Posted by Mack Ade at 12:00 PM
B-Mets Fall to Suns in Spring Opener, 9-3
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The Binghamton Mets opened their spring schedule by falling to the Jacksonville Suns, 9-3, afternoon at the New York Mets Spring Training complex.
B-Mets starter Octavio Acosta was touched for six runs over three innings of work in the defeat. The right-hander went 4-5 with a 2.93 ERA over 12 starts between the Brooklyn Cyclones (SS-A) and Savannah Sand Gnats (Low-A) last season.
Offensively, the B-Mets were led by Victor Cruzado who went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a double. Jonathan Leroux also chipped in an RBI.
Domingo Tapia, the owner of a 3.96 ERA over 21 starts with the St. Lucie Mets (High-A) in 2014, tossed a scoreless inning of relief.
The B-Mets continue their 10-game spring schedule afternoon against the Springfield Cardinals at the Mets Spring Training complex in Port St. Lucie.