New York Mets: Nick Kingham

Minors 7.30.13: Frenzel double lifts Gnats

July, 30, 2013
NASHVILLE 3, LAS VEGAS 1 (8 innings): Rafael Montero (2-3) allowed two runs in six innings. The game was called after a two-hour, 18-minute rain delay. The Sounds had loaded the bases in the home half of the eighth against Armando Rodriguez before Josh Prince drew a walk for his second RBI of the night. The umpires then halted the game. Box

BINGHAMTON 3, ALTOONA 2: Wilfredo Tovar and Blake Forsythe each provided run-scoring extra-base hits and three B-Mets relievers combined for 3 2/3 scoreless innings.

Binghamton, which produced only five hits, pieced together a pair of singles and received some help from the Curve to get on the board in the first inning. Danny Muno led off with a single against Altoona starter Nick Kingham. Cesar Puello followed by smoking a grounder to third. Adalberto Santos made a diving stop, but errantly fired to second, allowing Muno to move to third. Muno scampered home on a passed ball by Carlos Paulino. B-Mets starter Mark Cohoon made the lead stand, posting five scoreless innings to begin his outing. The southpaw stranded the bases loaded in the fourth. Binghamton broke through in the sixth. Darrell Ceciliani had a leadoff single and scored on Tovar's triple. Forsythe added to the lead and ended Kingham’s night with an RBI double for a 3-0 lead. Cohoon (6-3) surrendered two singles to start the sixth and gave way to Ryan Fraser. Justin Howard greeted the righty with a pinch-hit RBI double. Paulino cut Binghamton’s lead to one with an RBI groundout. Fraser bounced back and stranded the tying run at second by retiring pinch hitter Andy Vasquez. Fraser fell back into trouble in the seventh, allowing a one-out double. Chase Huchingson stranded the inherited runner. Jeff Walters recorded the final four outs for his league-leading 30th save. Box

TAMPA 4, ST. LUCIE 1: The Yankees had a three-run first inning against Domingo Tapia and held the Mets to four hits. Kevin Plawecki singled to plate Cory Vaughn with the Mets' lone run, in the second inning. Kyle Johnson had a one-out double in the third, but was stranded. Matt Reynolds had a leadoff double in the seventh, but also was stranded. Lucas Duda went 0-for-4 and played left field in his second game with St. Lucie on a major league rehab assignment. Tapia allowed two hits and one walk and hit a batter while allowing three runs in the first. He settled down and allowed four runs on four hits in six innings with five strikeouts and two walks. Angel Cuan tossed two scoreless innings. Bret Mitchell struck out two and allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth. Box

SAVANNAH 9, ASHEVILLE 5: The Gnats scored six runs over the final two innings to erase a two-run deficit. Cole Frenzel had a three-run double in the eighth to stake Savannah to a 6-5 lead. Paul Sewald earned his fourth save with two scoreless relief innings. Box

ELIZABETHTON 7, KINGSPORT 1: Starter Persio Reyes allowed four runs (three earned) in 4 2/3 innings. Box

WILLIAMSPORT 1, BROOKLYN 0: Williamsport scored the lone run in the fourth inning against Seth Lugo. Logan Pierce led off with a double and advanced to third on Jiandido Tromp's single. Lugo then induced a groundball from Sam Dove that resulted in a double play, but Pierce scored. Brooklyn's best chance came in the top of the ninth. Patrick Biondi led off with an infield single and stole second base. After Gavin Cecchini struck out, LJ Mazzilli stepped to the plate. Biondi swiped third, but Mazzilli ultimately struck out, too. Jared King then also fanned as Williamsport snapped Brooklyn’s five-game winning streak. Box

GCL METS 2, GCL CARDINALS 1: Vicente Lupo was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to force in the winning run. The ninth began with a leadoff double by Travis d'Arnaud, who went 1-for-4 as the DH. Mets starter Octavio Acosta retired the first 17 batters before allowing a two-out single to Malik Collymore in the sixth. Box

Compiled from team reports

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

Compiled from team reports



Bartolo Colon
15 4.09 151 202
BAD. Murphy .289
HRL. Duda 30
RBIL. Duda 92
RD. Murphy 79
OPSL. Duda .830
ERAJ. Niese 3.40
SOZ. Wheeler 187