The Kingsport Mets beat the Burlington Royals 6-4 Monday. 4 2009 draftees played for the K-Mets. C John Freeman walked and scored in the 4th, and walked in the 5th as part of his 0 for 2 game. 3B Joseph Bonfe walked in the 2nd and singled and scored in the 4th to go 1 for 3. LF Ronald Harris singled in the 1st, then in the 5th he reached on an error, stole his 10th base of the season and later scored to go 1 for 4. RF Kurt Steinhauer hit a 2-run double in the 4th to go 1 for 4. See the box score and recap for more.
Due either to a scheduled day off, weather or managerial decision, none of the other 2009 draftees played yesterday.In Minor League news, Mets general manager Omar Minaya visited Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo yesterday to speak with the media prior to the Bisons doubleheader. The Buffalo Newshas an informative article about that visit. Here's the first paragraph as a teaser:
"New York Mets General Manager Omar Minaya visited Coca-Cola Field on Monday and quickly agreed with the prevailing opinion of fans who've been to the ballpark all summer: The Buffalo Bisons' 2009 season has been simply unacceptable."
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