Last Night on the Farm - 5/29/13
While the Mets were pounding out hits in the Bronx, so too did the guys on the farm. Let’s have a look: Las Vegas 7, Reno 1Carlos Torres pitched well, striking out 7 and giving up just 1 run on 3 hits over 6.2 innings. Gonzalez Germen and Greg Peavey combined for the final 2.1 innings, allowing just 2 hits. Josh Satin was 4 for 5 with 4 RBI’s. Brandon Hicks was 2 for 3 with a triple after replacing Omar Quintanilla midway through the game, as Q probably needed to catch the red eye to New York. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Collin Cowgill, Wilmer Flores, and Reese Havens all doubled. Altoona 8, Binghamton 4The B-Mets put up a 4-spot in the 1st inning against top prospect Jameson Taillon, but they couldn’t do anything after that. Allan Dykstra hit a 3-run homer. Cory Vaughn was 2 for 4 and stole a base. Mark Cohoon let up 4 runs in 5 innings, but did strike out 6. Chase Huchingson took the loss after giving up an unearned run. Shaun Teufel gave up 2 runs on 1 hit and 3 walks. Jupiter 4, St. Lucie 1This game was continued from the previous day when Noah Syndergaard retired the first 7 batters of the game. Jim Fuller replaced Syndergaard, and allowed 1 run in 3.2 innings. Jeurys Familia gave up a run in his 1 inning of work and took the loss. Travis Taijeron doubled and Matt Reynolds tripled, but just 5 total hits for the Lucies. St. Lucie 7, Jupiter 4 (7 innings)Alex Panteliodis gave up 3 unearned runs in 5 innings and got the win. Hamilton Bennett threw a scoreless inning and T.J. Chism got the final 2 outs to get the save. Dustin Lawley was 2 for 4 with a double, a homer, and 3 RBI’s. Robbie Shields was 3 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Jonathan Clark, Travis Taijeron, and Gilbert Gomez had 2 hits each. Greenville 5, Savannah 1Robert Gsellman allowed 5 runs on 10 hits in 6 innings, taking the loss. Both Tyler Vanderheiden and Tim Peterson struck out 2 in a scoreless inning of relief. The Gnats managed just 5 singles. Brandon Nimmo was 0 for 2 with 2 walks.