Another fine nite in the Mets Minor Universe, except on Planet Lucie. Only 2 losses in 8 tilts.
STAR OF THE DAY: Gabe Ynoa in full control once again, and Dario Alvarez and Paul Sewald tossed 2 relief innings of perfection for Gabe, striking out all 6. And dazzling Matt Bowman, better than Ynoa tonite with a late 2 hit shutout!!.
HONORABLE MENTION: David Thompson, Pat Mazelka, Brook Conrad
Las Vegas (56-41) 4 - Fresno 0
Binghamton (52-43) 4 - New Britain 1
St Lucie (48-48) 0 - Charlotte 12
Savannah - DNP
Brooklyn (18-12) 3 - W. Va. 5
Kingsport (13-13) 5 - Pulaski 2
GCL Mets (15-11) 2 - Nationals 1
DSL METS 1 (23-21) 10 - Red Sox 7
DSL METS 2 (26-18) 5 - Marlins 3
Las Vegas sent Matt Bowman (and his 6-10, 5.53 record) to the mound against a tough Fresno team.
So: of course, Bowman's best start of the year, and probably of his whole career. SUPERB!!
Brook Conrad led Vegas hitters with 4-4 and a HR, and Wilfredo Tovar (3) and Zach Lutz (2) had 5 of their other 6 hits.
Binghamton's Gave Ynoa came into the game on a major roll of late. 7 innings of 5 hit, one run ball, and the roll continues. GREAT RELIEF - see Stars of Day above.
Cecchini and Mazzilli 2 hits each; L J aready has 14 doubles sine returning in early June.
Savannah Gnats are off this fine Tuesday.
Brooklyn's David Thompson went deep for the first time, one of his 2 hits, but rehabbing Chris Flexen got roughed up in relief for 4 runs in 3.1 IP & took the loss. Shake it off & move forward, Chris.
Kingsport's Nabil Crimatt (1-1, 2.63 prior to the game) started for the K Mets. He and relievers were solid, leading to the victory.
Pat Mazelka continues a phenomenal career start, going 2-4 with his 10th double in 25 games to go along with 4 HRs and 21 RBIs. Dash Winningham also had a double and single and is hitting a strong .286. Ivan Wilson struck out 2 more times, and is not progressing.
GCL Mets' Gabriel Llanes toiled for the GCMs today. He tossed 4 nice innings in a close 2-1 win.
11th round, 18 year old lefty Jake Simon threw well again, with 2 scoreless; in 4 relief appearances, totaling 5 IP, he has been very effective: 4 H, 0 BB, 5 K - impressive pro debut in 2015.
Grigorix Estevez threw the final 3 scoreless innings to secure the save and drop his ERA to 6.10.
Ali Sanchez (.371) drove in the first run, Ricardo Cespedes (.263) the second one.
DSL METS 1: the Mets squad rallied for 7 late runs to pull away.
DSL METS 2: two in the 10th provided the margin of victory. Familia improved to 5-3, 1.75 in relief.
GOAT: St Lucie's manager for letting his starter take an incredible beating.