Last Night on the Farm - 6/9/13
The Mets may have hit rock bottom, but the farm is still going strong. Here’s what happened Sunday afternoon: Las Vegas 7, Tacoma 1Carlos Torres went the distance for the second straight start, giving up 1 run on 2 hits over 9 innings, with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Wilmer Flores was 3 for 4 with an RBI. Brian Bixler was 2 for 4 with a double. Eric Campbell homered and drove in 2 runs and Brandon Hicks hit a grand slam. Josh Satin was 1 for 4 with a double on the eve of his promotion t the big leagues. Binghamton 5, Altoona 2Jacob deGrom continues to figure out AA, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits over 7 innings, but with the caveat of just 1 strikeout. Jack Leathersich and Jeff Walters each threw a scoreless inning. Allan Dykstra was 3 for 4 with a homer. Travis Taijeron was 2 for 4 with a homer and 4 RBI’s, as he is off to a hot start in AA. Alonzo Harris and Wilfredo Tovar both doubled. Cesar Puello went hitless. Jupiter 2, St. Lucie 1 (8 innings)A throwing error by Matt Reynolds brought in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 8th, as they were finally able to finish the second game of Friday’s double header. St. Lucie 4, Jupiter 1 (14 innings)Matt Bowman started and gave up 1 run in 6 innings on 6 hits and 3 walks with 4 strikeouts. T.J. Chism, Hamilton Bennett, and Carlos Vazquez each threw 2 shutout innings in relief. The game was tied at 1 for 5 innings before the Lucies finally broke through in the top of the 14th. Charley Thurber and Cam Maron each had 3 hits. Robbie Shields had 2 hits and an RBI. Matt Reynolds doubled to start the rally in the 14th. Rome 6, Savannah 3Luis Cessa threw 6 shutout innings, scattering 7 hits with no walks and 6 strikeouts. The bullpen then imploded with Hunter Carnevale giving up 2 runs and Bret Mitchell allowing 4 runs. Brandon Nimmo was 3 for 4 with a double, a walk, and an RBI. Jayce Boyd and Kevin Plawecki were a combined 1 for 8. Jeff Reynolds had 2 hits, including a double. Savannah is now tied with Charleston for the SAL Southern Division Lead, but they’ve played 4 more games than Charleston and so they technically trail by 2 games in the loss column.