New York Mets: Kyle Hudson

Minors 8.27.13: Walters breaks saves record

August, 28, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS 13, LAS VEGAS 12: Mike Baxter had a three-run homer in a five-run eighth as Las Vegas rallied to even the score at 9, but D.J. Mitchell surrendered four runs in the bottom half of the frame. Trailing 13-9, Francisco Pena doubled to open the ninth and scored on Brandon Hicks' single. Brian Bixler and Kirk Nieuwenhuis then walked to load the bases with none out. Ruben Tejada struck out. With Baxter then batting, a wild pitch scored Hicks to pull the 51s within two runs. Baxter then walked to reload the bases. Zach Lutz delivered a sacrifice fly to make it 13-12, but Eric Campell grounded out to strand the tying and winning runs on base. Starter Giancarlo Alvarado allowed six runs in six innings. Box

BINGHAMTON 3, BOWIE 2: The B-Mets packed their runs into the second inning and held on for a franchise-record 83rd win. Jeff Walters notched his 37th save, displacing Tim Lavigne for the B-Mets' career record. The Baysox opened the scoring in the first inning.

Kyle Hudson had a leadoff single against Logan Verrett, took second on a wild pitch, advanced to third on a single and scored on another wild pitch. Binghamton answered in the second against Bowie starter Tyler Wilson. Cory Vaughn launched his 10th B-Mets homer, ending the team's five-game long-ball drought. Following Travis Taijeron's single and Blake Forsythe's double, Richard Lucas gave Binghamton its first lead since Saturday with a sac fly. Wilfredo Tovar then doubled to plate Forsythe with Binghamton’s third run. Verrett (12-6) completed his outing with four scoreless frames. The right-hander allowed six hits and walked one over five innings, but held the Baysox to 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position and stranded six runners. Chasen Bradford worked around a one-out single to put up a zero in the sixth, but ran into trouble an inning later. Garabez Rosa's solo homer cut Binghamton’s lead to one. Two batters later, Josh Horton singled, putting the potential tying run on base. Adam Kolarek entered and induced an inning-ending comebacker. The Maryland native returned for the eighth and used a double play to erase a leadoff single in a scoreless frame. Walters posted a perfect ninth. Verrett took the sole possession of the Eastern League lead with his 12th win. Box

ST. LUCIE 4, CHARLOTTE 2: Rylan Sandoval had an RBI double in the first inning and T.J. Rivera and Kevin Plawecki had run-scoring singles in the second as St. Lucie built a 4-1 lead. Starter Angel Cuan (8-3) allowed two runs in six innings. Cody Satterwhite and T.J. Chism combined for three scoreless relief innings. Chism earned his 19th save. Box

ROME 14, SAVANNAH 1: Starter Marco Camarena was charged with eight runs in four innings. Reliever Wanel Mesa allowed six runs in two innings. Box

KINGSPORT 5, PULASKI 3: The K-Mets overcame a three-run deficit, evening the score in the fifth on Victor Cruzado's RBI single and taking the lead an inning later on Pedro Perez's run-scoring triple. Alberto Baldonado and Robert Coles combined for three no-hit relief innings. Box

TRI-CITY 5, BROOKLYN 3 (16 innings): L.J. Mazzilli's eighth-inning homer evened the score at 3 and forced extra innings, but the Cyclones ultimately lost the marathon. Cristian Chivilli surrendered two runs in the top of the 16th, after walking and hitting with a pitch the first two batters of the inning. Gavin Cecchini, Mazzilli and Jared King consecutively struck out in the bottom half. Box

GCL CARDINALS 11, GCL METS 6: Frank Francisco tossed a scoreless inning, albeit allowing two hits, in his third Gulf Coast League game in six days. Reliever Ramon Estevez was charged with four runs without recording an out as the Mets failed to hold a two-run lead in the eighth. Gaither Bumgardner was charged with another four runs in the ninth. Dominic Smith drove in two runs in the loss. Box

Compiled from team reports

Minors 6.14.13: Gnats clinch division title

June, 15, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS 6, LAS VEGAS 2: The Sky Sox scored three runs in the seventh against Sean Henn to break a 2-all tie. Ike Davis went 1-for-4. Box

BOWIE 6, BINGHAMTON 3: Scott Atchison and Pedro Feliciano tossed scoreless innings, but the B-Mets were held to five hits and had a six-game winning streak snapped. Josh Rodriguez went 0-for-2, ending his 23-game hitting streak. Cory Mazzoni (2-2) allowed five runs on eight hits over five innings. Bowie starter Tyler Wilson faced one batter over the minimum through four innings. He did not allow a hit until Xorge Carrillo singled with two outs in the fifth. Kyle Hudson singled to open the game against Mazzoni. Former B-Met Niuman Romero followed with a homer. Mazzoni then retired nine straight hitters, but ran into trouble again in the fourth. With two outs and a runner on second base, Garabez Rosa hit a grounder up the middle that brought home Caleb Joseph. Aaron Baker's RBI single made it 4-0. In the fifth, Josh Horton led off with a bloop double. After a sacrifice bunt, Romero singled to plate the final run against Mazzoni. In the sixth, Danny Muno and Rodriguez each walked to start the inning. Two hitters later, Allan Dykstra blasted a three-run homer that ended Wilson’s night. Reliever Chris Petrini gave up a single to Richard Lucas, but Darrell Ceciliani grounded into an inning-ending double play. The rehabbing Atchison tossed a scoreless seventh. Feliciano followed with a scoreless inning . In the ninth, Ryan Fraser walked three and gave up a sacrifice fly. Box

SAVANNAH 2, GREENVILLE 1 (12 innings): For the second time in four games, Brandon Nimmo plated the winning run in extra innings. For the third time in four years, the

Savannah Sand Gnats won the first-half Southern Division championship. With one out in the 12th, Jeff Reynolds and Phillip Evans singled. Eudy Pina then walked to load the bases. On Tuesday, Nimmo drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th on a bases-loaded walk. On Friday, he lifted a sacrifice fly to center field. Reynolds, running from third, paused on the way home. The throw from center fielder Cory Koback hit him in the foot, allowing him to score the winning run. The Gnats (41-26) scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the second inning. Maikis De La Cruz doubled, advanced to third on Stefan Sabol’s single and scored on Cole Frenzel’s comebacker to the pitcher. De La Cruz doubled twice. The Drive (22-45) evened the game in the eighth. Mookie Betts, who had three hits, singled and scored to even the game at 1. Savannah starter Steven Matz struck out a season-high 10 batters in 5 1/3 scoreless innings. He gave up two singles and two walks. Jayce Boyd, in line for a promotion with the first half ending, was 2-for-3 with a pair of walks. His groundout in the 10th inning snapped a streak in which he had reached base safely in 10 straight plate appearances. Savannah reliever Bret Mitchell worked two scoreless frames to earn his third win. Greenville reliever Gerardo Oliveras, who entered in the 11th, took the loss. Box

Compiled from team reports



Carlos Torres
2 2.08 11 8
BAJ. Lagares .314
HRL. Duda 3
RBIL. Duda 8
RE. Young Jr. 12
OPSJ. Lagares .816
ERAJ. Mejia 2.81
SOJ. Mejia 18