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SACRAMENTO 10, LAS VEGAS 1: Starter Giancarlo Alvardo allowed six runs in five innings as Las Vegas (32-18) lost its fifth straight. Allan Dykstra went 3-for-4 and produced a sixth-inning solo homer against Josh Lindblom for the 51s' lone run. Miguel Socolovich allowed three eighth-inning runs. Box
BINGHAMTON 3, NEW BRITAIN 1: Rehabbing Travis d’Arnaud launched a tiebreaking two-run homer, went 1-for-3 and caught five innings without issue in the first game of a rehab assignment. The Rock Cats jumped on B-Mets starter Angel Cuan with a two-out rally in the first inning. Following a walk to Nate Hanson, Kennys Vargas produced an RBI double. Binghamton responded against Sean Gilmartin in the bottom half. Kyle Johnson doubled and took third on a groundout. Kevin Plawecki followed with a dribbler down the third-base line for a game-tying single. After a leadoff single by Johnson in the third, d'Arnaud launched Gilmartin’s first pitch over the left-field fence. After the first, Cuan contributed four scoreless innings. The southpaw held the Rock Cats hitless in six at-bats with runners in scoring position. B-Mets relievers added four scoreless frames. Jack Leathersich worked around a leadoff single in the sixth and returned for a perfect seventh. Jon Velasquez breezed through a 1-2-3 eighth. Cody Satterwhite struck out two in the ninth to notch his second save. Cuan (1-1) allowed one run on seven hits over five innings to earn his first career Double-A victory. The game was halted for 18 minutes before the top of the sixth due to a light-bay malfunction. Former B-Met Jim Fuller worked out of a bases-loaded jam to post a scoreless seventh for the Rock Cats. Box
PALM BEACH 4, ST. LUCIE 1: Nick Petree held the Mets scoreless until Brandon Nimmo's eighth-inning solo homer on pitch No. 99. Meanwhile, the Mets surrendered three unearned runs as their six-game winning streak ended. Steven Matz matched Petree until he made a mistake in the fifth. With one out and runners at first and second, Charlie Tilson grounded a ball back to Matz, who tried to initiate an inning-ending double pay. Matz's throw to second baseman Dilson Herrera was high and sailed off the top of Herrera’s glove and into center field. Jesus Montero scored from second to make it 1-0. Luis Perez advanced to third on the error. Alex Mejia followed with suicide squeeze bunt right back to Matz, whose only play was to first base. Perez scored the second unearned run to make it 2-0. Matz only gave up four hits and the two unearned runs in six innings. Julian Hilario surrendered an unearned run in the seventh due to his own throwing error to first on a bunt. Box
SAVANNAH 11, LEXINGTON 6: Starter Chris Flexen enjoyed his best start of the season while Savannah hitters smacked three doubles, a triple and three homers. In the second inning, Victor Cruzado hit his fourth homer to get the Gnats on the board. Stefan Sabol then doubled and scored on Jeff Glenn's sac fly. Glenn doubled home another run in the fourth to put Savannah up 3-1. Lexington starter Luis Rico struck out a season-high eight, but was lifted for Crawford Simmons to open the sixth. Sabol then hit his sixth homer --- a two-out solo shot. Simmons allowed three more runs in the seventh.The Gnats added four runs in ninth against reliever Andrew Edwards, highlighted by Jorge Rivero’s homer. Rivero entered Sunday in a 1-for-16 slump, but the La Habana, Cuba, native broke out, finishing the afternoon 4-for-5 with two runs scored. For the second time in his eight starts, Flexen completed six innings. He allowed three walks and four hits. The only runs against him came on Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado's homer in the third and Chad Johnson's bases-loaded sac fly in the fifth. Dario Alvarez earned the three-inning save despite allowing four earned runs and six hits. Before Sunday, Alvarez had surrendered one earned run in 27 innings. The lefty gave up his first homers of the season -- a pair by Ramon Torres. Box
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SACRAMENTO 10, LAS VEGAS 1: Starter Giancarlo Alvardo allowed six runs in five innings as Las Vegas (32-18) lost its fifth straight. Allan Dykstra went 3-for-4 and produced a sixth-inning solo homer against Josh Lindblom for the 51s' lone run.