Mets Minors: Nimmo, Nido Hold Batting Title Leads

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Las Vegas 51s (69-73) 11, Salt Lake Bees 2 Box Score

Rivera narrowed the gap for the PCL batting title with a great night as he trails Nimmo with two games left. Cecchini played his second career game at second base and had his 16 game errorless streak snapped. He committed a throwing error while trying to turn a 6-4-3 double play.

  • Darin Gorski LHP 7.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, ER, 4 BB, 7 K, W (6-4, 5.90)

Erie SeaWolves (61-78) 6 vs. Binghamton Mets (62-76) 3 BOX SCORE

Rosario had a multi-hit game but, did strikeout twice, he has struck out twelve times in his last six games. Cruzado hit his eight home run of the season, a two-run home run in the second. Evans is now at .329 as he chases Aneury Tavarez for the batting title who is now hitting .333 for Portland.

Rafael Montero was on a low pitch count because he is set to make a spot start on Tuesday for the Mets. Paul Paez allowed two runs as his struggles in Double-A continue.

St. Lucie Mets (74-60) 5 vs. Jupiter Hammerheads (67-69) 3 BOX SCORE

Tomas Nido collected four hits and leads the FSL with his .316 batting average. Nido missed a home run for the cycle and was the St. Lucie Mets lead off hitter to get as many plate appearances as possible. Urena is hitting .371 with ten RBI over his last ten games.

Casey Delgado pitched a solid game for his 12th win this season. He has eight with St. Lucie and four with Binghamton this season.

Columbia Fireflies (66-71) 5 vs. Charleston RiverDogs (74-62) 4 F/14 BOX SCORE

  • J.C. Rodriguez 2B: 2 for 5, HR, 2 RBIs, 2 R, 2 BB, 2 K .237/.302/.351
  • Patrick Mazeika C: 4 for 7, 2B, R, 2 K .303/.414/.402
  • Eudor Garcia 1B: 2 for 5, RBI .277/.330/.431

The Fireflies won on a walk-off error from the shortstop Hoy Jung Park on a Dash Winningham force out. J.C. Rodriguez hit his ninth home run of the season, a two-run shot in the fifth. Garcia is hitting .381 with 11 RBI in his last ten games.

The Fireflies bullpen was outstanding with nine scoreless innings, allowing just four hits and two walks. Bashlor struck out the side in the top of the 14th for the win.

Brooklyn Cyclones (37-37) 2 vs. Aberdeen IronBirds (30-43) 0 BOX SCORE

Woodmansee hit a two-run triple with two outs in the top of the sixth. Michael Paez was thrown out at the plate on that hit.

Jacobson has been very solid for the Cyclones. In 12 games (four starts), Jacobson has pitched to a 0.96 WHIP. Cornish now has a tremendous 44 strike outs compared to only three walks in his first pro season.

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