Last night on the farm, Rafael Montero returned to Vegas, Savannah swept a double-header, and a trio of a-ball pitchers had fine outings.  Let’s take a look:

 

Salt Lake 3, Las Vegas 0

 

Rafael Montero lasted 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 5 hits with 3 walks and 3 strikeouts.  The 51s had just 3 hits.

 

Binghamton 5, Trenton 2

 

Greg Peavey had a nice outing, allowing 1 run on 4 hits over 7 innings, striking out 7 without any walks.  Cody Satterwhite tossed a scoreless 9th for his 8th save of the season.  Brian Burgamy hit 2 homeruns and drove in 4 runs.  Dustin Lawley doubled and hit his 18th homer of the season.  Dilson Herrera tripled, while Brandon Nimmo had the day off.

 

Tampa 4, St. Lucie 1

 

Luis Cessa took the loss after allowing 3 runs on 6 hits over 5.2 innings, striking out 6.  St. Lucie had just 5 hits, including a solo homer by L.J. Mazzilli.

 

Savannah 5, Lexington 0 (Game 1, 7 innings)

 

John Gant threw a 1-hitter, allowing just 1 walk and striking out 8.  Dominic Smith was 3 for 3 with 2 RBI’s.  Yeixon Ruiz, Matt Oberste, and Nelfi Zapata all had 2 hits; Ruiz hit a 2-run homer.

 

Savannah 3, Lexington 1 (Game 2, 7 innings)

 

Alex Panteliodis gave up 1 run over 6 innings to get the win and Akeel Morris pitched a scoreless 7th to get his 9th save of the season.  Dominic Smith was 1 for 2 with a walk and RBI.  The Gnats won with just 6 singles.

 

Brooklyn 6, Williamsport 0

 

Corey Oswalt threw a gem, going 7 innings and allowing just 2 hits and no walks, striking out 5.  Jhoan Urena was 2 for 5 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Michael Conforto, Michael Katz, and Michael Bernal all had 2 hits.  Amed Rosario was 1 for 4 with 2 runs.

 

Kingsport 7, Princeton 3

 

Andrew Church finally had a good outing, allowing 2 unearned runs over 6 innings, striking out 5.  Oswald Caraballo was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Pedro Perez was 2 for 3 with a 2-run homer.  Ivan Wilson had 3 hits, including a solo homer, as well as a stolen base.

 

As a bonus, I've done a mid-season update on the Mets top 10 pitching prospects that you can see HERE