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Minors 7.14.14: Ceciliani homers twice

July, 14, 2014
Jul 14
10:56
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BINGHAMTON 11, ERIE 4: Darrell Ceciliani homered twice and Brandon Nimmo also went deep and the B-Mets head into the Eastern League All-Star break a season-high 20

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games over .500. Starter Gabriel Ynoa (2-0) allowed two runs in 5 2/3 innings. With the B-Mets trailing 1-0 in the second, Ceciliani sent Jeff Ferrell’s first pitch over the right-center wall for his first homer since June 10. Binghamton took a 2-1 lead in the fourth when Jayce Boyd ripped a two-out double that plated T.J. Rivera from first base. Binghamton ended Ferrell’s night in the fifth. Dilson Herrera doubled to score Kyle Johnson from first. Two batters later, Travis Taijeron singled to collect his 46th RBI of the season. Following a single from Rivera, Ceciliani delivered a first-pitch three-run homer inside the right-field pole. Nimmo had a two-run homer against Bryan Augenstein in the sixth. Binghamton tacked on two more runs against Will Startup in the seventh. After laboring through the first inning, Ynoa chewed through the next four frames without allowing a run. Ramon Cabrera ended the streak with a leadoff homer in the sixth, which became Ynoa’s final frame. Three B-Mets relievers combined to take the game to the finish line, allowing two runs on three hits over 3 1/3 innings. Box

ST. LUCIE 3, LAKELAND 2
ST. LUCIE 6, LAKELAND 1: In Game 1, Rafael Montero dominated in what essentially was a rehab start as he works back from a left oblique strain. He blanked the Flying Tigers over

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four innings, allowing two singles and one walk while striking out four. He threw 64 pitches (40 strikes). Maikis De La Cruz gave the Mets a 1-0 lead in the second with a sac fly that plated Aderlin Rodriguez. Phillip Evans put the Mets up 2-0 with a solo homer against Yorfrank Lopez in the fourth. It was the second straight game with a long ball for Evans, who now has four this season. The Flying Tigers cut the Mets' lead to 2-1 in the sixth when Andy Dirks scored from third on a passed ball by Cam Maron. However, Maron doubled to lead off the bottom half and scored on Rodriguez’s single. Austin Green blasted a solo homer against Paul Sewald in the seventh to complete the scoring. Sewald settled down to strike out James Robbins and Jared Reaves. Lance Durham grounded out to end the game. Jake Kuebler allowed one run in 1 2/3 relief innings and earned the win. Sewald notched his sixth save.

In Game 2, De La Cruz gave the Mets an early lead with a two-run single in the second against Logan Ehlers. In the fourth, Flying Tigers reliever Tyler Clark walked three batters, threw a wild pitch that allowed Gavin Cecchini to score and surrendered a two-run single to Evans that made it 5-0. L.J. Mazzilli drove in Gilbert Gomez one batter later to put the Mets up by six runs. Mets starter Domingo Tapia pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings. He scattered five hits and struck out seven while walking two. Robert Coles entered with one out and two in scoring position in the sixth and stranded both runners. The Flying Tigers scored an unearned run in the seventh on Jeff McVaney’s infield single. Box 1, Box 2

KINGSPORT 7, BRISTOL 7 (suspended): Wuilmer Becerra homered twice before the game was halted in the seventh inning. Blake Taylor, who was acquired from the Pirates for Ike Davis, allowed four runs on six hits and two walks in 2 1/3 innings. Box

CONNECTICUT 2, BROOKLYN 0 (6 innings): The game was called one batter into the sixth because of fog. Brooklyn starter Marcos Molina (2-1) was charged with two earned runs on five hits and two walks in 4 2/3 innings as his ERA rose to 0.94. Molina entered the start having allowed only two runs (one earned) on eight hits and five walks in 24 innings this season in the New York-Penn League. Box

GCL METS 8, GCL MARLINS 3: Taylor Teagarden caught five innings in his second rehab game with the GCL Mets as he returns from a left hamstring strain. He has been on the DL since June 22. Teagarden went 1-for-3 with a double and two strikeouts. He had served as DH on Saturday. Starter Eucebio Arias allowed three runs (one earned) in 5 2/3 innings. Nabil Crismatt, Joel Huertas and Gabriel Feliz combined for 3 1/3 scoreless relief innings. Milton Ramos went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. The Mets broke a 3-all tie with a five-run fifth. Alfredo Reyes had a tiebreaking RBI single and Ramos followed with a two-run double. Box

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Minors 5.19.14: McGowan, Paez blank Dogs

May, 19, 2014
May 19
11:35
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FRESNO 7, LAS VEGAS 5: Greg Peavey allowed six runs on eight hits and two walks in his first Triple-A appearance this season. Box

BINGHAMTON 5, PORTLAND 0
PORTLAND 8, BINGHAMTON 2: In Game 1, Hansel Robles tossed six scoreless innings

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and combined with Cody Satterwhite on the shutout. Matt Clark's three-run homer in the fifth opened a 4-0 lead. Matt Reynolds (1-for-2, 2 BB) and Clark scored two runs apiece. Kevin Plawecki and Darrell Ceciliani each had two hits and an RBI. Robles (2-2) allowed six hits and issued no walks while striking out two. In Game 2, starter Angel Cuan surrendered eight runs on 12 hits and a walk in four innings. He allowed two homers. Cuan was making his season debut with the B-Mets. Starter Greg Peavey was promoted to Las Vegas to fill a rotation spot with Rafael Montero and Jacob deGrom in the majors. Box 1, Box 2

ST. LUCIE 5, LAKELAND 4 (11 innings): Dilson Herrera capped a 3-for-6 night by driving in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning and Beck Wheeler retired the side in order in the bottom half. The Mets won three of four games against Lakeland and moved a half-game

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ahead of Fort Myers for first place in the Florida State League South Division. Herrera now has nine multi-hit games in his last 10 contests. His go-ahead double came against Tyler Clark with no outs and plated Maikis De La Cruz, who led off the frame with a single. Wheeler struck out the side in the 10th and struck out two more in the 11th to earn the win. Three Mets pitchers -- starter Steven Matz, Seth Lugo and Wheeler -- combined for 19 strikeouts, a season high for the St. Lucie staff. The Mets got on the board in the third inning when Cam Maron delivered a two-out, two-run single. Brandon Nimmo laced an RBI double in the fourth to make it 3-0. That looked like plenty of support for Matz, who cruised through the first five innings, striking out six and allowing three hits. However, the Flying Tigers belted four consecutive hits to start the sixth. Chad Wright's two-run double cut St. Lucie's lead to 3-2. Jeff McVaney then singled and left fielder Gilbert Gomez misplayed the ball, allowing Wright to score and tie the game. McVaney was on third with no outs, but Matz struck out two and induced a groundout to keep the score even. Herrera broke the tie in the eighth with a two-out single against Calvin Drummond that plated Eudy Pina. That lead did not last. Curt Powell provided an RBI single with two outs against Lugo in the bottom half to tie the score at 4. Box

SAVANNAH 6, CHARLESTON 0: Kevin McGowan tossed a career-high seven innings and combined with Paul Paez on the shutout as the Gnats snapped a three-game losing streak.

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McGowan allowed two hits and two walks while striking out four. The Gnats (29-14) produced two runs apiece in each of the first three innings. In the first, Jeff McNeil's double plated Patrick Biondi. Dominic Smith added an RBI single. An inning later, Jorge Rivero produced a two-run homer -- his first long ball since 2012. L.J. Mazzilli, starting at shortstop with Gavin Cecchini missing a second straight game with a hand injury, led off the third with a homer for a 5-0 lead. Later in the inning, Champ Stuart produced his first RBI with the Gnats, on a single that scored Victor Cruzado. Smith left the game after grounding into a double play in the fifth inning. He fouled a ball off his foot earlier in the at-bat. Earlier in the day, Dario Alvarez was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week. Box

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Minors 5.1.13: Plawecki's average at .402

May, 1, 2013
5/01/13
11:17
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LAS VEGAS 14, RENO 8: Andrew Brown and Eric Campbell homered and the 51s pounded out 20 hits. Campbell drove in four runs. Juan Centeno went 4-for-5 with a walk. Reliever Sean Henn surrendered four runs in an inning of work. Box

ERIE 11, BINGHAMTON 4: Rafael Montero (3-2) surrendered a career-high 10 runs and 10 hits and suffered his second straight loss. Seven runs were earned. Shortstop Wilfredo Tovar left the game in the fourth inning, but was ill and not injured, according to the

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Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin. Francisco Pena had two RBIs in the loss. Binghamton grabbed the lead in the second against Erie starter Victor Larez. Blake Forsythe had a leadoff double and scored when Pena doubled. After cruising through the first three innings, Montero stumbled in the fourth. The SeaWolves plated five runs on five hits and took advantage of a fielding error by Josh Rodriguez, who had just moved to second base with Tovar's departure, to take a commanding four-run lead. Tyler Collins supplied an RBI double to tie the score, James McCann added a run-scoring single and Marcus Lemon capped the rally with a two-run triple. Collins padded the lead with a solo homer in the fifth. The SeaWolves blew the game open with four more runs in the seventh, keyed by Ramon Cabrera's three-run single. Binghamton produced two runs against Larez in the seventh, his final inning. Pena started the inning with a double and scored on Joe Bonfe’s groundout. Alonzo Harris added a solo homer. The SeaWolves plated their final run against reliever Adam Kolarek in the eighth. Pena capped a three-hit day with an RBI single in the eighth against Erie reliever Tyler Clark. Box

TAMPA 7, ST. LUCIE 3: In the continuation of Tuesday's suspended game, Marcos Camarena took over for the second inning and was charged with three runs while recording only one out among the six batters he faced. He departed after being struck in the leg with a shot off the bat of Mason Williams. Estarlin Morel, who took over for Camarena and allowed an inherited runner to score, surrendered a two-run homer in the fourth as the Yankees built a 6-1 lead. Rylan Sandoval went 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs score in the loss. Domingo Tapia, who had allowed a run in the first inning Tuesday without the benefit of a hit before the game was suspended, was charged with the loss. Wednesday's regularly scheduled game was postponed by rain. Box

SAVANNAH 6, KANNAPOLIS 3: The Gnats took a 4-3 lead they would not relinquish when Jayce Boyd singled softly into right to bring home Eudy Pina in the fourth. Savannah (16-9)

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has won seven of the eight games on its homestand to pull into a three-way tie for first place. Savannah extended its lead to two runs in the fifth. With the bases loaded, Phillip Evans rolled a single through the right side to plate Greg Pron. Pina's infield single in the seventh brought home the Gnats' final run. Kevin Plawecki went 3-for-5 with three doubles to lift his season average to .402. He has a league-leading 15 doubles, in 24 games. The Intimidators (16-9) scored two runs in the first against starter Matt Bowman. The Gnats evened the score in the bottom half, keyed by Plawecki's RBI double. The Gnats took a 3-2 lead in the second on Chad Zurcher's sac fly. The Intimidators tied the score at 3 in the third on an RBI single by Ruben Sierra Jr. Bowman found his groove late, retiring 15 of the final 16 batters he faced after a leadoff single in the fourth. He struck out eight and did not walk a batter while becoming the first Gnats pitcher to complete eight innings this season. 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