Mets Lower Minors: Forsythe Goes Deep, Tapia Struggles, Cessa Keeps Going

An article by posted on August 23, 2012

Cessa started Tuesday night and went five innings giving up one run on six hits.

Jupiter 7, St. Lucie 5 (G1)/ Game 2 PPD

Jupiter took the only game that was played on the day, despite the expected double-header

Key Players

  • Blake Forsythe – 2 for 3, solo home run, 2 runs scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
  • Cesar Puello -2 for 4, 1 double, 1 run, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base
  • Darrell Ceciliani – 3 for 4, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout in first game back from DL
  • T.J. Rivera – 3 for 5, 1 RBI, 2 errors
  • Eric Goeddel – 4.2 IP, 7 hits allowed, 5 runs (3 earned), 2 walks, 4 strikeouts

Player Of The Game: Darrell Ceciliani in his return from the DL, providing the Mets farm systems with some quality depth in CF.

Asheville 8, Savannah 7

Domingo Tapia had his worst outing of the season, and despite the early offensive eruption, it wasn’t enough in the 8-7 loss to Asheville

Key Players

  • Yucarybert De La Cruz – 3 for 6, 3 RBI, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base
  • Gregory Pron – 2 for 5, 3 RBI, 2 runs scored, 1 triple, 1 strikeout
  • Cam Maron – 1 for 3, 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 1 walk
  • Albert Cordero – 1 for 5 – average down to .197.
  • Domingo Tapia – 4 IP, 10 hits allowed, 7 runs (5 earned), 0 walks, 5 strikeouts

Player of The Game: Yucarybert De La Cruz for his 3 for 6 outing, and show of diversity playing 2B/SS/3B/CF on the season for the Gnats

Brooklyn 4, Tri-City 1

The Cyclones offense put across runs consistently and a solid outing by Luis Cessa and Matt Bowman ensured a 4-1 win

Key Players

  • Jeffrey Glenn – 2 for 4, 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout
  • Kevin Plawecki – 1 for 4, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
  • Stefan Sabol – 1 for 3, 2 walks, 1 run scored
  • Brandon Nimmo – 1 for 5, 1 run scored, 3 strikeouts
  • Luis Cessa – 7 IP, 6 hits allowed, 1 run scored, 0 walks, 3 strikeouts

Player Of The Game: Luis Cessa for yet another great outing, proving one of the Cyclones biggest strengths is its starting pitching

Kingsport 2, Burlington 0

Burlington 5, Kingsport 1

In a double-header, Kingsport won a game in 7 innings, and lost one in the same amount of innings

Key Players

  • Gavin Cecchini – 2 for 6, 2 strikeouts, 1 RBI, 1 walk
  • Tomas Nido – 0 for 3
  • Maikis De La Cruz – 1 for 7, 1 run scored
  • Chris Flexen – 6 IP, 3 hits allowed, 0 runs, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts
  • Robert Gsellman – 3 IP, 2 hits allowed, 1 unearned run, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts

Player Of The Game: Gavin Cecchini continually showing progress and potential since his stint on the DL

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