Mets Minors Recap: Woods-Richardson Impresses in First Start

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Las Vegas (53-57) 6, Omaha (50-59) 3   Box Score

Alonso continues to slowly but surely hit better, batting .286 over his last ten games. Strikeouts continue to be a bit of a problem for him though. Smith has entered a bit of a slump, going just 2 for his last 21, including 0-8 with 5 strikeouts in his last two games. Brentz smashed two extra-base hits in his second game back from the DL after going 0-3 with three strikeouts in his first game back. Colton Plaia also continued his strong hitting since the start of June with two singles.

  • RHP Drew Gagnon (W, 3-4, 5.11 ERA): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 4 K
  • LHP Buddy Baumann (1-0, 4.10 ERA): 1.0 IP, H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
  • RHP Tim Peterson (0-1, 3.52 ERA): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Chris Beck (1-0, 6.75 ERA): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, K

Gagnon didn’t have his best strikeout stuff, but still turned in a solid quality start. Baumann rebounded from a tough July with a scoreless seventh. The recently demoted Peterson, who was beginning to struggle at the Major League level after an excellent start, came back to Las Vegas and pitched a flawless eighth with two strikeouts. He’s posted very good numbers in the PCL and should be back with the Mets at some point this season. Beck has slowly been getting better, now having allowed just one run in his last seven innings.

Binghamton (51-59) 2, Hartford (51-57) 1 Box Score

Patrick Biondi, Joey Terdoslavich and Patrick Mazeika each had two hits in the game.

Ryan lowered his season ERA to 2.70 between Binghamton and St. Lucie, he has 45 strikeouts compared to only 12 walks in 43.1 innings.

St. Lucie (42-63) 10, Bradenton (49-53) 3 Box Score

The St. Lucie Mets went 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position on the night. Carpio is 2-for-7 with two walks and homer in August after posting a .870 OPS for the month of July.

Gibbons lost his no-hitter with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Brooklyn (25-21) 13, Aberdeen (18-26) 6 Box Score

Manny Rodriguez, 2018 10th round pick, had two hits in the game including his first professional home run. Walter Rasquin had two hits and knocked in three. The Cyclones went 7-for-13 with runners in scoring position.

Greeneville (17-22) 6, Kingsport (20-19) 1 F/7 Box Score

Jarred Kelenic and Shervyen Newton each went hitless in the game. Vientos is now hitting .394 with 4 HR, 13 RBI and 7 BB over his last 10 games.

Kingsport (21-19) 4, Greeneville (17-23) 3 F/7 Box Score

  • Guillermo Granadillo LF: 2-for-3, BB, 2B, 2 R, 3 SB, .321/.411/.339
  • Mark Vientos 3B: 1-for-2, RBI, BB, SB, .275/.351/.489

The Mets managed to score four runs despite only four hits though they did walk seven times and steal eight bases.

GCL Astros (19-17) 5, GCL Mets (19-18) 3 Box Score

Mauricio hit his 13th double of the season, ranks him second in the GCL and his .531 SLG is tied for eighth.

Woods-Richardson made his first professional start. He was reportedly sitting 93-96 mph with his fastball. The Mets 2018 second round pick has thrown six scoreless innings to begin his pro career. Parra, Mets 11th round pick from Copiague, pitched his second scoreless inning to start his career.

DSL Mets1 (31-21) 4, DSL Cardinals (34-18) 2 Box Score

Hernandez is starting to heat up going 14-for-42 with four walks in his last 10 games. The Mets walked nine times compared to only six strikeouts.

  • RHP Andres German (2.74) 6 IP, 6 H, ER, 0 BB, 7 K
  • LHP Nelmerson Xavier Mariano Silvano Angela (2.39) 1 IP, K, Save

DSL Mets2 (25-27) 10, DSL Cubs (17-34) 9 Box Score

The Mets had 12 hits in the game with seven of them coming with runners in scoring position.

Las Vegas portion of recap done by Mojo Hill.

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