Mets Lower Minors: Savannah Offense Vanishes, Lara Struggles, K.Port Splits Double-Header

An article by posted on August 22, 2012

St. Lucie v. Jupiter – PPD

The Tuesday game was postponed due to rain, but will be continued as part of a double header starting at 4:00 P.M.

Asheville 6, Savannah 0

The Sand Gnats offense was stifled, and the pitching couldn’t stop the Asheville hitters in their 6-0 loss

Key Players

  • Cam Maron – 0 for 4, 2 strikeouts
  • Cole Frenzel – 0 for 3
  • Gregory Pron – 1 for 3, 1 strikeout
  • Marcos Camarena – 6 IP, 5 hits allowed, 3 runs, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts
  • T.J. Chism – 1 IP, 4 hits allowed, 2 runs, 0 walks, 2 strikeouts

Player Of The Game: Marcos Camarena has done fairly well since earning a rotation spot in Savannah.

Tri-City 5, Brooklyn 2

Rainy Lara had his worst outing of the season, and the Cyclones offense couldn’t save him in Brooklyn’s 5-2 loss

Key Players

  • Nelfi Zapata – 1 for 3, 2-run homer, 1 strikeout
  • Phillip Evans – 2 for 4, 1 error
  • Brandon Nimmo – 1 for 4, 2 strikeouts
  • Eudy Pina – 1 for 3, 1 caught stealing
  • Rainy Lara – 4.1 IP, 4 hits, 4 runs allowed, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts, 2 HBP

Player Of The Game: Nelfi Zapata for his 2-run homer, bringing across the only runs for the Cyclones

Kingsport 4, Burlington 3 (G1)

Burlington 4, Kingsport 3 (G2)

Kingsport split the double-header with Burlington today

Key Players

  • Jeffrey Diehl – 4 for 5, 2 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 walk
  • Gavin Cecchini – 2 for 7, 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 strikeout
  • Maikis De La Cruz – 3 for 6, 2 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout,
  • Persio Reyes – 6 IP, 6 hits allowed, 2 runs, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts
  • Corey Oswalt – 4.1 IP, 3 hits allowed, 1 run, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts

Player of The Game: Jeffrey Diehl for his solid day at the plate, reaching base five out of six trips to the plate

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