Mets Lower Minors: Montero Un-Hittable, Ynoa Mows ‘Em Down, Chavez Goes Wild

An article by posted on August 8, 2012

Rafael Montero is 5-2 with a 2.13 ERA in eight starts for St. Lucie.

St. Lucie 9, Palm Beach 1

Rafael Montero had a great day, exiting with a no-hitter and the St. Lucie offense came to play in the 9-1 drubbing of the Palm Beach Cardinals

Key Players:

  • Alonzo Harris – 4 for 4, 2 runs scored, 3 RBI, 1 home run, 1 double, 1 stolen base, 1 caught stealing/picked off
  • Cesar Puello – 3 for 4, 2 runs, 2 stolen bases, 2 double, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout
  • Aderlin Rodriguez – 2 for 5, solo home-run,  2 runs scored, 1 strikeout
  • Cory Vaughn – 1 for 4, 1 strikeout
  • Rafael Montero– 7.2 IP, 0 hits allowed, 3 walk, 5 strikeouts
Player Of The Game: Raffy Montero, no questions asked. Left the game allowing no hits, and uncharacteristically having more flyouts then groundouts.

Savannah – No Game Scheduled 

Savannah had an off day before they begin a series against the Greenville Drive.

Brooklyn 1, Lowell 0

Gabriel Ynoa followed on the streak of great Cyclones pitching, and one run would be enough on the day in Brooklyn’s 1-0 victory.

Key Players:

  • Jayce Boyd – 2 for 4, solo home-run
  • Phillip Evans, 0 for 4, 2 strikeouts
  • Stefan Sabol, 2 for 4
  • Julio Concepcion – 2 for 4, 1 strikeout
  • Gabriel Ynoa– 7 IP, 4 hits allowed, 8 strikeouts
Player Of The Game: Gabriel Ynoa, continuing to show above-average stuff with excellent command, walking seven in 55 innings of work.

Kingsport 8, Bristol 3

Persio Reyes had a decent outing, but he was backed by a strong offensive effort in the K.Mets 8-3 win.

Key Players:

  • Maikis De La Cruz – 1 for 3, 1 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 walk
  • Anthony Chavez – 1 for 3, 3 RBI, 1 triple, 1 walk, 1 strikeout, 1 run scored, 1 stolen base
  • Jorge Rivero – 4 for 5, 2 runs scored, 1 double
  • Tomas Nido – 1 for 3, 2 walks, 1 run scored, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout
  • Persio Reyes – 5 IP, 5 hits allowed, 3 runs, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts

Player Of The Game: Anthony Chavez had a big day at the plate, getting on base, hitting a big three-RBI triple and stealing a base.

I got a pair of aces. Montero and Ynoa…

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