Thursday, July 03, 2014

Mets Minor League Roundup 7/2: Vegas loses it in ninth to Salt Lake


Mets Minor League Roundup 7/2:


Mets AAA - SALT LAKE 10, LAS VEGAS 9: The 51's were three outs away from a win today against visiting Salt Lake, but surrendered three runs in the ninth inning to squander a two-run lead in a 10-9 defeat. Efren Navarro went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Salt Lake, knocking a run-scoring single and later scoring a run in Salt Lake’s ninth inning rally. The teams combined for eight runs in the first inning, including a two-run home run from the 51s’ Brandon Allen and a bases clearing double from Kevin Plawecki for an early 5-3 Las Vegas lead. Daniel Muno, Matt Reynolds and Wilmer Flores each scored two runs. Flores had 3 hits as well. Josh Satin and Andrew Brown each drove in a pair... Box

Mets AA - BINGHAMTON at NEW BRITAIN (ppd.): The game will be made up as part of a 5:05 p.m. doubleheader Thursday.

Mets High A - ST. LUCIE 7, CHARLOTTE 6: St. Lucie stunned Charlotte by erasing a ninth-inning deficit for the second straight night. Trailing 6-5, Eudy Pina led off with a single against Casey Weathers. Gilbert Gomez followed with a double to place two in scoring position. With L.J. Mazzilli at the plate, Weathers threw a wild pitch that evened the score. After Mazzilli grounded out, catcher Maxx Tissenbaum failed to reel in a high fastball. It went off his glove and to the backstop. Gomez, who had advanced to third on the original wild pitch, slid safely into the plate on the passed ball for a 7-6 lead. T.J. Chism tossed a perfect bottom half with two strikeouts to notch the save. Robert Coles worked a scoreless seventh and eighth and earned the win. The Stone Crabs had jumped on Mets starter Matt Koch with three second-inning runs. However, the Mets responded with four runs in the third. Leonel Santiago walked two batters and committed an error to load the bases. Mazzilli followed with a two-run double. With two outs, Gavin Cecchini laced a two-run single to put the Mets up 4-3. Maikis De La Cruz made it 5-3 in the fourth when he scored from third on a wild pitch from Kevin Brandt. All told, the Mets scored two runs on wild
pitches and the decisive run on a passed ball. The Stone Crabs tied the score at 5 on Tissenbaum’s two-run single against Koch in the fifth. They grabbed a 6-5 lead in the sixth on a two-out RBI single by Patrick Leonard against Julian Hilario. Box

Mets A - SAVANNAH 7, CHARLESTON 4: Jon Leroux doubled and scored on Jorge Rivero's groundout as the Gnats snapped a 4-all tie in the sixth en route to their sixth straight victory. Earlier, the Gnats twice had taken two-run leads only to watch the Dogs re-tie the score. In the fifth, Champ Stuart laced his second homer of the season -- a two-run shot. He finished 2-for-3 with a walk, stolen base, two runs scored and two RBIs. Gnats starter John Gant fought his way through seven innings, tying a career-high with 10 strikeouts to earn his eighth win. After allowing four runs, Gant now has a 2.79 ERA. Box

Mets A - SS - HUDSON VALLEY 1, BROOKLYN 0 (suspended): The game was suspended with two outs in the top of the second. It will be completed on Monday at 6 p.m. Hudson Valley scored a second-inning run on three throwing errors in the frame -- one by third baseman Jhoan Urena and two by second baseman Will Fulmer -- before the game was halted. Box

Mets - RK - GCL METS at GCL NATIONALS (ppd.)
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