8/16 Minor League Report! Davis, NIEUWENHUIS, GUZMAN, MALDONADO!

An article by posted on August 16, 2009

INT AAA: Buffalo 3/7/0, Lehigh Valley 0/5/1

ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 3, RBI, K, .288
cf Jesus Feliciano 0 for 3, K, .305
lf Nick Evans 1 for 3, run, HR (9), RBI (25), .198
1b Mike Lamb 1 for 3, .258
rf Chip Ambres 2 for 3, run, 2 2b, .257
3b Javier Castillo 1 for 3, RBI, .249
c Robinson Cancel 0 for 3, .238
2b Andy Green 1 for 3, run, K, .270
Tobi Stoner 6 IP, 4 H, 2/3 BB/K, 4.58 era, 92:58:34, 8:6:3
Jon Switzer 2 IP, H, K, 3.07 era, 21:14:7, 2:3:1
Adam Bostick IP, 1.95 era, SV (3), 9:5:4, 1:2

EL AA: Binghamton 0/2/1, Reading 1/5/0

Eric Niesen’s put together 3 straight decent+ outings, today’s was 5 innings of 2 hit shutout ball. Over his last 3 outings, he’s gone 16 innings, and allowed 12 hits, with 4 earned, 7 walks and 26 strikeouts, with a 1-0 record and a 2.25 era. Roy Merritt took the loss after giving up an UER in 1.1 innings of work. BMet pitchers held the Phillies to just 5 hits, but they did 5 walks.

The Mets managed just 2 hits and 2 walks on the game themselves, while going 0 for 3 with RISP, and leaving 5 on base. Jose Coronado (1 for 4, K, .267) and Ike Davis (1 for 2, 2 BBs, K, .306) had the lone hits for the Mets. The Mets had 5 baserunners in the game, Ike Davis accounted for 3 of them.

ss Ruben Tejada 0 for 4, .290
lf DJ Wabick 0 for 3, 2 Ks, .280
3b Shawn Bowman 0 for 3, 2 Ks, .289
rf Jon Malo 0 for 3, .245
cf Emmanuel Garcia 0 for 3, K, .248
c Salvador Paniagua 0 for 3, 2 Ks, .182
Eric Niesen 5 IP, 2 H, 3/8 BB/K, 5.62 era, 4:3:8
Jacob Ruckle 2 IP, 1/3 BB/K, 6.69 era, 3:0:3
Roy Merritt 1.1 IP, 2 H, R, BB, 3.81 era, L (4-5), 3:1
Emary Frederick H, 5.50 era

FSL A+: St. Lucie 14/16/1, Jupiter 6/9/0

The Mets scored 3+ runs in 3 seperate innings today (6 in the 3rd, 3 in the 5th, 4 in the 6th), blowing away the Hammerheads 14-6 behind a 16 hit, 4 walk attack. The Mets went 6 for 11 (.556) with RISP, and left 5 on base, while blasting 3 homers, and 9 XBH overall. Kirk Nieuwenhuis (3, single short of cycle), Zach Lutz (2), Stefan Welch (2), Carlos Guzman (2), Brahiam Maldonado (3 hits, 2 homers), and Hector Pellot had multi hit games, while Reese Havens (0 for 4, RBI, .229) took the lone 0-fer.

Salvador Aguilar was the beneficiary from the offensive barrage, he went 5 innings, allowing 3 hits and 3 runs (1 earned, Reese Havens’ 19th error) for his first FSL victory. Brant Rustich returned off the DL and struck out a pair in the 6th.

cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 3 for 4, 2 runs, 2b (25), 3b (4), HR (11), 3 RBI (54), BB, .252
3b Zach Lutz 2 for 5, 2 runs, 2b, .298
1b Stefan Welch 2 for 5, 2 runs, 2b, RBI (23), 2 Ks, .297
rf Carlos Guzman 2 for 3, 2 runs, 2 BBs, .279 (.418/.475/.564/1.039 in August)
dh Brahiam Maldonado 3 for 4, 3 runs, 2 HR (11), 6 RBI (53), .265
2b Hector Pellot 2 for 5, run, 2 2b (14), 2 RBI (27), K, .256
lf Seth Williams 1 for 3, run, RBI, BB, .263
c Tony MacCani 1 for 4, run, K
Salvador Aguilar 5 IP, 3 H, 3/1 R/ER, 1/3 BB/K, HR, 4.50 era, W (1-1), 7:5:3
Brant Rustich IP, 2 Ks, 2.54 era, 0:1:2
Edgar Ramirez 2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3/1 BB/K, HR, 2.47 era, 4:1:1
Manuel Alvarez IP, H, BB, 4.04 era, 2:1

SAL A: Savannah 2/5/1, Delmarva 4/6/0, Game 1

Chris Schwinden gave up 4 runs on 5 hits in 6.1 innings to take the loss in game 1 of the twinbill tonight. The Gnats offense managed just 5 hits and a walk, while going 0 for 2 with RISP, and left 4 on base. Jefry Marte, Josh Satin (0 for 3, .289), Jean Luc Blaquiere (0 for 3, K, .219), and Joey August (0 for 3, .203) all took 0-fers. No Gnat had a multi hit game.

3b Jefry Marte 0 for 2, 2 Ks, .236
ss Wilmer Flores 1 for 3, run, .269
cf Sean Ratliff 1 for 2, run, HR (15), 2 RBI (66), BB, .270
dh Raul Reyes 1 for 3, K, .246
rf Evan LeBlanc 1 for 3, K, .173
1b Jose Jimenez 1 for 3, K, .160
Chris Schwinden 6.1 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 2/5 BB/K, 3.38 era, L (8-6), 9:5:5
Jacob Goldberg 0.2 IP, H, 2.89 era, 0:2

SAL A: Savannah 3/6/2, Delmarva 4/9/1

Eric Beaulac had an uneven outing today, giving up 3 runs on 7 hits in 5 innings, but it was Brad Burns who gave up the game winner, an UER in the 7th (his 2nd inning of work) to take his first loss of the season (he hasn’t been with Savannah long).

The Gnats offense had 6 hits and 3 walks in the nightcap, but went a woeful 1 for 11 (.091) with RISP, and left 6 on base. Jefry Marte, Evan LeBlanc (0 for 3, RBI, .167), and Imbewer Alvarez (0 for 2, BB, .204) took 0-fers. No Gnat had a multi hit game.

3b Jefry Marte 0 for 4, .234
ss Wilmer Flores 1 for 3, 2b (18), RBI (31), K, .269
cf Sean Ratliff 1 for 4, K, .270
1b Josh Satin 1 for 2, run, 2b, BB, K, .290
dh Raul Reyes 1 for 2, run, 3b, RBI, K, .247
lf Joey August 1 for 2, 3b, BB, .210
c Luis Alen 1 for 3, run, .175
Eric Beaulac 5 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 1/6 BB/K, 2.76 era, 4:4:6
Brad Burns 2 IP, 2 H, R, 1/2 BB/K, 1.69 era, L (0-1), 3:1:2

NYPL A-: Brooklyn 2/7/0, Oneonta 1/4/0

Wes Wrenn had hit best outing of the season, scattering a run on 4 hits over 7 innings for his 2nd win. Michael Powers struck out 2 in a perfect 9th for his 13th save of the season.

The Conies had 7 hits and 3 walks on the game, while going 2 for 9 (.222) with RISP, and they left 6 on base. Jake Eigsti (2) had the lone multi hit game for the Conies, while Dock Doyle (0 for 2, K, .246), Nick Giarraputo (0 for 3, K, .203), and John Servidio (0 for 2, BB, K, .184) all took 0-fers.

ss Robbie Shields 1 for 3, BB, .150
2b Jake Eigsti 2 for 4, 2 runs, 2b, .276
1b Sam Honeck 1 for 4, 2b (8), RBI (20), K, .270
rf Nick Santomauro 1 for 3, 2b (3), RBI (15), BB, 2 Ks, .252
lf Scott Grimes 1 for 4, K, .280
dh Ralph Henriquez 1 for 3, K, .228
Wes Wrenn 7 IP, 4 H, ER, 6 Ks, 3.11 era, W (2-0), 10:5:6
Matias Carrillo IP, 2 Ks, 2.33 era, 1:0:2
Michael Powers IP, 2 Ks, 2.60 era, SV (13), 1:0:2

APPY R: Kingsport 2/7/0, Princeton 3/9/1, Game 1

Angel Cuan had a second straight subpar outing, after giving up 6 runs on 9 hits in 4 innings his last time out, he gave up 3 runs on 9 hits in 4+ tonight, for his 3rd Appy League loss. The Mets offense had 7 hits, but were 2 for 9 (.222) with RISP, and left 8 on base. Luis Nieves (2) had the only multi hit game for the Mets, while RJ Harris (0 for 3, .296), Cesar Puello (0 for 3, K, .250), and John Freeman (0 for 3, .212) all took 0-fers.

2b Alonzo Harris 1 for 4, RBI (34), K, .279
cf Darrell Ceciliani 1 for 3, K, .231
3b Richard Lucas 1 for 4, run, 2 Ks, .367
1b Jeff Flagg 1 for 4, 2b, RBI, .309
dh Juan Torres 1 for 2, run, 2b (2), K, .353
ss Luis Nieves 2 for 3, .375
Angel Cuan 4+ IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 1/2 BB/K, HR, 4.95 era, L (1-3), 6:4:2
Tim Smith 2 IP, 1/2 BB/K, 5.63 era, 1:2:2
Oscar Melendez IP, K, 6.17 era, 2:0:1

APPY R: Kingsport 4/5/2, Princeton 3/3/0 in 8 innings, Game 2

Kurt Steinhauer singled in Joe Bonfe in the 8th inning to give the Mets a walkoff victory and a split of the twinight doubleheader, after a pair of Pedro Zapata errors opened the door for a 3 run Princeton 3rd against Zach Von Tersch, who was spot starting. Tim Chism picked up the win with 1.1 perfect innings of relief, after Tersch gave up 3 runs and 3 UER in 4.1 innings. The Mets offense generated 5 hits and drew 6 walks while going 3 for 7 (.429) with RISP, and leaving 6 on base. John Semel (0 for 3, run, BB, 2 Ks, .220), Mike Moras (0 for 4, RBI, .241), and Gered Mochizuki (0 for 2, BB, .268) all took 0-fers.

cf Pedro Zapata 1 for 2, run, 2 BBs, K, .336, 2 E (2)
2b Ryan Mollica 1 for 4, run, K, .275
1b Joe Bonfe 1 for 3, run, BB, 2 Ks, .343, SB (3)
lf Kurt Steinhauer 1 for 3, 2 RBI, K, .306
3b James Schroeder 1 for 2
Zach Von Tersch 4.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 4/2 BB/K, 5.25 era, 5:6:2
Brian Needham 2.1 IP, 1/3 BB/K, 5.68 era, 4:0:3
Tim Chism 1.1 IP, K, 4.41 era, W (1-1), 3:0:1

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