6/30 Minor League Report! NIESE, Puello!

An article by posted on June 30, 2009

Buffalo 3, Charlotte 4

Jon Niese had a GREAT outing today, he gave up just 3 runs (2 earned) on 5 hits over 8 innings, his longest outing of the year. He had his new 2 seamer working, as he generated 14 of his 24 outs via the groundball, and ran his ERA under 5, at 4.85. Brandon Knight allowed an UER to take the loss, his 8th.

dh Cory Sullivan 0 for 3, run, BB, .287
lf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 4, .304
cf Chip Ambres 0 for 4, .244
rf Emil Brown 1 for 4, .310
1b Michel Abreu 1 for 3, run, BB, .241
3b Javier Castillo 1 for 4, 2b, .271
c Rene Rivera 0 for 2, BB, .231
ss Wilson Valdez 1 for 2, run, RBI, BB, .200
2b Luis Rivera 1 for 3, .290
Jon Niese 8 IP, 5 H, 3/2 R/ER, 1/4 BB/K, HR, 4.85 era, 102:70:32, 14:6:4
Brandon Knight IP, R, BB, 4.95 era, 17:9:8, 2:0:0

Binghamton 2, New Hampshire 3

Eric Niesen had a rough outing tonight, giving up 3 runs on 2 hits and 4 walks in just 2.2 innings to take the loss, his 4th in the EL. On the bright side, he did strike out 5. Jake Ruckle and Stephen Clyne fired 6.1 innings of 1 hit relief, but the Mets couldn’t push the tying run across. They had 8 hits and a walk in the game, but were just 1 for 7 (.143) with RISP and left 6 on base.

Josh Thole left the game with a left hand/wrist injury after being charged with his 8th passed ball of the season in the 4th inning (told you guys he had a future with us). Jose Coronado had the only multi hit game, while Mike Nickeas (0 for 2, BB, .120), Lucas Duda (0 for 4, K, .265) and Ruben Tejada (0 for 3, .279) took 0-fers.

cf Emmanuel Garcia 1 for 3, K, .274
c Josh Thole 1 for 1, .346
1b Ike Davis 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .333
rf Josh Petersen 1 for 4, K, .296
dh DJ Wabick 1 for 4, run, .291
3b Shawn Bowman 1 for 4, run, 2 Ks, .279
2b Jose Coronado 2 for 3, 2 RBI, K, .260
Eric Niesen 2.2 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 4/5 BB/K, 7.64 era, L (0-4), 1:2:5
Jacob Ruckle 4.1 IP, 2/4 BB/K, 0.00 era, 9:0:4
Stephen Clyne 2 IP, H, K, 4.78 era, 5:0:1

Savannah 1, Asheville 4

Chris Schwinden gave up all 4 Asheville runs on 10 hits in 7 innings for his 4th loss of the season, and the Gnats went just 1 for 11 with RISP, despite 9 hits and 3 walks, dropping to 37-39 on the season. Raul Reyes (0 for 4, 2 Ks, .245) and Sean Ratliff (0 for 4, 3 Ks, .279) took 0-fers, while Jefry Marte and Wilmer Flores had multi hit games.

3b Jefry Marte 2 for 5, run, 2 Ks, .230
ss Wilmer Flores 2 for 4, 2b, RBI, .280
2b Josh Satin 1 for 4, .293
1b Stefan Welch 1 for 3, BB, K, .234
c Kai Gronauer 1 for 4, .244
lf Evan LeBlanc 1 for 3, BB, .235
dh Jose Jimenez 1 for 3, 2b, BB, K, .103
Chris Schwinden 7 IP, 10 H, 4 ER, 1/3 BB/K, 3.86 era, L (4-4), 12:5:4
Manuel Olivares 2 IP, 3.27 era, 3:3

Brooklyn 3, Hudson Valley 1

Jim Fuller had a second straight dominant outing in Brooklyn, giving up just a run on 8 hits in 7 innings for his 2nd win. Michael Powers picked up his first save with a scoreless 9th.

The Cyclones offense had 9 hits and 5 walks, but were just 1 for 7 with RISP and left 8 on base. John Servidio (0 for 4, K, .200) took the only 0-fer, while Nick Giarraputo had the only multi hit game.

2b Matt Bouchard 1 for 3, K, .422
1b Sam Honeck 1 for 3, run, RBI, .270
3b Nick Giarraputo 2 for 4, run, 2b, RBI, K, .237
dh Dock Doyle 1 for 3, BB, K, .235
lf Alex Gregory 1 for 4, K, .313
rf Nick Santomauro 1 for 1, 3 BBs, .300
c Juan Centeno 1 for 4, .357
ss Luis Nieves 1 for 2, run, BB, K, .219
Jim Fuller 7 IP, 8 H, ER, 1/6 BB/K, 0.69 era, W (2-0), 11:4:6
Matias Carrillo IP, 2 Ks, 0.00 era, 1:0:2
Michael Powers IP, H, K, 0.00 era, SV (1), 0:2:1

Kingsport 8, Danville 5

Eduardo Aldama allowed 3 runs (1 earned, Gered Mochizuki error) on 3 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings, but got the win, despite Luis Rojas allowing 2 runs in 2.2 innings. Travis Babin got the save with 1.1 scoreless innings, he stranded 2 runners in the 8th.

The Mets offense had 9 hits and 5 walks, and were a very good 5 for 14 (.357) with RISP, despite leaving 9 on base. Darrell Ceciliani (0 for 4, BB, 3 Ks, .100), Alonzo Harris (0 for 3, 2 Ks, .300), Ryan Mollica (0 for 2, K, .250), and Gered Mochizuki (0 for 4, K, .176) all took 0-fers, while Jeff Flagg, Cesar Puello and Mike Moras had multi hit games.

lf RJ Harris 1 for 4, run, 3b, BB, .211
3b Joe Bonfe 1 for 4, 2 runs, 2 Ks, .375
1b Jeff Flagg 2 for 4, 3 runs, 2b, 2 RBI, BB, K, .333
rf Cesar Puello 2 for 3, 2 runs, 2b, RBI, .265
c Mike Moras 2 for 5, 2b, 3 RBI, K, .333
dh John Semel 1 for 3, RBI, 2 BBs, .278
Eduardo Aldama 5 IP, 3 H, 3/1 R/ER, 3/1 BB/K, 0.90 era, W (1-0), 5:9:1
Luis Rojas 2.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 4/2 BB/K, 22.09 era, 2:4:2
Travis Babin 1.1 IP, H, 2 Ks, 11.57 era, SV (1), 2:0:2

GCL

Mets 7, Cardinals 1

ss Wilfredo Tovar 2 for 5, 2 runs, 2b, .222
2b Ray Van Gurp 0 for 4, run, .286
rf Kurt Steinhauer 3 for 3, run, 2b, RBI, BB, .381
lf Julio Concepcion 0 for 3, run, K, .333
c Neifi Zapata 1 for 2, run, 3b, .533, 2 HBP
1b Juan Torres 1 for 2, run, RBI, BB, .429
dh Charles Hinojosa 2 for 4, RBI, K, .429
3b Travis Ozga 1 for 4, RBI, 2 Ks, .167
cf Ruben Martinez 0 for 2, RBI, BB, 2 Ks, .143
Jhonathan Torres 6 IP, 4 H, ER, 3 Ks, 0.82 era, W (2-0), 8:6:3
Tony Feliz IP, 0.00 era, SV (1), 3:

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