Mets Minors Recap: Smith Triples, Conforto in Right Field Again

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Vegas 51s(47-43) 3, Iowa 2 Box Score

The victory brought the 51s to 5.5 games out of first.

Plawecki and Eric Campbell drove in all three runs. Conforto played in right field for the third straight game while Matt Reynolds was in left.

Jim Henderson pitched a perfect ninth to get the save in his first rehab appearance for the 51s. Smoker now has 60 strikeouts this year in 40.1 innings.

Binghamton Mets (40-49) 7, Yard Goats 5 Box Score

Each one of the starting eight had a base hit as the teams combined for a total of 29 hits.The team came back as the bullpen closed the door for 3.2 innings after the Yard Goats got to starter Tyler Herron (1-1, 8.44) for all five runs.

The triple was Smith’s second of the season, which doubled his career total. Rosario scoring a run gave him 42 on the season, matching his career high. Phillip Evans hit a game-winning three run homer in the seventh inning.

Roseboom has converted all four save opportunities since being named the B-Mets closer.

St Lucie Mets (45-41) 5 Dayton 2  Box Score

Nido continues his torrid pace, hitting .390 over his last 10 games. Urena is hitting .284/.324/.448 since the AS break. Vinny Siena dropped to ninth in the order, was 2 for 3 with an RBI.

Delgado demoted to St. Lucie, quickly proving he should be back in Binghamton. Palsha earned the victory in his A+ debut.

Delmarva 8, Columbia Fireflies (41-50) 5 Box Score

Brosher got his first base hits since his promotion to Low A. JC Rodriguez hit his fifth HR of the season.

  • Joe Shaw RHP: 6.2 IP, 4 ER, 8 H, 2 BB, 7 K
  • Jimmy Duff RHP: 2.1 IP, 3 ER, 4 K, L (0-1, 11.57)

In his return to Low A since being demoted, Duff continues his rough season.

Update: Andres Gimenez has been selected to play in the DSL All-Star Game. 

For the full recap head over to MetsMinors.net.

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Grew up a Mets fan in the glory of the 80’s in the middle of NJ between the Yankees and Phillies fans. Now I find myself raising junior Mets fans in the middle of the corn fields in the Nationals and Phillies territory. I am frequently found on the third baseline at the road games of the Mets minor league teams.