Buffalo Rebounds; Harvey Throws Bagels in St. Lucie Win

An article by posted on April 13, 2011

Mets Minors 4.13.2011

BUFFALO 8, PAWTUCKET 1: The Buffalo Bisons (3-3) climbed back to .500 this season, defeating the Pawtucket PawSox, 8-1, Tuesday night. Dillon Gee (1-1) went seven innings, giving up three hits and one earned run to get the victory. Gee struck out four and walked two. Dale Thayer contributed two scoreless innings in relief. Offensively, Zach Lutz went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo homer with two RBIs. Nick Evans also hit a solo home run with two outs in the second inning. The Bisons did all the damage in the first three innings, scoring three in the first and four in the third. Lucas Duda went 1-for-4 in his second game back in Triple-A. BOX SCORE

ST. LUCIE 3, FORT MYERS 1: Mets first-round pick Matt Harvey had another quality start for Single-A St. Lucie Tuesday night. Harvey went six scoreless innings — increasing his scoreless innings streak to 11. The big right-hander issued two walks and struck out eight. Through two professional starts, Harvey has lasted 11 innings, given up eight hits, struck out 17 and walked four. In the top of the sixth inning, Jefry Marte reached base after being hit by a pitch and later scored on a Rafael Fernandez sac fly. In the top of the eight, Juan Lagares hit his first home run of the season with two outs. A few batters later, Fernandez scored on a Rylan Sandoval single. All the damage was done with two outs. St. Lucie is now 5-1. BOX SCORE

Compiled from team reports. Email Andrew O’Brien at aobrien7@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter: @aobrien7

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