Mets Minors Recap: Reyes Drives in Two, Becerra With Five Hits

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Binghamton Mets 13, Altoona Curve 4

The Binghamton Mets won their fifth in their last six games. Binghamton had 19 hits and scored ten or more for the first time since May the 31st.

  • Jose Reyes 3B: 1 for 4, 2 RBIs, R, K (first hit since joining the Mets organization)
  • Juan Lagares CF: 2 for 6, 3B, 2 RBIs, 2 K (second game of his rehab stint)
  • Amed Rosario SS: 1 for 4, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 2 R .400/.464/.640
  • Dominic Smith 1B: 3 for 6, 2 2B, 2 R, RBI .264/.322/.402

Amed Rosario had his fifth extra base hit in seven game since joining the Binghamton Mets. Smith had one RBI, he has seven RBIs in his last six games. Smith has 50 RBIs this year which is fourth in the Eastern League. Jayce Boyd went 4 for 5 with a triple and 2 RBIs. Stefan Sabol went 3 for 5 with a RBI and a double in the Binghamton offensive outburst.

Knuckleballer Mickey Jannis got his second win in a row after he went winless twelve starts in a row. He walked five or more for the fifth time this season as he keeps struggling with commanding the knuckler.

St. Lucie Mets 13 , Charlotte Stone Crabs 2

The St. Lucie Mets scored 13 runs on 18 hits in the win. Over the last three games the St. Lucie Mets have scored 39 runs.

Urena had his third straight three-hit game and is 10 for his last 14 with nine runs batted in. In those four games Urena has raised his batting average from .190 to .218. Becerra is 10 for his last 15, over that stretch Becerra has hit four doubles and a homerun. Katz joined the hit parade this time after he went 0 for 6 with six strikeouts in his last game against Jupiter. Everybody in the lineup got a hit except Tomas Nido who went 0 for 6.

P.J. Conlon picked up where he left off in the Florida State League pitching to a 2.45 ERA in three starts. This year combined with the St. Lucie Mets and Columbia Fireflies he is 9-1 with a 1.94 ERA.

Columbia Fireflies 10, Hickory Crawdads 1

The Fireflies scored ten runs for the second game in a row. They got 13 hits and six walks in the 10-1 victory. The Fireflies scored six in the seventh to break a 1-1 tie.

  • J.C. Rodriguez 2B: 2 for 5, 3B, 2 R, 2 K .250/.313/.369
  • David Thompson 3B: 2 for 4, 2 RBIs, 2 R .296/.346/.484
  • Jeff Diehl DH: 3 for 3, HR, 4 RBIs, 2 BB, 2 R .236/.333/.412
  • Patrick Mazeika C: 3 for 4, HR, 4 RBIs, BB, R .271/.352/.383

After two runs scored in the seventh Mazieka broke the game open with a grand slam. Mazieka has hit .314 in his last ten games. Jeff Diehl put the icing on the cake with his eighth homerun of the season, a two run shot in the ninth. He is tied for 10th in the SAL with those eight homeruns. When on the field Thompson has showed that he is a RBI machine. He added two to his league leading RBI total which stands at 56. Don’t forget he missed some time with injuries which makes it even more impressive that he leads the league.

Chase Ingram has been up and down so far this season. He made a solid start this time around allowing just a run for the third time in the last four games. The other game he started he allowed eleven earned. Ingram has pitched to a 1.51 WHIP. Witt Haggard has not allowed a run in his last seven outings, he’s pitched 10.1 scoreless innings in that span.

State College Spikes 10, Brooklyn Cyclones 9 F/11 

For the fifth time this season the Brooklyn Cyclones went to extra innings. Of those five games the Cyclones lost four. The Cyclones outhit the Spikes 14-13. It was not enough as their three-game winning streak was snapped.

Jay Jabs hit his first career triple, he has reached base safely in all nine games he has played. Colby Woodmansee had another multi-hit day, his fifth in his first eight games. Brandon Brosher hit his first home run of the year and his eleventh of his career.

Merandy Gonzalez had his first bad start of the season after allowing just one earned run in 11.1 innings. Over his minor league career Gonzalez is 12-8 with a 2.99 ERA. Austin McGeorge has not allowed a run since signing with the Mets. Sidearmer Alejandro Castro allowed the walk-off on a bases loaded hit by pitch.

Bluefield Blue Jays 5, Kingsport Mets 2

After going hitless in his first 24 at bats between the Brooklyn Cyclones and Kingsport Mets, De Aza went 4 for 4 in the loss.

Thomas Szapucki has allowed just four hits in 10.2 innings this season. He struck out 19 in those 10.2 innings pitched. Adrian Almeida allowed runs for the first time since joining the Kingsport Mets. He allowed his first career home run in 140.2 career innings.

GCL Nationals 6, GCL Mets 1

Ranfy Adon lead off the game with a solo homerun which accounted for all the runs the GCL Mets scored. The Mets collected just four hits and two walks in the loss.

Ranfy Adon hit his sixth career home run and his first in the United States. Terrazas had his first hit in 14 at bats this season.

  • Sixto Torres LHP: 4 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 5 K, L (0-1 4.50 ERA)

Sixto Torres made his season debut in his second year with the Kingsport Mets. Last years 17th-round pick has gone 2-2 with a 3.24 in eleven career outings. It was the first start in his pro career. Richard Reina and Ronald Sanchez both allowed two runs in two innings.

The Las Vegas 51s were off on Wednesday. They start a four game series against Tacoma on Thursday.

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