METS FARM REPORT 4/10
ROCHESTER 5, BUFFALO 3
Matt Harvey made his second Triple-A start of the season in difficult weather conditions. Harvey battled for five innings, allowed seven hits, two runs (both earned) and struck out four and issued one walk. His ERA in two starts is 5.79. Harvey exited the game after five with a 3-2 lead, but Jeff Stevens allowed three runs (zero earned) in the bottom of the sixth inning. Red Wings left fielder Brian Dinkleman hit a three-run homer to right field. Valentino Pascucci went 1-for-4 but drove in two runs. Jordany Valdespin, who continues to bat leadoff and get work in center field, went 1-for-5. Buffalo (3-3) opens at home Wednesday at 2:05 p.m. against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. BOX SCORE
ERIE 6, BINGHAMTON 1
After mashing 11 hits last night, the B-Mets were held to just three hits and one run Tuesday. Sea Wolves starting pitcher James Avery (1-0) went five innings, allowing three hits, struck out three hitters, walked three and gave up zero runs. Mark Cohoon (0-1) started for the B-Mets. Cohoon went five innings and gave up three hits, two runs and had three strikeouts. Erie third baseman Bryan Pounds went 2-for-3, including two home runs. He drove in three runs. Matt den Dekker went 1-for-4 for the B-Mets and had a stolen base. Bingamton went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position. The B-Mets (2-3) continue their three-game series against Erie 6:35 p.m. Wednesday. BOX SCORE
ST. LUCIE 6, CHARLOTTE 2
Cory Vaughn went 2-for-4 for the St. Lucie Mets (4-1) to defeat Charlotte, 6-2. St. Lucie exploded for four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to stretch its lead to five runs. Charlotte scored a consolation run in the top of the ninth inning. Daniel Muno led the inning off with a double and then stole third base. Robbie Shields drew a walk and then Vaughn mashed a double to center field, plating two runs. Angel Cuan (1-0) picked up the win for the Mets. In seven innings of work, Cuan allowed just two hits and one walk while striking out four batters. Wilmer Flores went 2-for-3. St. Lucie continues its three-game series with Charlotte 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. BOX SCORE
ROME 3, SAVANNAH 1
Rome starting pitcher Rafael Briceno (1-0) went 5.2 innings, allowing just two hits and struck out two batters. The game was scoreless until the fifth inning. In the top of the fifth, the Braves had back-to-back doubles. Left fielder Chase Larsson hit a double and then scored when Felix Marte hit a two-bagger to right field. The Sand Gnats scored their only run in the bottom of the seventh inning when Gregory Pron stole third base and then stole home as Albert Cordero struck out swinging. Second baseman T.J. Rivera went 2-for-4. Savannah (3-3) continues its series with Rome 7:05 p.m. Wednesday. BOX SCORE
Compiled from team reports.
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