Draft And Follow: 7-12-09 No No Edition
- The GCL Mets beat the GCL Nationals 1-0 Saturday, and 3 GCL Mets pitchers combined for a no-hitter. Salvador Aguilar started and pitched 1 perfect inning. Jhonathan Torres followed with 6 hitless innings, walking 2 while striking out 8. Torres (4-0) got the win. Marcos Tabata finished up with 2 perfect innings, striking out 2, and picking up his 2nd save. For more see the game story.
- 4 players selected in the 2009 draft participated in the historic game. Josh Dunn pinch hit in the 8th inning, grounding into an inning ending fielder's choice to go 0 for 1. He finished the game at 3B. CF ZeErika Hall and C Nelfi Zapata both went 0 for 3 with a walk. RF Cody Holliday singled with 2 outs in the 7th inning and came around to score the GCL Mets only run of the game, finishing the game 1 for 2. See the box score and recap for more.
- The Bristol Sox scored 6 runs in the top of the 9th inning to beat the Kingsport Mets 11-5. 2 pitchers drafted in 2009 took part. Thomas Chism threw 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, giving up 1 hit and 2 walks, and allowing 1 inherited runner to score. Brian Needham (1-1) pitched 2 2/3 innings, giving up those decisive 6 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks to get the loss. Representing the 2009 draft class on the offense, RF Darrell Ceciliani went 0 for 4. RF Kurt Steinhauer went 1 for 3 with a 4th inning RBI single. CF Ronald Harris went 2 for 3 with 2 singles and a run scored. 3B Ryan Mollica had a 5th inning RBI single, walked twice and scored a run to finish 1 for 2. See the box score and recap for more.
- The Staten Island Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones 6-0. Joseph Bonfe celebrated his promotion from Kingsport by coming in as a defensive replacement at 3B in the 8th inning. He grounded out to 3B in the bottom of the inning to go 0 for 1 at the plate in his Brooklyn debut. SS Robbie Shields was 0 for 3. LF Nick Santomauro went 1 for 4 with a 9th inning single, and 1B Alex Gregory finished 2 for 4 with 2 doubles giving him 6 on the season. For more see the box score, recap and game story.