Gulf Coast League
- The GCL Mets beat the GCL Astros 3-2 Saturday.Â 2 2009 draftees played.Â ZeErika Hall came on for defense in LF in the 9th inning but did not have a plate appearance.Â RF Chase Greene walked and scored in the 1st inning, singled in the 3rd and had an RBI single in the 7th to go 2 for 3.Â See the box score and recap for more.
- GCL Met pitcher Santiago Valdez has been suspended for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
- The Kingsport Mets beat the Bluefield Orioles 3-1 Saturday.Â 4 2009 draftees played.Â P Zachary Von Tersch (2-0) picked up the win with 2 innings of scoreless relief.Â Von Tersch allowed no hits or walks, and recorded 1 strikeout.Â CF Darrell Ceciliani and LF Ronald Harris were both 0 for 4.Â 3B Joseph Bonfe singled in the 1st and the 9th to go 2 for 4.Â See the box score and recap for more.
South Atlantic League
- The Savannah Sand Gnats beat the Rome Braves 7-4 Saturday.Â 2009 draftee Joseph August played both LF and RF defensively, and at the plate he had a 2-run double in the 2nd inning and came around to score, and also had an RBI fielder’s choice in the 3rd inning as part of his 1 for 4 game.Â For more see the box score and recap.
Due to some ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in my schedule, the “Draft & Follow” will be moving from it’s normal time slot at 11:00am.Â For the remainder of the minor league season it will be published in the late afternoon/early evening, so both of you who read it please look for it there.Â Thanks to all of you who’ve taken the time to check it out and “Lets Go Future Mets!”