Mets Minors Report: Montero Masterful In 1-Hit Shutout, Den Dekker Stays Hot

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Last Night’s Quick Scores

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  • Rafael Montero (6-3, 3.28) threw eight shutout innings, allowing only one hit, two walks and struck out 11 batters. In his last two starts he has not allowed a run in 14.2 innings, allowing just four hits and recording 17 strikeouts.
  • Chase Bradford closed the door on Montero’s one hit gem, by quickly striking out the side in the ninth to record his third save for Vegas. Bradford struck out the side with only 10 pitches.
  • Matt den Dekker singled in his first at bat and scored the 51s first run on a Sac Fl by Allan Dykstra and finished 2 for 4, with a run scored and a walk and now has hit safely in nine of last ten games batting .436 (17 for 39) in that span.
  • Matt Reynolds singled in three at bats and has hit safely in nine of his last ten games with seven multi-hit games in the span.
  • Anthony Seratelli went 2 for 3, with a walk and two RBI’s and has hit safely in eight of his last ten games batting .419 (13 for 31).
  • Dilson Herrera doubled and scored the first run of the game and finished 2 for 4, with three runs scored, a stolen base (8) and two RBI’s. He is batting .343 for Bingo this season.
  • Brian Burgamy hit his 20th home run on the season, and drove in four runs in the B-Mets victory.
  • Wilfredo Tovar went 3 for 3, with two runs scored and two doubles.
  • Darrell Ceciliani finished 2 for 5, extending his hit streak to seven games and also recorded his fourth straight two-hit game.  He is batting .410 (16 for 39) in his last ten games.
  • Jayce Boyd had two singles in three at bats and has hit safely in nine of his last ten games batting .400 (14 for 35).
  • Tyler Pill tossed seven shutout innings, allowing five hits, two walks and struck out eight to earn his seventh win for Binghamton.
  • Matt Oberste hit his eighth homer on the season in Game 1 of Savannah’s doubleheader.
  • In Game 2, Miller Diaz (6-1, 2.14) threw a complete game shutout, to earn his six victory on the season. He allowed three hits, walked two and struck out five. His last win was on May 22, but he actually made a relief appearance on July 23rd tossing three innings for the save.
  • Outfielder Vicente Lupo hit his second home run on the season, a grand slam, in the top of the ninth to draw Kingsport within a run short of tying the game.

Highlight From The Farm

This is probably the most exciting sight from Tuesday, aside from a Mets win, that the fans can be happy about.

Matt Harvey throwing off a mound again in Port St. Lucie.

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