Charleston 6, Savannah 3 It was a battle for Steven Matz in this game, who never really found his groove. He was saddled with the loss after he allowed five runs, four of them earned, and was lifted before he could finish the fifth inning. Julian Hilario allowed an inherited runner to score, which closed the book on Matz, and left Savannah in a 5-1 hole. Gregory Pron had doubled home Cole Frenzel in the [...]
Savannah 3, Rome 1 Game one of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played in front of 2,999 fans Thursday evening at Grayson Stadium. Savannah outhit Rome 10-6 and won the game 3-1. Savannah has now won 9 out of their last 10 home games. Rome scored first in the 2nd inning when first baseman Casey Kalenkosky led off the inning with a home run over the right [...]
Savannah 4, West Virginia 2 The Savannah Sand Gnats won their fourth straight game, defeating the West Virginia Power 4-2 Friday night at Historic Grayson Stadium in front of 3,002 fans. The Gnats (13-8) took a lead they never relinquished with a three-run bottom of the first.Clay Holmes walked RF Gregory Pron with the bases loaded to force home the first run of the night. Starter Clay Holmes then plunked DH Jeffrey Glenn for the second run. SS Phillip Evans singled deep in the [...]
Kevin Kernan of the New York Post spoke to a Mets official during last night’s 7-2 loss to the Dodgers and the subject of Mets prospect Zack Wheeler came up after an injured Jon Niese came out of the game and potential options were discussed. “If Zack Wheeler wants to be here, start throwing strikes,” a Mets official told The Post. “I don’t want to hear about anything else. Throw strikes.’’ This is still a [...]
Mets Minors Report 4/23: Montgomery Suspended 50 Games For Violating Drug Policy, Lagares Joins Mets
Last Night’s Quick Scores The Las Vegas/Colorado Springs game was postponed due to cold. Binghamton dropped a game to Portland, 8-2. St. Lucie defeated Charlotte, 2-1. Savannah had an off day. Prospect Pipeline (Morsels From The Minor League Staff) BREAKING: RHP Christian Montgomery of the Advanced-A St. Lucie Mets, was suspended 50 games for a second positive test of a banned substance. ”My job is not done and my goals aren’t reached yet, but I’m striving and [...]
Savannah 7, Lakewood 2 A four-hit night from Brandon Nimmo and a four-RBI night from Kevin Plawecki propelled Savannah to a 7-2 victory over Lakewood on Friday night. Steven Matz was on his game on Friday as he got the start for the Sand Gnats and provided them with five shutout innings. He scattered six hits and a walk while striking out five and was in control throughout the evening. He is sporting a 1.29 [...]
Savannah 8, Rome 6 The Savannah Sand Gnats (5-4) got back in the win column with an 8-6 victory over the Rome Braves, even after relinquishing a four run lead in the seventh. Rome jumped out on top in the first, set up on a fielding error by Gnats shortstop Phillip Evans. Savannah got even on through a Brandon Nimmo sacrifice fly, however, which scored Eudy Pina. The Gnats took a 5-1 lead in the fifth [...]
No doubt that you’ve all seen or heard of the defensive woes of Ruben Tejada to start the season. This is frontpage news. The shortstop committed his fourth error yesterday. One person on twitter actually told me it was time to bring up Wilfredo Tovar. I thought he was pulling my leg, but he was serious. That’s not happening and there’s a good chance that Tovar might be worse offensively AND defensively. It was only two years ago when [...]
Savannah, which starts playing on Thursday, has been speculated over and over to continuously have some top talent this season, and the people who speculated these were mostly right. There are a lot of prospects to be watching on this roster, both on the hitters and pitches side. I will list them as a convenience, as well as two potential sleepers for both hitting and pitching. Starting Pitchers Matthew Bowman Gabriel Ynoa Steven Matz Rainy [...]
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