Showing posts with label Binghamton AA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Binghamton AA. Show all posts

Monday, April 28, 2014

Mets Minor League Roundup 4/27: Binghamton scores nine times in 4th inning


Mets Minor League Roundup 4/27:


Mets AAA - TACOMA 5, LAS VEGAS 4: With two runners on base in the bottom of the ninth, Logan Kensing struck out Andrew Brown to end the comeback threat and game. Las Vegas fell to 18-6 on the season. Starter Logan Verrett allowed five runs (three earned) in five innings. The damage included a three-run homer by Jesus Montero in the fifth that staked Tacoma to a 5-3 lead. Montero had homered against Rafael Montero and Noah Syndergaard earlier in the series. Wilmer Flores, who committed his sixth error at shortstop, departed after three innings with a jammed finger. Box

Mets AA - BINGHAMTON 9, ERIE 6: The B-Mets scored nine times in the top of the fourth, which proved enough to overcome starter Rainy Lara allowing six runs in the bottom half. After Lara and Tommy Collier matched zeroes through three innings, the B-Mets erupted. Binghamton sent 14 men to the plate in the fourth, pounded out seven hits, and took advantage of an error and two walks. Every B-Mets starter scored in the inning. Kevin Plawecki ripped a bases-loaded grounder through third baseman Francisco Martinez's legs. The gaffe allowed the first two runs to score. Travis Taijeron followed with a three-run homer, his first long ball of the season. Kyle Johnson later lined an RBI single. Brian Burgamy followed by bouncing a run-producing double off the left-field wall to knock out Collier. Matt Reynolds greeted reliever Ryan Robowski by dropping an RBI single into right, kicking Binghamton’s lead to 8-0. The single capped a stretch of 10 straight B-Mets reaching safely. Two batters later, Cory Vaughn singled home Binghamton’s final run. Given a nine-run cushion, Lara struggled. With two aboard, Dean Green put Erie on the board with an RBI double. Martinez and Jamie Johnson followed with run-scoring singles. Lara pitched himself deeper into a hole with a pair of two-out walks, including a bases-loaded free pass to Eugenio Suarez. Aaron Westlake ended Lara’s day, and made it a three-run game, with a two-run single. Jack Leathersich entered and recorded the inning's final out. Leathersich returned for the fifth and slipped into and then out of a jam. The SeaWolves put the first three aboard via an error, hit batter and walk. With the tying run on base, the southpaw wiggled free with a strikeout, a pop out and a groundout. Jon Velasquez (1-2) then posted two perfect relief innings. Cody Satterwhite tossed a scoreless eighth. Chasen Bradford worked a perfect ninth for his fourth save. Box

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 9/6: Vegas stays alive, Trenton offs Binghamton, Savannah Advances


Mets Minor League Roundup 9/6:


AAA - Salt Lake (2) at Vegas (3) - Salt Lake now leads the best of five series 2-1 as the Las Vegas 51's avoid elimination in the play-offs. Dustin Lawley went 3 for 4 with a solo HR, 1 RBI. Eric Campbell and Ruben Tejada each drove one in each. Giancarlo Alvarado who started the game went 5.2 innings, giving up 5 hits, 1 run, 5 walks, while striking out 4. Hamilton Bennett (1-0) got the win. Cory Wade saved it (1) pitching 1.2 innings, striking out 2. Box Score

AA - Trenton (3) at Binghamton (0) -  The Binghamton Mets were shut out by the Trenton Thunder, 3-0 in game three of the Eastern Division Championship Series on Friday night at NYSEG Stadium. They were swept in the series by the Thunder, and were eliminated from the postseason. After four scoreless innings to start the game, Trenton scored against Logan Verrett in the top of the fifth inning. After retiring the first two batters, Verrett gave up a double to Ali Castillo down the left field line. After a walk, Zoilo Almonte slapped an RBI single into left field which brought Castillo to the plate. The throw from Travis Taijeron in left field was just late, and it allowed the runners to move to second and third. Jose Pirela followed by hitting a ground ball to Wilfredo Tovar deep in the hole at shortstop. His throw brought Rhyne Hughes off of first base, and the Thunder took a 2-0 lead. The final run of the game scored in the top of the seventh. Verrett started the inning and allowed a double and an infield single before being relieved by Jim Fuller. Fuller inherited a first-and-third situation, and got a double-play ball from Ramon Flores in his first at bat. The twin-killing scored Reegie Corona, and gave the Thunder a 3-0 lead. Shane Greene (1-0) picked up the victory after throwing 5.2 innings of shutout baseball. Verrett (0-1) was tagged with the loss and allowed three runs in six innings. Four bullpen members threw the final 3.1 innings to slam the door and put Trenton in the Eastern League Championship Series. Pedro Lopez, Wilfredo Tovar, and Danny Muno were each ejected in the seventh inning...Binghamton was not swept once in the regular season…This was the eighth shutout of the season…the B-Mets won a franchise-record 86 games in 2013. Box Score

Friday, September 06, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 9/5: Vegas' Carson Blows it Again, Binghamton gets Edged out by Trenton


Mets Minor League Roundup 9/5:


AAA - Vegas (4) at Salt Lake (5) - In the Best of Five Series the Vegas 51's now are down 2-0. And for the second straight night LHP Robert Carson (0-2) has blow it for them. On Wednesday, he gave up a HR to Matt Long in the 9th, Thursday he gave up a sac fly to Scott Cousins which gave  Salt Lake the win.Starter Rafael Montero only went 4.1 giving up 5 hits, 3 runs, while striking out 2. He gave up a HR to 3B Andy Marte. Kirk Nieuwenhuis went deep in a losing effort. Ruben Tejada went 2 for 4 with a run scored.. Box Score

AA - Binghamton (1) at Trenton (2) - In the Best of Five Series, the B-Mets are also down 2-0 in their series. Starter Darin Gorski (0-1) went 7 innings, giving up 7 hits, 2 runs while striking out 5. The B-Mets only had two hits one each by Wilmer Tovar and Josh Rodriguez. Box Score

Sunday, September 01, 2013

Mets News: Catcher Kevin Plawecki and Shortstop Matt Reynolds promoted to Double-A Binghamton


Mets News:


After Class A St. Lucie completed its season Sunday, catcher Kevin Plawecki and shortstop Matt Reynolds were promoted to Double-A Binghamton in time for the Eastern League playoffs, which begin Wednesday with Noah Syndergaard starting Game 1.

Plawecki, a supplemental first-round pick in 2012 from Purdue, hit .294 with two homers and 37 RBIs in 204 at-bats with St. Lucie after spending the season's first half at low-A Savannah.

Reynolds, a second-round pick last year from the University of Arkansas, hit .226 with five homers and 49 RBIs in 433 at-bats with the Florida State League club.

Source: ESPN NY

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Mets Minor League Roundup 8/27: Binghamton wins 83rd game


Mets Minor League Roundup 8/27:


AAA - COLORADO SPRINGS 13, LAS VEGAS 12: Mike Baxter had a three-run homer in a five-run eighth as Las Vegas rallied to even the score at 9, but D.J. Mitchell surrendered four runs in the bottom half of the frame. Trailing 13-9, Francisco Pena doubled to open the ninth and scored on Brandon Hicks' single. Brian Bixler and Kirk Nieuwenhuis then walked to load the bases with none out. Ruben Tejada struck out. With Baxter then batting, a wild pitch scored Hicks to pull the 51s within two runs. Baxter then walked to reload the bases. Zach Lutz delivered a sacrifice fly to make it 13-12, but Eric Campbell grounded out to strand the tying and winning runs on base. Starter Carlos Alvarado allowed six runs in six innings. Box

AA - BINGHAMTON 3, BOWIE 2: The B-Mets packed their runs into the second inning and held on for a franchise-record 83rd win. Jeff Walters notched his 37th save, displacing Tim Lavigne for the B-Mets' career record. The Baysox opened the scoring in the first inning.

Kyle Hudson had a leadoff single against Logan Verrett, took second on a wild pitch, advanced to third on a single and scored on another wild pitch. Binghamton answered in the second against Bowie starter Tyler Wilson. Cory Vaughn launched his 10th B-Mets homer, ending the team's five-game long-ball drought. Following Travis Taijeron's single and Blake Forsythe's double, Richard Lucas gave Binghamton its first lead since Saturday with a sac fly. Wilfredo Tovar then doubled to plate Forsythe with Binghamton’s third run. Verrett (12-6) completed his outing with four scoreless frames. The right-hander allowed six hits and walked one over five innings, but held the Baysox to 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position and stranded six runners. Chasen Bradford worked around a one-out single to put up a zero in the sixth, but ran into trouble an inning later. Garabez Rosa's solo homer cut Binghamton’s lead to one. Two batters later, Josh Horton singled, putting the potential tying run on base. Adam Kolarek entered and induced an inning-ending comebacker. The Maryland native returned for the eighth and used a double play to erase a leadoff single in a scoreless frame. Walters posted a perfect ninth. Verrett took the sole possession of the Eastern League lead with his 12th win. Box

Friday, August 31, 2012

Mets News and Notes: Second Series, In Philly, Niese, Wright's Sacrifice, Turner, Familia, Binghamton


Mets News and Notes:

The Mets won their second consecutive series, taking two of three from the Phillies. Their five-game winning streak in Philadelphia was snapped with Wednesday's loss. It was the longest single-season win streak by the Mets in Philadelphia since they won five straight in 1972.

The Mets finished the Philadelphia portion of the season series with a 7-2 record at Citizens Bank Park. That fell one win shy of matching their most in a season in the City of Brotherly Love. In 1972, the Mets went 8-1 at Veterans Stadium, the Phillies' former home.

Yesterday Mets Pitcher Jon Niese was charged with three runs in six innings while trying to overcome the flu.

"Right now I pretty much just have a cough," Niese said. "I'm just hacking up some stuff. I really didn't feel like I had much energy out there today. I just battled through it. I had to execute pitches when I needed to. You know going in that you're not going to have it, but it's one of those things where you've got to get it done."

David Wright's sacrifice fly in Tuesday's win gave him 58 for his career, tying Ed Kranepool's club record.

It was the seventh time in his career that Wright tied a game with a sacrifice fly, tying Lee Mazzilli for the most-game-tying sacrifice flies in Mets history. He already has the most go-ahead sacrifice flies with 18, one more Kranepool.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Wally Named Binghamton AA Manager


Wally Backman was officially named the manager of the Double-A Binghamton Mets yesterday. It was a move that had been expected and comes only a day after Tim Teufel was officially named the manager of the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons.
“It’s exciting to be with the Mets,” Backman said in the Press Release. “It was almost like a homecoming coming back to the Mets last year. Being traded for the first time, takes a piece of you. I would say my heart never left New York.”
The B-Mets also announced Monday that they have promoted former Class A Savannah pitching coach Marc Valdes to the same role with Binghamton, and that they will retain Luis Natera as hitting coach.
Here is how the staffs shape up so far for the top two affiliates in the Mets organization.

I am glad to see the Mets have kept him in the organization and I still hope Wally Backman will get his shot at the MLB level... Go Mets!!
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