5/24 Minor League Report! HOLT!

An article by posted on May 24, 2009

Buffalo 5, Columbus 3

Fernando Nieve had a second straight good outing in AAA, again giving up 2 runs in 6 innings, and again picking up the win. Elmer Dessens gave up a run in the 9th, but picked up his 4th save of the season.

The Bison offense had 8 hits and 2 walks, and also took advantage of an error in scoring 5 runs. They were 3 for 10 with RISP and left 5 men on base. Cory Sullivan, Rene Rivera and Jesus Feliciano had multi hit games, while Michel Abreu (0 for 4, 2 Ks, .205), Mark Kiger (0 for 1, K, .000) and Jon Malo (0 for 1, run, .184) took 0-fers.

2b Argenis Reyes 1 for 2, RBI, BB, K, .280
cf Cory Sullivan 2 for 4, run, K, .237
lf Fernando Martinez 1 for 4, K, .294
dh Javier Valentin 1 for 3, RBI, BB, .333
3b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, .174
c Rene Rivera 2 for 4, 2 runs, 2 2b, K, .225
rf Jesus Feliciano 2 for 3, run, 2b, .273
Fernando Nieve 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2/4 BB/K, HR, 3 era, W (2-0), 100:65:35, 7:7:4
Connor Robertson 2 IP, H, 3.43 era, 24:20:4, 4:2
Elmer Dessens IP, H, ER, K, HR, 1.14 era, SV (4), 11:8:3, 1:1:1

Binghamton 1, New Britain 10

Dylan Owen had another wholly ineffective outing (though this time it was one nightmare inning which plagued him), he gave up 6 runs (all in the 5th inning) on 8 hits and 2 walks.

The Mets offense had just 5 hits on the day, and were 0 for 4 with RISP, leaving 3 on base. Josh Thole had the only multi hit game. Emmanuel Garcia (0 for 4, K, .255), Nick Evans (0 for 4, 2 Ks, .167), Shawn Bowman (0 for 3, RBI, .283), Carl Loadenthal (0 for 3, .248) and Jose Coronado (0 for 3, K, .241) all took 0-fers. Evans is 2 for 12 since joining Binghamton.

c Josh Thole 2 for 4, run, 2b, .357
1b Lucas Duda 1 for 4, 2b, K, .294
dh DJ Wabick 1 for 3, K, .302
ss Ruben Tejada 1 for 3, .250
Dylan Owen 6 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 2/4 BB/K, 6.55 era, L (0-4), 8:7:4
Stephen Clyne IP+, 4 H, 4 ER, 9.95 era, 3:
Adam Bostick IP, K, 2.30 era, 2:0:1
Edgar Alfonzo IP, 2 Ks, 5.40 era, 1:0:2

St. Lucie 6, Sarasota 1

Brad Holt was dominant today, striking out 10 in 6 innings and allowing just a run on 4 hits for his 3rd FSL victory. Taking out his abomination to open the season, Holt is now 3-0 with a 1.42 era in 6 starts, and has struck out 39 in 31.2 innings.

The Mets offense pounded out 11 hits and drew 2 walks, but were just 2 for 11 with RISP, and left 8 on base. The top 2 in the order (Veloz, Guzman) were a combined 5 for 10. Francisco Pena also had a multi hit game, while Zach Lutz (0 for 4, run, BB, K, .246) and Ike Davis (0 for 4, RBI, 2 Ks, .282) took 0-fers.

dh Greg Veloz 3 for 5, run, 2 Ks, .233
cf Carlos Guzman 2 for 5, .290
ss Reese Havens 1 for 3, BB, .229
c Francisco Pena 2 for 4, run, K, .214
lf Brahiam Maldonado 1 for 3, 2b, RBI, K, .206
2b Luis Rivera 1 for 4, run, K
rf Richard Pena 1 for 4, 2 runs, HR, 3 RBI, .091
Brad Holt 6 IP, 4 H, ER, 1/10 BB/K, HR, 3.57 era, W (3-1), 3:4:10
Nick Carr 3 IP, H, BB, 2.30 era, SV (3), 5:4

Savannah 2, Lexington 5

Eric Beaulac had a very rough opening inning, and the Gnats offense never hit stride, leading to a 5-1 loss, Beaulac’s 2nd of the season. Kyle Allen pitched 3 solid innings, allowing just a run on 5 hits.

That offense for the Gnats garnered just 6 hits and 2 walks, and were 2 for 7 with RISP, leaving 5 on base. Rafael Fernandez (0 for 4, K, .267), Josh Satin (0 for 3, BB, K, .338), Sean Ratliff (0 for 4, K, .315) and Jefry Marte took 0-fers, while Juan Lagares had the only multi hit game for the Gnats.

dh Jordany Valdespin 1 for 3, BB, .289
1b Eric Campbell 1 for 4, run, 2b, 2 Ks, .273
ss Wilmer Flores 1 for 4, run, 2b, .238
rf Juan Lagares 2 for 4, 2 RBI, .292
c Kai Gronauer 1 for 3, .242
3b Jefry Marte 0 for 3, K, .196
Eric Beaulac 6 IP, 5 H, 4/3 R/ER, 1/3 BB/K, HR, 3.48 era, L (2-2), 4:10:3
Kyle Allen 3 IP, 5 H, ER, 1/2 BB/K, 4.96 era, 0:3:2

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