Stone Crabs cruise to 10-2 win over Mets

\PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (July 29, 2018) – The Charlotte Stone Crabs powered past the St. Lucie Mets 10-2 on Sunday at First Data Field.

Luis Carpio led off the first inning with a solo home run for the Mets but the lead did not last. Charlotte scored three runs in the third inning, four in the fourth inning and three more in the fifth inning.

Tristan Gray and Jake Fraley hit RBI doubles off of Mets starter Anthony Kay in the third inning to put the Stone Crabs up 2-1.

Robbie Tenerowicz clubbed a two-run double in the fourth to make it 5-1. The Crabs added two more runs in the frame, including one on a wild pitch.

Jeremy Vasquez hit a RBI double for the Mets in the home fourth to cut the deficit to 7-2.

After a 51 minute rain delay, Kevin Padlo hit the first pitch thrown for a three-run homer to up the Charlotte advantage to 10-2. The teams would go scoreless over the final three innings.

Carpio added a double and single to his day. He went 3 for 4 and finished a triple short of the cycle.

Mike Paez went 2 for 4 to extend his hitting streak to 10 games.

Padlo also wound up a triple shy of the cycle.

The Stone Crabs drew nine walks.

Jose Disla shut out the Mets for three innings after the rain delay to get the win.

Kay allowed six runs (five earned) over 3.1 innings and suffered the loss. It’s the first of his five starts that was not a quality start.

Charlotte took three of four in the series.


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