Nimmo, Matz, Herrera, Rivera And Fontanez To Bingo, Reynolds To Vegas

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MiLB: April 28 - St. Lucie Mets at Tampa Yankees

Updated 9:00 AM

Adam Rubin of ESPN is now reporting that Matt Reynolds has been promoted to Las Vegas making it six moves in under 24 hours.  Reynolds was batting .355 so far this season for Binghamton, with a home run and 21 RBI.

Wednesday 10:00 PM

Adam Rubin of ESPN reported that five St. Lucie Mets are being promoted to Double-A Binghamton. The Mets were eliminated from claiming a postseason birth at the conclusion of the first half of the season, prompting the organization to make the move.

Heading to Binghamton are Brandon NimmoSteven MatzDilson HerreraT.J. Rivera, and Randy Fontanez.

Each player had a hand in St. Lucie’s success in the first half of the season.

Nimmo was batting .322 but had a robust on base percentage of .448 which led the Florida State League.  Rivera was second in the league in batting average finishing the first half at .341, and had 47 RBI which was four fewer than his entire offensive output in 2013.  Herrera was no slouch batting .307 with three home runs and 23 RBI.

Matz was 4-4 with an ERA of 2.21 in 12 starts this season.  He had 62 strikeouts and 66 hits in 69.1 innings pitched.  Fontanez recorded 10 saves for St. Lucie and had an ERA of 2.56.

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John Ginder was born and raised in upstate New York. During the baseball offseason, you can see John enduring more heartache as he roots for the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres.