Binghamton Mets 2015 Game Notes


Binghamton Mets (12-8) vs.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (12-9)
(Double-A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays)

RHP Gabriel Ynoa (1-1, 4.86) vs. LHP Matt Boyd (1-1, 1.31)

Friday, May 1, 2015  Game #21  Home Game #7
NYSEG Stadium   Binghamton, NY  7:05 PM

LAST GAME: The B-Mets won their fourth straight game, beating Portland 8-3 Wednesday night at Hadlock Field. The B-Mets hammered three home runs for the first time in 47 games. Josh Rodriguez hit his third of the year, and first on the road, to begin the scoring in the first inning. He drove in four runs in total, the most since July 26, 2012 with Buffalo (AAA). Jairo Perez added his first home run of the season and Aderlin Rodriguez hit his third. Adam Kolarek got the win in relief, tossing three scoreless innings. The bullpen allowed three baserunners over five scoreless innings. Binghamton was off Thursday.  

BINGHAMTON STARTERRHP Gabriel Ynoa makes his fourth start of the year and second consecutive against New Hampshire. Ynoa allowed six runs on 10 hits over 4.2 innings last time out, taking the loss. The hits and runs were season-highs, as it was the shortest outing of the year for the starter. The righty also surrendered his first two home runs of the season.Friday will be his second start at NYSEG stadium. The B-Mets have scored 15 runs in his three starts this season. 

NEW HAMPSHIRE STARTER: LHP Matt Boyd makes his fifth start of the season and second consecutive against Binghamton. The southpaw got the win last time out, holding the B-Mets to three runs and five hits over 6.1 innings. He struck out six. It will be Boyd’s second road start this season, as he tossed five no-hit innings at Harrisburg earlier this year. He has struck out six or more in all four starts. Opponents are hitting .129 against the lefty, who has held fellow lefthanders to two hits in 20 at-bats. Boyd allowed six runs in 1.2 innings pitched last year, in his lone career start at NYSEG Stadium.

LAST SERIES: New Hampshire took three of four from the B-Mets at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium last weekend. The Fisher Cats won the first three games, outscoring Binghamton 25-14, before the B-Mets took the series finale 3-0. The Fisher Cats batted .317 as a team during the series, hitting four home runs. The B-Mets hit .252 in the four games, smacking three home runs. Binghamton committed six errors, resulting in just one unearned run. Jared King hit his first two home runs of the season.  

SOUTHPAWS: The B-Mets are facing their fourth lefty starter this season and Boyd for the second time. Binghamton is 1-2 in the first three games against southpaws. The B-Mets are batting .247 against lefties this year, compared to .283 against righties. 15 of their 16 home runs have come against righty pitching. Binghamton averages a run every 12.7 at-bats against lefties, compared to 6.5 at-bats per run against righties.

SINCE RETURNING: Gavin Cecchini is 4-for-12 in three games back, after missing a week with groin soreness. The B-Mets have won all three games, after going 3-5 in his absence. Cecchini has committed four errors in the three games.

HITTING STREAK: Eudy Pina is currently riding an eight game hitting streak (4/20-Pres.), the longest for any B-Met this season. Pina is batting .355 (11-for-31) with three RBI during his streak. It’s his longest streak since a nine-gamer, July 26-August 4, 2014. Pina has recorded a hit in 13 of 14 starts this season.

ERRORS: Binghamton has committed an error in eight straight games and 14 of their last 15. The B-Mets are tied for the most errors in the league with 23.

SERIES OPENERS: Binghamton is 4-2 in series openers this season, winning four of their last five.


Mack's Mets © 2012