STAR OF THE DAY: TJ Rivera with a 4-5, 2 HR day
HONORABLE MENTION: Gavin Cecchini with 4 hits, and Marcos Molina for his stellar first game after rehab, Eusebio Arias for striking out 6 in 2 innings, and Savannah pitchers). Milton Ramos, too.
Las Vegas (65-51) - El Paso - late game in progress
Binghamton (63-51) 13 - Altoona 6
St Lucie (59-55) 3 - Ft Myers 1
Savannah (65-48) 3 - Rome 0
Brooklyn (25-25) 7 - Staten Island 10, 12 innings
Kingsport (24-23) 10 - Burlington 4
GCL Mets (25-19) 8 - Marlins 4
Las Vegas went with lefty Darin Gorski on the road in Reese Kaplan country in west Texas. Feels...6 runs in 5 innings for Mr.Gorski.
Binghamton's Seth Lugo looked to resume his dominant ways tonight. He didn't, but the pen sure did, with 4 hitless innings.
TJ Rivera (.341) went deep for his first B Met homer. He had his second homer, too, and a double, and a single. Awesome! The Cecchini hit machine (.320) added 4 hits as well. Brock Peterson went 3-5, with his 9th homer. Twelve runs in the last 4 innings!
St Lucie had rehab heaven tonight. David Wright played 3rd (hooray) and went 1-3. Plus two innings of 1 run ball from Rafael Montero (3 hits and a walk), and 4.2 scoreless from Marcos Molina. Hooray again!
Hepple and Regnault got the win and save with fine relief pitching.
Dominic Smith added double # 31 and a single (.311).
Savannah went with Corey Oswalt tonight, sporting an 8-4, 3.68 record and trying to reduce his hits allowed. Mission accomplished, as he won, and he and 2 relievers combined for a 2 hit shutout. Guillorme has heated up, with his 2 hits climbing him up to .308.
Brooklyn's very own Andrew Church hit the hill tonight. It hit him back as he gave up 6 runs. The Cyclones gave up 4 unearned runs, spoiling a solid offensive night highlighted by Vince Siena's 3 hits, pushing him back up to .301.
Kingsport slated Gabe Llanes for his first start after 17 innings in the GCL.7 innings, 5 hits, 3 runs, and 6 Is later, he had a Heck of a start. And let's hear it for Eusebio Arias, who struck out 6 in 2 innings relief.
Kingsport's Kevin Kaczmarski (.328) and Pat Mazelka (.355)combined for 5 hits, as their blazing hitting continued. Milton Ramos drove in 4 runs.
The GCL Mets team was scoring runs and stealing bases today in winning 8-4. Ali Sanchez got on base via 3 walks and a hit, and Yeffrey de Aza had hit and sits at .317. Yes, another 18 year old SS.
Jose Medina threw 4 solid innings, followed by 5 by Grigorix Estevez for the win. 9 hits and 11 walks for G Met hitters.
GOAT: Cyclone defense.