Binghamton Mets 2015 Game Notes


Binghamton Mets (6-3) vs.
Harrisburg Senators (3-6)
(Double-A Affiliate of the Washington Nationals)

RHP Luis Cessa (1-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Matt Swynenberg (0-1, 3.00)

Saturday, April 18, 2015  Game #10  Home Game #3
NYSEG Stadium   Binghamton, NY  1:05 PM

LAST GAME: Jayce Boyd rocketed a two-out, three-run double off the left-field wall in the ninth inning for a 8-7 Binghamton Mets walk-off win over the Harrisburg Senators Fridaynight at NYSEG Stadium. The B-Mets overcame three different deficits in their second consecutive comeback victory. Boyd had four RBI for the first time since May 8, 2014, when he did it against the Senators as well. Four different B-Mets had multiple hit games. Gabriel Ynoa allowed three runs in five innings of work, getting a no-decision. Dario Alvarez recorded his first win of the season in relief. The righty is 13-1 since August 7, 2013, spanning six different teams.

BINGHAMTON STARTERRHP Luis Cessa makes his second start of the season. The righty threw a one-hit shutout, striking out eight batters in seven innings in the 6-2 B-Mets victory in Akron. It was his first career win with Binghamton and his second overall since July 3, 2014. The right-hander held opposing righties hitless in 11 at-bats. Cessa went 7-9 with a 4.26 ERA in 21 starts last season, spending the majority of the year with St. Lucie (High-A). This will be the 22-year-old’s first career start at NYSEG Stadium. Cessa is 1-4 in 15 career day starts, with a 4.33 ERA.

HARRISBURG STARTER: RHP Matt Swynenberg makes his second start of the season. The righty allowed two runs over six innings in his season debut vs. the Bowie Baysox, taking the loss in the Senators’ 2-1 defeat. The righty made 36 appearances (four starts) with the Senators in 2013. He spent 2014 with three different teams, never making it higher than Potomac (High-A). Swynenberg allowed a run in four innings pitched in his lone career appearance at NYSEG stadium. It came in relief on May 10, 2013.

FOUR! : Friday was the fifth career four-RBI game for Jayce Boyd. All five have been done without the benefit of a grand slam. The last two have both been in wins against the Harrisburg Senators at NYSEG Stadium (May 8, 2014).      

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Harrisburg has stroked six doubles in the series, after hitting nine in their first seven games of the season. The Senators had 10 doubles in seven games against the B-Mets last season.

WALK THIS WAY: The B-Mets have walked 10 Senators in the series. Binghamton set a season-high by issuing seven free passes Friday night. The 10 walks are the most over two games for the B-Mets this season. The Senators drew 20 walks in their first seven games of the year.

PINCH-HITTERS: Binghamton pinch-hitters are1-for-5, with two strikeouts this season. Eudy Pina owns the lone hit.

STREAK BROKENT.J. Rivera went hitless Friday night for the first time this season. The infielder has gotten on base in all nine games this season, drawing a walk and scoring the winning run Friday night.

HERE COMES THE SUN: Today is the B-Mets first day game at NYSEG Stadium in the 2015 season. Binghamton went 3-1 in day games on the season opening road trip. The B-Mets were 19-10 in matinees last season.

BEEN CAUGHT STEALING: The B-Mets are 1-for-9 in stolen base attempts since beginning the season 5-for-5. Their last five failed stolen base attempts have all come with two outs in an inning. Friday was Binghamton’s first game this season without a stolen base attempt.

PITCHERS HITTING: The B-Mets pitching staff is 0-for-3 at the plate. They hit .219 as a staff in 2014.


Thomas Brennan said...

Another disastrous outing from Domingo Tapia today...just 2 outs, a hit 4 more walks, 4 more runs.

A Steve Blass scenario?

Mack Ade said...

SS TJ Rivera exits game with a leg injury

Thomas Brennan said...

Darn shame fof TJ. Hopefully not too serious.Read the game recap...he was not mentioned, so maybe not bad.

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