Last Night on the Farm - 5/8/12
Last night on the farm, Matt Harvey pitched well, the B-Mets gave up no earned runs and lost, and the Lucies suffered a rare loss. Let’s take a closer look: Buffalo 3, Gwinnett 0 Matt Harvey pitched 6 shutout innings against the Braves. He struck out 5 while letting up 5 hits and 3 walks. Jack Egbert and Fernando Cabrera finished the shutout for the Bisons. The Herd managed just 5 hits, but that included an Omar Quintanilla homer. Zach Lutz was 1 for 3 with an RBI in his first start in nearly a week. Harvey was 0-2, dropping his average to .333. New Britain 4, Binghamton 3 Mark Cohoon pitched a gem, giving up just 1 unearned run on 4 hits in 6 innings. Brad Holt helped with 2 shutout innings of his own, but with Robert Carson pitching in the 9th a Jefry Marte opened the door for 3 unearned runs to score, costing the B-Mets the game. All 4 runs given up were unearned. At the plate, Matt Den Dekker and Juan Lagares had 2 hits each. Lagares, Josh Rodriguez, and Reese Havens all doubled. Brevard County 3, St. Lucie 2 Erik Goeddel had 1 tough innings and took the loss as a result. He ended up going 5 innings, giving up 3 runs on 6 hits with just 2 strikeouts. For the second straight game Wilmer Flores had 3 hits, including a double and 2 RBI’s. Blake Forsythe and Rafael Fernandez had 2 hits each. Cory Vaughn had the day off after a few hitless games. Savannah 6, Lakewood 1 Alex Panteliodis had another good start, albeit an abbreviated one. He lasted only 4 innings, but gave up just 1 run. Jeffrey Walters and Jack Leathersich both pitched 2 scoreless innings each. The Gnats pen pitched 5 no hit innings. Walters has allowed no runs and just 5 hits in his first 10.1 innings this year while Leathersich has allowed 3 runs (1 earned) in 19 innings while striking out 27. After a few off nights Travia Taijeron got back on track, going 2 for 2 with a double and 2 walks. Taijeron, Harrison, and Brown all had 2 hits, including a double. Harrison also added a homer.