Last Night on the Farm - 7/9/13
Another night on the farm, and another 3 or 4 quality pitching prospects take the mound for the Mets, just par for the course. Let’s take a look: Las Vegas 8, Salt Lake 5Jacob deGrom scattered 8 hits, but allowed just 2 runs over 6 innings with 1 walk and 4 strikeouts. Rob Carson got the final 5 outs and allowed an unearned run to get the save, striking out 2. Wilmer Flores was 2 for 5 with a double and RBI. Mike Baxter was 2 for 4 with a triple. Rylan Sandoval had 3 hits and 2 RBI’s. Ruben Tejada was 1 for 3 with 1 RBI and 1 walk. Matt den Dekker was hitless once again. Charlotte 5, St. Lucie 1Domingo Tapia was untouchable for 6 innings, allowing 1 unearned run on 2 hits with no walks and 7 strikeouts, but things fell apart in the 7th as he gave up 3 runs on 2 hits and a walk while recording just 2 outs. Tapia took the loss, falling to 2-5 on the season with a 3.79 ERA. Dustin Lawley hit a solo homer to give the Lucies their only run of the game. Savannah 8, Augusta 1Gabriel Ynoa notched his 10th win of the season with 6.2 scoreless innings, allowing 6 hits and 1 walk with 5 strikeouts. Maikis De La Cruz was 3 for 5 with a doule. Cole Frenzel was 2 for 4 with a triple and 3 RBI’s. Eudy Pina homered and drove in 3 runs. Brandon Nimmo was 1 for 3 with a walk, strikeout, and 2 runs scored; he was also named Savannah’s defensive player of the month for June. Every starter had at least 1 hit. Lowell 5, Brooklyn 2Carlos Valdez started and let up 4 runs over 4.2 innings, walking 4 and striking out 1. Akeel Morris pitched the final 4 innings, allowing 1 unearned run on 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 4. Ismael Tijerina and Jorge Rivero both had 2 hits, including a double. Matt Oberste also doubled, but he’s cooled off considerably after a hot start. Gavin Cecchini has officially been placed on the disabled list. Kingsport 3, Greeneville 2Robert Whalen surrendered just 1 unearned run over 6 innings on 3 hits and 2 walks, striking out 6. Jeff Diehl hit his 3rd homer of the season. Michael Bernal had 2 hits and 1 RBI. DSL Mets1 4, DSL Tigers 318-year old Jose Mendez threw 5 innings, allowing 1 unearned run. Just 3 hits for the Mets, including a double by Franklin Correa.