7/3 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, JA ROD!

An article by posted on July 3, 2010

AAA International League: Buffalo 0/5/0, Rochester 1/5/0

2b Justin Turner 0 for 4, K, .269
ss Luis Hernandez 1 for 3, BB, K, .313
cf Jorge Padilla 1 for 4, K, .339
dh Mike Jacobs 1 for 4, .257
1b Val Pascucci 1 for 4, 3 Ks, .226
rf Fernando Martinez 1 for 4, .250
3b Mike Cervanek 0 for 2, BB, .230
lf Lucas Duda 0 for 3, K, .311 (snapped 5 gm HR streak & 6 gm hitting streak)
c JR House 0 for 1, 2 BBs, .297
Ramon Ortiz 6.1 IP, 4 H, ER, 2/7 BB/K, 8.10 era, L (0-1), 8.10 era, 96:63:33, 4:5:7
Jose De La Torre 1.1 IP, H, K, 3.38 era, 21:11:10, 2:1:1
Adam Pettyjohn 0.1 IP, 4.93 era, 4:2:2, 1:
Manny Acosta IP, K, 3.03 era, 8:6:2, 1:1:1

AA Eastern League: Binghamton 9/12/1, Portland 3/8/4

Kirk Nieuwenhuis had one of his patented video game games today with 4 XBH (3 2b and a HR), though he did also strike out for the 70th time this season, against 20 walks in 278 ABs. He, Raul Reyes and Jose Coronado had multi hit games, while Marshall Hubbard (0 for 4, run, RBI, BB, K, .243) and Jon Malo (0 for 4, K, .230) took 0-fers. Josh Stinson gave up 3 runs over 5.1 innings, but picked up his 5th win nonetheless. Overall, the Mets had 12 hits and a 3/6 BB/K, while going 5 for 13 (.385) with RISP and leaving 7 on base.

cf Kirk Nieuwenhuis 4 for 5, 3 runs, 3 2b (20), HR (12), RBI (44), K, .281
lf Sean Ratliff 1 for 4, BB, .299
1b Nick Evans 1 for 5, run, K, .289
2b Josh Satin 1 for 3, run, RBI, BB, .286
rf Raul Reyes 2 for 4, 2 runs, 3b (1), 2 RBI (13), K, .375
c Mike Nickeas 1 for 4, run, HR, 2 RBI, K, .309
3b Jose Coronado 2 for 4, .230
Josh Stinson 5.1 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 2/4 BB/K, 3.18 era, W (5-1), 9:3:4
Dylan Owen 2.2 IP, 2 H, 2/4 BB/K, 2.63 era, 2:2:4
Derrick Ellison IP, 3.98 era, 0:3

A+ Florida State League: St. Lucie 6/11/0, Fort Myers 1/7/3

cf Carlos Beltran 0 for 4, BB, .367

Jeurys Familia was in trouble in virtually every inning, and yet somehow managed to escape every jam he created, crafting 5 shutout innings, despite giving up 4 hits and 5 walks, he got his 2nd win of the season. Angel Calero, fresh off a 50 game suspension for steroids, fired 2 shutout innings in relief. The Mets had 11 hits and a 1/6 BB/K, while going 4 for 10 with RISP and leaving 7 on base. Jordany Valdespin and Carlos Beltran took 0-fers, while Stefan Welch, Juan Lagares and Rafael Fernandez had multi hit games.

2b Jordany Valdespin 0 for 5, .308
ss Wilmer Flores 1 for 5, 2 runs, HR (1), RBI (6), K, .422
dh Carlos Beltran 0 for 4, BB, .367
1b Stefan Welch 2 for 4, run, 2 RBI (48), 2 Ks, .298
c Kai Gronauer 1 for 4, .346
cf Juan Lagares 2 for 4, run, RBI (6), .200
lf Joey August 1 for 4, K, .298
3b Richard Lucas 1 for 4, run, RBI (36), K, .204
rf Rafael Fernandez 3 for 4, run, RBI (2), K, .316, SB (1)
Jeurys Familia 5 IP, 4 H, ER, 5/6 BB/K, 5.61 era, W (2-4), 100:53:47, 4:4:6
Angel Calero 2 IP, K, 4.32 era, 0:5:1
Stephen Clyne IP, 2 H, BB, 3.86 era, 0:2:0
Rhiner Cruz IP, H, K, 3.11 era, 1:1:1

A South Atlantic League: Savannah 1/6/0, Greenville 7/12/0

Taylor Whitenton only gave up 2 runs on 4 hits in 5 innings, but took the loss as the offense starved Gnats (having lost Wilmer, Lagares, Gronauer and Michael Fisher since the break) managed just a run on 6 hits with a 3/8 BB/K. The Gnats were just 1 for 4 with RISP and left 3 on base. Wilfredo Tovar had the only multi hit game.

cf Pedro Zapata 0 for 4, .288
dh RJ Harris 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .167
3b Jefry Marte 0 for 3, BB, 2 Ks, .232
lf Nick Santomauro 0 for 4, K, .174
rf Cesar Puello 1 for 3, .260
c Juan Torres 1 for 3, K, .176
1b Travis Ozga 1 for 3, run, K, .450
2b Alonzo Harris 0 for 1, 2 BBs, .229
ss Wilfredo Tovar 2 for 3, RBI (2), K, .419
Taylor Whitenton 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 4/6 BB/K, HR, 3.58 era, L (3-4), 2:4:6
Sam Martinez 1.1 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, HR, 7.27 era, 1:3
Luis Rojas 1.2 IP, 3 H, ER, K, HR, 1.35 era, 2:1:1

A- New York Penn League: Brooklyn 0/5/1, Staten Island 5/11/1

Darrell Ceciliani snapped a 9 game hitting streak (he’d gone 17 for 33 over the 9 games), but he did reach base for the 10th straight game, and stole his 3rd base of the season. Cory Vaughn also took an 0-fer, and Yohan Almonte suffered his 2nd loss, despite giving up just 2 runs (1 earned) over 5.2 innings.

ss Rylan Sandoval 0 for 4, K, .298
cf Darrell Ceciliani 0 for 3, BB, K, .393, SB (3)
rf Cory Vaughn 0 for 4, 2 Ks, .250
1b Jeff Flagg 2 for 4, 2b, 2 Ks, .333
dh Joe Bonfe 0 for 2, 2 BBs, K, .349
2b JB Brown 1 for 3, BB, K, .163
3b James Schroeder 1 for 4, 2b, 2 Ks, .250
c Taylor Freeman 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .139
lf Cody Holliday 0 for 3, BB, K, .237
Yohan Almonte 5.2 IP, 5 H, 2/1 R/ER, 2/4 BB/K, 3.63 era, L (2-2), 11:2:4
Nelson Pereira 0.2 IP, 3 H, ER, 1/2 BB/K, 4.26 era
Ryan Fraser 1.2 IP, H, 3 Ks, 1.59 era, 2:0:3
Brian Needham IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, 12.27 era, 3:

R Appalachian League: Kingsport 5/14/2, Pulaski 14/16/0

Gonzalez Germen got CRUSHED for 7 runs (6 earned) on 8 hits in 3.2 innings for his 2nd loss of the season, and the Mets bullpen made sure the game was out of reach, thanks to an Aderlin Rodriguez error, by giving up 7 of their own (all Orlando Tovar, only 1 earned). The Mets offense had 14 hits and a 1/8 BB/K, while going 4 for 15 (.267) with RISP and leaving 11 on base. Ismael Tijernia, ZeErika McQueen, Javier Rodriguez and Nelfi Zapata had multi hit games, while Aderlin took the only 0-fer.

2b Ismael Tijernia 2 for 5, run, .381, SB (1)
cf ZeErika McQueen 2 for 5, run, 2b (5), K, .400
3b Aderlin Rodriguez 0 for 4, run, BB, 2 Ks, .205, E (4)
1b Lucas Stewart 1 for 5, run, 2 Ks, .290
rf Javier Rodriguez 4 for 5, run, 2 2b (4), 3 RBI (10), .442 (19 for 43, 4 2b, 3b, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 4/6 BB/K, .442/.479/.721/1.200)
c Albert Cordero 1 for 5, 2 Ks, .243
dh Nelfi Zapata 2 for 5, RBI (4), .250
lf John Semel 1 for 4, .182
ss Brandon Brown 1 for 4, 2b, K, .208, E (6)
Gonzalez Germen 3.2 IP, 8 H, 7/6 R/ER, 1/4 BB/K, HR, 6.75 era, L (1-2), 3:0:4
Richard Pena 1.1 IP, 2 Ks, 3 era, 1:1:2
Orlando Tovar 1.2 IP, 8 H, 7/1 R/ER, K, 3.38 era, 2:2:1
Josh Edgin 1.1 IP, 1/2 BB/K, 2.08 era, 1:1:2
Tom Chism IP, K, 2.70 era, 1:1:1

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