Last Night on the Farm - 7/29/13
Another night on the farm, another 2 shutouts by Mets pitchers, another rehab outing for Travis d’Arnaud and Lucas Duda, and another night full of wins. Let’s check it out: Las Vegas 8, Sacramento 3 (Game 1, 7 innings)Matt Fox had a nice outing, giving up 1 run in 5 innings. Matt den Dekker was 2 for 3 with a triple and 3 RBI’s. Francisco Pena doubled. Wilmer Flores was 1 for 4 with 2 RBI’s, playing second base. Las Vegas 10, Sacramento 4 (Game 2, 7 innings)Once again, plenty of offense from the 51s. Jamie Hoffman was 3 for 4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s. Wilmer Flores was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI’s. Zach Lutz and Matt den Dekker had 2 hits each. Jordany Valdespin hit a 3-run homer. Kirk Nieuwenhuis was 1 for 4 with a double. St. Lucie 5, Tampa 4Rainy Lara allowed 2 runs on 8 hits over 7 innings, with no walks and 3 strikeouts. T.J. Chism blew the save, but the Mets scored 2 runs on an error in the bottom of the 9th to win the game. Lucas Duda was 1 for 4 with a double and RBI, playing left field. Kyle Johnson, T.J. Rivera, Kevin Plawecki, and Robbie Shields all had doubles. Ashville 5, Savannah 4Jake Kuebler let up 3 runs in 5 innings, striking out 3, but Hunter Carnevale blew the save and took the loss, giving up 2 runs in the 7th. Maikis De La Cruz and Eudy Pina had 2 hits each. Stefan Sabol hit his 8th homer of the season. Brandon Nimmo was 1 for 5 with a double and 2 strikeouts. Brooklyn 4, Hudson Valley 0Carlos Valdez threw 6 shutout innings, allowing just 4 hits. Akeel Morris threw 3 shutout innings to get the save; Morris still hasn’t allowed any earned runs in 22 innings. L.J. Mazzilli, Matt Oberste, and James Roche all had 2 hits each. Gavin Cecchini was 0 for 4. Kingsport 4, Elizabethton 0Martires Arias struck out 7 in 7 shutout innings, allowing 4 hits and 2 walks. Jeff McNeil was 3 for 3 with a double. Yeixon Ruiz and Joe Tuschak had 2 hits each. GCL Cardinals 5, GCL Mets 2Travis d’Arnaud was 0 for 3 with a strikeout; he caught just 4 innings, but he threw out an attempted base stealer. Jean Rodriguez was 3 for 4 with a double. Vicente Lupo struck out 3 times, but he also hit his 3rd homer of the season.