umpire Mike Wiseman called Pina out, preserving the Marauders' lead. Mets manager Ryan Ellis argued the call and was ejected. Bradenton added a big run in the seventh against reliever Paul Sewald. Adam Frazier stole second with two outs. He scored on a bloop single by Josh Bell that popped out of Rivera’s glove in center on a diving attempt. Rivera's RBI double in the bottom half moved St. Lucie within 4-3. Tapia (1-3) allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk in six innings. Rivera went 3-for-4 and improved his Florida State League-leading average to .410. Nimmo went 3-for-5 and is second in the league with a .393 average. Box

LAKEWOOD 3, SAVANNAH 0: John Gant limited Lakewood to one run on three hits and three walks while striking out 10 in six innings, but the Gnats were blanked. Reliever Tim Peterson replaced Gant for the seventh and surrendered a leadoff homer to Samuel Hiciano. An unearned run scored later in that frame on an error by second baseman Jorge Rivero. Savannah mustered only four hits, including doubles by Patrick Biondi and Dominic Smith. With Lakewood leading 1-0 and Smith at second base, Matt Oberste struck out to end the fifth-inning threat. An inning later, after Biondi's one-out double, he moved to third on Jeff McNeil's groundout but was stranded there when L.J. Mazzilli also grounded out. Box

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Minors 5.19.13: Bonfe's 4 hits lift B-Mets

May, 19, 2013
OMAHA 4, LAS VEGAS 3: Ex-Met Xavier Nady had an RBI double and scored the go-ahead run later in the sixth on Anthony Seratelli's single against Armando Rodriguez. The 51s (20-21) had taken a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Wilmer Flores' solo homer. Andrew Brown left the game with an oblique strain. Starter Chris Schwinden allowed two runs on three hits and a walk in four innings. He departed after a rain delay, having thrown 58 pitches. Box

BINGHAMTON 8, PORTLAND 5: Joe Bonfe produced four hits, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth, and the B-Mets (24-19) matched a season high with 14 hits. Cory Vaughn opened the scoring by plating Cesar Puello with a first-inning single against

Portland starter Drake Britton. In second, Bonfe added an RBI single. Danny Muno stretched the lead to 3-0 with a run-scoring double . The Sea Dogs erased the deficit with three runs in the third against B-Mets starter Cory Mazzoni. Heiker Meneses singled and scored when Peter Hissey doubled and Darrell Ceciliani fired a throw to second with no B-Met covering the base. Xander Bogaerts followed with an RBI single and scored later in the frame on a sac fly from Michael Almanzar. Hissey helped Portland grab a 4-3 lead in the fifth. Hissey tripled and scored the go-ahead run when Mazzoni bounced a wild pitch. Britton opened the door for the B-Mets in the sixth by walking Richard Lucas and hitting Ceciliani. Bonfe then threaded a go-ahead, two-run single past Bogaerts at shortstop. Josh Rodriguez added an RBI single against reliever Will Latimer. Mazzoni preserved the lead with a scoreless sixth, but faltered in the seventh. After a single by Meneses, Bogaerts blasted an RBI double to cut Binghamton’s lead to one. John Church entered with the potential tying run on base and shut the door, striking out Tony Thomas and Travis Shaw. Church posted a perfect eighth. The B-Mets tacked on two runs in the ninth against Pete Ruiz. Jack Leathersich worked a scoreless ninth for his second save. Mazzoni (2-1) allowed five runs on 10 hits. Bonfe compiled his fourth career four-hit game, and first as a B-Met. Box

BRADENTON 8, ST. LUCIE 1: Hansel Robles allowed four runs and four hits while walking three and striking out six in four innings. He walked two batters in the second and allowed a two-out, two-run double to Alen Hanson. Jose Osuna hit a solo homer off Robles in the third. With the Mets (24-17) trailing 4-0 in the sixth, T.J. Rivera and Matt Reynolds had back-to-back singles and Dustin Lawley ripped a double to left to score Rivera. However, Nick Kingham struck out Aderlin Rodriguez and Rylan Sandoval with two runners in scoring position to end the threat. Reynolds finished 2-for-3 with a double and walk. Lawley drove in his 35th run of the season and is now tied for the Florida State League lead. Carlos Vazquez pitched three scoreless relief innings. Elias Diaz hit a grand slam off of Mets reliever Wanel Mesa in the eighth. St. Lucie visits Dunedin for a four-game series beginning Monday. Matt Bowman opposes rehabbing Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson in the opener. Box

SAVANNAH 12, AUGUSTA 10: Starter Luis Cessa allowed six runs on 11 hits and a walk in five innings, but the Gnats (24-17) ralied from an early 6-1 deficit. Nelfi Zapata started the comeback with a three-run homer in the fourth and finished with five RBIs. Jeff Reynolds went 4-for-4 with a walk and two RBIs. Eudy Pina had three RBIs. Cole Frenzel and Stefan Sabol scored three times apiece. Beck Wheeler notched his third save with a scoreless ninth, despite allowing a double and walk to open the final frame. With the bases loaded and two outs, Wheeler coaxed a flyout from Trevor Brown to end the game. Box

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Minors 5.17.13: Satin HR, Brown 1B for 51s

May, 17, 2013
LAS VEGAS 7, OMAHA 3: Designated hitter Josh Satin had a three-run homer against Will Smith in the third inning to give the 51s (19-20) an early lead. Right-hander Matt Fox,

making his organization debut after being signed out of Somerset in the independent Atlantic League, allowed three runs on six hits, including a pair of homers, while striking out six in five innings. Fox earned the win. In positioning that may bear watching given Ike Davis' struggles, Andrew Brown started at first base for the first time this season. Brown had played in 239 minor league games at first base -- more than any other position -- before joining the Mets. Brown went 2-for-5 to improve his Pacific Coast League average to .366. Satin went 2-for-4 and scored twice and is now hitting .303. Josh Edgin struck out three and walked one in a scoreless ninth in his second appearance since joining Las Vegas from Binghamton. Catcher Juan Centeno left the game with a hamstring strain. Box

BINGHAMTON 6, PORTLAND 3: The B-Mets (23-18) cashed in on three Portland errors in a three-run ninth to stretch their season-best winning streak to five games and move within one game of first-place Portland in the Eastern Division. Richard Lucas led off the ninth against reliever Keith Couch with a slow roller to third. Michael Almanzar barehanded the grounder and fired an errant throw to first as Lucas moved to second. With Lucas as the

go-ahead run, Alonzo Harris pushed a bunt to the mound. Travis Shaw charged from first and fielded it cleanly, but fell to the ground before getting off a throw. Danny Muno followed with a chopper to third. Alamanzar attempted to nab Lucas at the plate, but lost his grip and the B-Mets took the lead. Darrell Ceciliani added an RBI single and Muno scored the final run by scampering home after a throwing error by shortstop Xander Bogaerts. Staked to a three-run lead, Jeff Walters struck out three in a scoreless ninth for his league-leading 11th save. Muno had opened the game by doubling against Portland starter Matt Barnes. Ceciliani pushed Muno to third with a sacrifice bunt. Cesar Puello brought him home with a single. Portland evened the score at 1 in the third against B-Mets starter Erik Goeddel. Peter Hissey’s chopper glanced off Goeddel’s glove and rolled into right field for a single. Tony Thomas then doubled with two outs. After fighting off a B-Mets threat in the second, Barnes settled down and retired 11 consecutive batters. His streak ended in the sixth when he walked Ceciliani. Puello then had an RBI double. Allan Dykstra followed with an RBI double. Binghamton’s 3-1 lead did not last long. After Travis Shaw beat out a bunt single, Michael Almanzar blasted a two-run homer against Goeddel, who allowed three runs on six hits in six innings. B-Mets reliever John Church (2-3) posted two scoreless innings. Box

BRADENTON 5, ST. LUCIE 4: Jenrry Mejia allowed two runs and five hits over three innings with three walks and six strikeouts in his first start on a major league rehab

assignment with St. Lucie (23-16). Willy Garcia drilled a bases-loaded walk-off single against reliever T.J. Chism. Chism allowed a leadoff single to Benji Gonzalez in the ninth and then served up a double to Gregory Polanco. After an intentional walk to Jose Osuna, Chism struck out Dan Gamache. Garcia followed with a line-drive single to score Gonzalez with the winning run. The Mets trailed 3-1 entering the eighth, but rallied for three runs with two outs. Matt Reynolds drew a four-pitch walk. Dustin Lawley then ripped an RBI triple to center and scored the tying run on an errant throw into the dugout by shortstop Alen Hanson. Aderlin Rodriguez launched his seventh homer of the season, a go-ahead solo shot to right-center to give the Mets a 4-3 lead. Garcia hit a game-tying homer off Mets reliever Chasen Bradford in the eighth. Jim Fuller allowed one run over three innings in relief and Bradford allowed one run over two innings. Lawley had two hits and two RBIs, including a solo homer in the sixth. The Pirates' Chase d'Arnaud, the rehabbing brother of Mets prospect Travis d'Arnaud, went 2-for-3 with a triple, walk, RBI and two runs scored for Bradenton while playing shortstop. Box

AUGUSTA 11, SAVANNAH 0: Robert Gsellman was charged with seven runs (two earned) on nine hits and a walk in 4 2/3 innings. The Gnats (22-17) mustered only one hit -- a game-opening single by Yucarybert De La Cruz -- as well as three walks. Box

Compiled from team reports



Daniel Murphy
.299 9 54 76
HRL. Duda 28
RBIL. Duda 85
RD. Murphy 76
OPSL. Duda .831
WB. Colon 14
ERAZ. Wheeler 3.49
SOZ. Wheeler 180