Unlike the Mets, most of the teams on the farm had no trouble scoring runs last night. Let’s have a look:
Las Vegas 21, El Paso 9
This one got out of control early, as the 51s scored 7 runs in the 1st inning and scored at least 1 run in the first 7 innings. Eric Campbell was 4 for 5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI’s. Allan Dykstra was 4 for 4 with 2 doubles, a homer, and 5 RBI’s. Matt den Dekker was 3 for 4 with a triple, homer, and 5 RBI’s. Wilmer Flores was 2 for 7 with 2 RBI’s. Cesar Puello was 3 for 7 with 4 runs scored. Las Vegas had 21 runs on 21 hits. For the second time in three days, Jeff Francoeur pitched in relief for El Paso.
Portland 5, Binghamton 3 (11 innings)
Hansel Robles struck out 5 in 4.2 innings, but he also walked 7, allowing 3 runs on 4 hits. Cody Satterwhite struck out 4 in 2.1 scoreless innings, John Church struck out the side in the 8th and Chase Bradford threw 2 shutout innings before Jon Velasquez let up a 2-run homer in the 11th. The B-Mets collected 11 hits, including 2 each from Kevin Plawecki and Kyle Johnson.
St. Lucie 6, Palm Beach 5 (12 innings)
Matt Koch let up 4 runs in the 1st inning, although only 2 were earned, but he settled down after that and lasted 5 innings, striking out 3 and walking none. Julian Hilario and Beck Wheeler both threw 2 shutout innings, and Randy Fontanez got the win after throwing a scoreless 12th inning. Phillip Evans singled home Eudy pina in the bottom of the 12th to win the game. Evans was 3 for 5 with a homer and 3 RBI’s. Dilson Herrera also had 3 hits. T.J. Rivera was 2 for 6 with a homer and 3 RBI’s. Brandon Nimmo was 1 for 4 with 2 walks.
Delmarva 4, Savannah 1
Kevin McGowan let up 4 runs on 7 hits over 4.1 innings, walking 3 and striking out 5. Dario Alvarez followed with 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out 6 and allowing 1 hit. The Gnats had just 7 singles; 2 coming from L.J. Mazzilli. Gavin Cecchini was 1 for 3 with a walk. Dominic Smith was 0 for 2 with 2 walks.