Draft And Follow 7-1-09
- Rain cut short the GCL Mets game Tuesday afternoon after 7 1/2 innings, and the GCL Cardinals got the short end of the stick, losing 7-1. 2009 draftees Travis Ozga, Nelfi Zapata and Kurt Steinhauer saw action. 3B Ozga batted eighth and was 1 for 4 with a 7th inning RBI single. The catcher Zapata went 1 for 2 with a triple and a run scored from the fifth spot in the order. Steinhauer played RF and batted third. He finished the game 3 for 3 including a double and a 3rd inning RBI single. Currently the GCL Mets are 5-2, in first place in the East division. For more info check out the recap and box score.
- Happy news from Danville, Virginia. The Kingsport Mets stopped a six game losing streak with an 8-5 win over the Danville Braves. 5 members of the 2009 draft class took part. Darrell Ceciliani played CF and batted lead off, finishing 0 for 4 with a walk. 2B Ryan Mollica came into the game in the 4th inning and wound up 0 for 2. Ronald Harris batted third and played LF. With 2 outs in the 1st inning he tripled and scored. Later he walked and stole his 2nd base of the season, going 1 for 4 overall. 3B Joseph Bonfe finished 1 for 4 with 2 runs scored. Rounding out the class of '09 was DH John Semel, who was 1 for 3 with a 7th inning RBI single and 2 walks. See the box score and recap for more.
- Break out the brooms in Brooklyn. The Cyclones completed the 3 game sweep of the Hudson Valley Renegades, winning 3-1. 1B Sam Honeck batted third and was 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI on a 5th inning sacrifice fly. LF Alex Gregory went 1 for 4 from the sixth spot in the order. Nick Santomauro played RF and batted seventh, demonstrating a good eye by going 0 for 1 with 3 walks. That sums up the 2009 draftees. For the rest, see the box score, recap and game story (where this pic of Honeck came from).