Minors 4.17.15: Jayce Boyd's walk-off double lifts B-Mets


FRESNO 11, LAS VEGAS 10: 51s starter Tyler Pill allowed six runs in 1 2/3 innings. Alex Castellanos and Johnny Monell homered in a six-run sixth as Vegas briefly took a 9-8 lead. Box

BINGHAMTON 8, HARRISBURG 7: Jayce Boyd rocketed a two-out, three-run double off the left-field wall in the ninth inning to give the B-Mets a walk-off win. With Binghamton trailing 7-5 in the ninth, Harrisburg failed to convert a potential game-ending double play. Reliever Paul Demny then loaded the bases by issuing consecutive two-out walks. Boyd, who delivered a walk-off double to clinch Binghamton’s Eastern League championship last September, this time blistered Demny’s ensuing 1-1 pitch. Gavin Cecchini and Brandon Nimmo easily scored. T.J. Rivera slid across the plate with the game-winning run despite the Senators not attempting a relay throw home. Boyd’s double capped a resilient night in which the B-Mets erased three separate deficits. The B-Mets pulled within 3-2 when Rivera had an RBI groundout in the third. Binghamton tied the score an inning later when Aderlin Rodriguez launched his second homer of the season. Harrisburg broke the tie with two runs in the sixth against Adam Kolarek. Binghamton responded in the bottom half. Eudy Pina had a two-run triple to tie the score at 5. B-Mets starter Gabriel Ynoa allowed three runs on six hits in five innings. Box

FORT MYERS 7, ST. LUCIE 0: The Mets mustered only singles by Amed Rosario, Dominic Smith and Jeff Glenn as well as one walk and never advanced a baserunner past first base. Chih-Wei Hu, Tim Shibuya and J.T. Chargois combined on the shutout. Mets starter Marcos Molina surrendered a two-run homer to Jason Kanzler in the second. Kanzler, who was 1-for-24 entering the game, also doubled and scored in the fifth. The game got away from Molina and the Mets in the sixth. The Miracle loaded the bases with none out on a hit, error and a walk. Kyle Regnault replaced Molina and struck out two batters. Plate umpire Ben Levin ruled the next batter, Kanzler, went around on an 0-1 pitch. Kanzler argued and was ejected. Chad Christensen came off the bench, inheriting the two-strike count, and blooped a two-run single on the first pitch to make it 5-0. Regnault balked home another run. Marcus Knecht capped the scoring with an RBI single against Ricky Knapp in the eighth. Molina was charged with six runs (two earned) in five innings. Box

CHARLESTON 4, SAVANNAH 3: Charleston took a 4-1 lead with a three-run fifth against Brad Wieck and Jimmy Duff. Jose Javier scored on a throwing error by Gnats third baseman Pedro Perez. Dustin Fowler added an RBI triple and scored on Connor Spencer's sacrifice fly. The Gnats (3-5) fought back with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings. In the fifth, Perez walked and scored on J.C. Rodriguez's single. An inning later, Tomas Nido doubled and scored on Vicente Lupo's sacrifice fly. Rodriguez had two hits. Luis Guillorme went 2-for-4 with a run scored. Guillorme raised his season average to team-high .346. Wieck was charged with two runs (one earned) on five hits and four walks in four-plus innings. Box

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