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Minors 6.11.13: Lutz walk-off lifts Vegas

June, 11, 2013
6/11/13
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LAS VEGAS 8, TACOMA 6: Zach Lutz, playing in his first game since injuring an oblique on May 26, hit a two-out, walk-off three-run homer in the ninth to lift Vegas. Newly demoted Robert Carson had suffered a blown save in the top half of the inning, surrendering a three-run single with Tacoma down to its last strike as the Rainiers took a 6-4 lead. Ike Davis went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and two walks, including a base on balls ahead of Lutz's game-ending homer. Mike Baxter went 2-for-4. Wilmer Flores went 3-for-5, including an RBI single in the ninth. The three runs charged to Carson were unearned because of a throwing error by shortstop Brandon Hicks earlier in the ninth. Box

BINGHAMTON 6, TRENTON 5: Danny Muno's three-run homer highlifted a four-run second inning against Mikey O'Brien. Cesar Puello followed with a single, moved to second on a

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botched pickoff and scored when Allan Dykstra singled off the glove of shortstop Carmen Angelini. Erik Goeddel (6-2) surrendered two runs in the bottom half of the frame, but no other damage while working six innings and striking out a season-high eight. With two outs in the sixth, Goeddel issued a walk and surrendered a single. He capped his night, though, by striking out Kevin Mahoney to preserve a 4-2 lead. Binghamton tacked on a pair of runs in the eighth against reliever Danny Burawa. Left fielder Ramon Flores dropped a fly ball from Richard Lucas and Blake Forsythe walked. Wilfredo Tovar then laced a two-run single. B-Mets reliever Chase Huchingson allowed three straight to reach with two outs in the eighth. Jose Pirela cut Binghamton’s lead to three with an RBI single. Jack Leathersich entered with two runners on and surrendered a single to Flores. Neil Medchill attempted to score from second on the play, but was thrown out by left fielder Joe Bonfe. Medchill barreled Forsythe at the plate, but the catcher held on to the ball to end the inning. Jeff Walters pitched the ninth and surrendered a two-run homer to Kyle Roller, trimming the lead to one. Walters rebounded to strike out Angelini and secure his league-leading 16th save. Puello left the game after getting thrown out at second base in the seventh. He walked off under his own power. Josh Rodriguez extended his hitting streak to 22 games with a first-inning single. The B-Mets are undefeated in the last nine games Goeddel has started. Binghamton (39-25) has won 21 of it last 28. Box

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ST. LUCIE 4, CLEARWATER 2 (10 innings): Dustin Lawley hit a two-run homer in the 10th as the Mets (33-29) won their third straight. Aderlin Rodriguez had a two-out single before Lawley ripped his team-leading 12th homer. Chasen Bradford struck out Maikel Franco with runners at first and second in the ninth to escape the jam. Bradford earned his third win. Hamilton Bennett allowed back-to-back singles with two outs in the 10th before striking out Kyrell Hudson looking to end the game for his fourth save. Alex Panteliodis pitched 6 1/3 innings and allowed two earned runs and nine hits. Estarlin Morel pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings in relief. Rodriguez had an RBI single to score Matt Reynolds in the first and Cam Maron singled to plate Charley Thurber in the second. Box

ASHEVILLE 4, SAVANNAH 3 (8 innings)
SAVANNAH 1, ASHEVILLE 0 (11 innings): Brandon Nimmo's bases-loaded walk in the 11th forced in the winning run as Savannah (38-26) split the doubleheader. Starter Logan Taylor tossed six scoreless innings. Paul Sewald and Bret Mitchell (2-2) combined for five scoreless relief innings. The Gnats lost the first game in extra innings when Beck Wheeler (0-3) surrendered an eighth-inning run. Starter Gabriel Ynoa allowed three runs in the sixth after Savannah took an early 3-0 lead. Box 1, Box 2

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Around the minors 9.3.12

September, 3, 2012
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BUFFALO at LEHIGH VALLEY (canceled): The season finale was rained out and will not be made up. In what is expected to be Buffalo's final season affiliated with the Mets, the Bisons finished 67-76. Box

TRENTON 8, BINGHAMTON 5: In the season finale, Binghamton scored a pair of first-inning runs against Trenton southpaw Nik Turley in his Double-A debut. With two on base, Allan Dykstra sent an RBI double off the right-field wall. Eric Campbell added a sac fly. The B-Mets plated a run in the second for a 3-0 lead. Gonzalez Germen retired the first nine Thunder batters before hitting a speed bump in the fourth. Adonis Garcia singled and Ramon Flores cut into Binghamton’s lead with a two-run homer. Trenton added three runs in the sixth to take the lead. The Thunder chased Germen with a four-hit frame, highlighted by an RBI single by Tyler Austin and two-run double by Kevin Mahoney. Armando Rodriguez struck out Rob Segedin to end the inning. Edgar Ramirez posted a perfect seventh, but Trenton tagged Brandon Moore for three runs in the eighth, stretching its lead to five. Binghamton got to reliever Mikey O’Brien in the bottom half with doubles by Campbell and Juan Centeno. Branden Pinder entered with two outs and induced a groundball by Pedro Zapata. Shortstop Addison Maruszak booted it, prolonging the inning. Wilfredo Tovar cashed in with an RBI single. Dustin Martin represented the tying run, but lined out to end the inning. Pinder returned for the ninth and posted a perfect inning. Germen (8-12) allowed five runs on six hits. Box

KANNAPOLIS 5, SAVANNAH 2: John Gant allowed five runs on 10 hits in 4 1/3 innings in the Gnats' season finale. Greg Pron's two-run homer in the fourth accounted for Savannah's runs. Box

BROOKLYN 4, LOWELL 1: Kevin Plawecki went 3-for-4 with an RBI and run scored as Brooklyn's magic number dropped to one to clinch a fourth straight playoff berth. Two games remain in the regular season. Luis Cessa tossed 8 2/3 innings. He allowed one run on six hits with one walk and two strikeouts. Tyler Vanderheiden recorded the final out for his 12th save. Trailing 1-0, Brooklyn evened the score in the fourth. Plawecki singled with one out and Nelfi Zapata walked. Lowell starter Francellis Montas then departed. Reliever Francisco Taveras allowed a run-scoring single to Juan Gamboa. The Cyclones took the lead an inning later. After Dimas Ponce drew a one-out walk, consecutive singles by Phillip Evans, Jayce Boyd and Plawecki plated the run. Brooklyn had a chance for more, but left the bases loaded when Jorge Rivero struck out and Zapata grounded out. Brooklyn added two runs in the eighth. Rivero reached on a fielding error by Lowell third baseman Nick Moore. Zapata walked and Richie Rodriguez came in to pinch-run. Gamboa's sacrifice bunt advanced the runners and Maikis De La Cruz was intentionally walked to load the bases. Brandon Nimmo grounded into a fielder's choice at the plate for the second out, but Ponce walked to force in a run. Evans' ensuing RBI single gave the Cyclones a three-run advantage. Box

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
15 4.09 151 202
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187