Mets Lower Minors: Pill Strikes Out Ten, Rodriguez Rips Two Homers, Cessa Hurls Five Scoreless IP
St. Lucie 6, Fort Myers 0
Tyler Pill was lights out today striking out ten hitters and the S.Mets bats came out to play. St. Lucie stole three bases in addition to an error-free game
- Danny Muno – 3 for 5, 1 run scored
- Cory Vaughn – 2 for 4, 1 home run, 1 RBI, 2 strikeouts
- Aderlin Rodriguez – 3 for 4, 2 home runs, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored
- Travis Taijeron – 0 for 4, 1 strikeout
- Tyler Pill – 7.2 IP, 3 hits allowed, one walk, ten strikeouts
Player Of The Game: Tyler Pill/Aderlin Rodriguez split POTG honors today. Aderlin has adjusted to Hi-A fairly well and Tyler Pill keeps showing his potential for strikeouts
Asheville 3, Savannah 2
Domingo Tapia had another great outing, but the deciding run was scored on an error. The Gnats had three errors as a team and only managed five hits
- Cam Maron – 1 for 3, 1 RBI, 1 BB
- Albert Cordero – 0 for 4, 1 strikeout
- Matt Reynolds – 2 for 3, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout
- Cole Frenzel – 0 for 4, 2 strikeouts
- Domingo Tapia – 7.1 IP, 3 hits, 3 runs (2 earned), 5 strikeouts, 0 walks
Brooklyn 3, Connecticut 0
Luis Cessa & company had a great pitching outing, and some well-timed hitting from Phillip Evans & Stefan Sabol helped ensure the win for the Cyclones today
NOTE: Johan Santana will make a rehab start with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said he is scheduled to pitch three innings. Assuming those three innings go according to plan – no injuries, no setbacks – Santana will pitch the following weekend at Citi Field.
- Brandon Nimmo, 2 for 3, 1 run scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
- Phillip Evans, 3 for 4, 1 run, 1 RBI
- Stefan Sabol, 1 for 4, 1 home run, 2 RBI, 1 run scored
- Kevin Plawecki, 1 for 3, 1 walk
- Luis Cessa – 5 IP, 2 hits allowed, 4 strikeouts
Greenville 18, Kingsport 2
Corey Oswalt and Luis Rengel allowed 15 of the 18 runs to score before the sixth inning, and the game was over before it started in the K.Mets loss.
- Maikis De La Cruz – 2 for 4, 2 doubles, 1 run scored, 1 stolen base
- Brandon Knaupe – 0 for 2, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts
- Joe Tuschak – 1 for 4, 1 strikeout
- Corey Oswalt – 3 IP, 8 hits allowed, 6 runs allowed, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts
- Luis Rengel – 2.1 IP, 8 hits allowed, 9 runs, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts
Player Of The Game: Maikis De La Cruz for his good hitting as well as causing trouble on the basepaths.
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