Mets Minor League Roundup 8/4:
Mets AAA - LAS VEGAS 4, SACRAMENTO 2: Logan Verrett took a shutout into the ninth inning when he allowed a leadoff solo homer and departed. Matt den Dekker went 3-for-4 with a solo homer and walk. Box
Mets High A - ST. LUCIE 10, CLEARWATER 4: Maikis De La Cruz went 4-for-6 with three RBIs. De La Cruz also reached over the wall to take away a potential game-tying three-run homer from Brandon Short in the eighth. After Clearwater evened the score with three fourth-inning runs against Domingo Tapia, St. Lucie answered the following half-inning to take a 5-3 lead. Jeff McNeil doubled and scored on De La Cruz's ensuing single. After walks to Phillip Evans and L.J. Mazzilli, De La Cruz scored on a sacrifice fly by Gavin Cecchini. Cole Frenzel had a solo homer in a three-run ninth as the Mets put the game out of the reach. Dario Alvarez, T.J. Chism and Paul Sewald combined for 3 2/3 scoreless relief innings. Box
Mets Low A - CHARLESTON at SAVANNAH: The doubleheader was postponed due to unplayable field conditions. The teams will play doubleheaders Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mets RK - PULASKI 6, KINGSPORT 4: Starter Audry German allowed five runs (four earned) in 2 2/3 innings. Zach Mathieu drove in two runs in the loss. Box
Mets A - SS - BROOKLYN 4, CONNECTICUT 3: Michael Conforto and Michael Bernal had RBI singles in a three-run first inning as the Cyclones grabbed a 3-0 lead. Shane Bay recorded the final four outs for his 10th save. He inherited and stranded the potential tying run at third base in the eighth. Starter Casey Meisner allowed two runs (one earned) in six innings. Before Bay entered, Connecticut had pulled within a run in the eighth. Third baseman Jhoan Urena had a fielding error that led to an unearned run in that frame. Box
Mets RK - GCL METS 2, GCL MARLINS 1 (six innings): Milton Ramos and Dash Winningham had RBI doubles in a two-run fourth inning as the Mets grabbed a 2-0 lead. Starter Kevin Canelon allowed one run in 4 2/3 innings. The game was called in the middle of the sixth due to wet field conditions. Box