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Mets Daily Prospect Report: Ynoa, Conforto highlight flawless day on the farm

While the big club dropped another game to the Braves, the Mets' minor league clubs picked up the slack, posting victories at all four levels.

Gabriel Ynoa
Gabriel Ynoa
Chris McShane

All four Mets affiliates won yesterday thanks to solid starts from Gabriel Ynoa, Marcos Molina, Casey Meisner, and Darin Gorski. 2014 first-round pick Michael Conforto launched his first home run in a St. Lucie uniform as part of a lovely day across Mets Minorsville.

*All results from games played on Saturday, April 11st, 2015

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51's (1-2)_______________________________________


The 51s found their offense and picked up their first win of the season 7-2 over the Fresno Grizzlies, thanks to home runs from Brandon Allen, Darrell Ceciliani, and Alex Castellanos. Darin Gorski started and picked up the win by tossing five innings, allowing just two hits and two unearned runs. He struck out five but also showed a touch of wildness with five walks. Relievers Scott Rice, Zach Thornton, and John Church combined on four shutout frames to close out the victory.

  • OF Darrell Ceciliani, 1-3, R, HR, RBI, BB
  • 1B Brandon Allen, 2-3, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB
  • 2B Daniel Muno, 2-5, RBI
  • C Kevin Plawecki, 0-5
  • DH Alex Castellanos, 2-5, 2 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, K
  • SS Matt Reynolds, 0-5, K
  • LHP Darin Gorski, 5 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 5 K, 5 BB
  • RHP Zack Thornton, 2 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, K
  • LHP Scott Rice, 1 IP, 0 ER, 0 H, BB
  • Double-A - Binghamton Mets (2-1)_____________________________________


    Gabriel Ynoa scattered five hits over seven scoreless innings, walking none and striking out three, to lead the B-Mets to a 2-0 win over Akron. Gavin Cecchini had a flawless day at the plate, going two-for-two with two walks, an RBI, and a run scored.

  • LF Jayce Boyd, 0-4, K
  • 3B Dustin Lawley, 0-3, R, K
  • 1B Aderlin Rodriguez, 1-4, 2 K
  • CF Brandon Nimmo, 0-4, BB
  • SS Gavin Cecchini, 2-2, R, RBI, 2 BB
  • RHP Gabriel Ynoa, 7 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 3 K, 0 BB
  • Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (3-0)_____________________________________

    ST. LUCIE 3, BRADENTON 2 (Box)

    Michael Conforto belted a go-ahead, two-out, two-run home run in the 8th inning, propelling St. Lucie to a 3-2 win over Bradenton. Starter Marcos Molina went six innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits, while striking out six and walking one.

  • CF Champ Stuart, 1-2, R, RBI, 2 BB
  • LF Michael Conforto, 1-3, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • RF Victor Cruzado, 1-2, BB
  • 1B Dominic Smith, 0-4, K
  • 2B Jeff McNeil, 1-4, K
  • SS Amed Rosario, 0-4, 2 K
  • 3B Jhoan Urena, 1-4, R, SB
  • RHP Marcos Molina, 6 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 6 K, BB
  • Low-A - Savannah Sand Gnats (1-2)__________________________________


    The Sand Gnats pounded out 16 hits behind starter Casey Meisner en route to an 11-4 victory over the West Virginia Power. Stefan Sabol and John Mora led the charge on offense with three hits each. Sabol kick-started Savannah's scoreboard pyrotechnics with his first inning, two-run homer. He finished with four RBI on the day.

  • RF Wuilmer Becerra, 2-5, 2B, RBI, BB, SB
  • CF John Mora, 3-5, R, BB
  • SS Stefan Sabol, 3-5, R, HR, 4 RBI, 2 K
  • SS Luis Guillorme, 2-4, R, 2 RBI, 2 BB, K
  • 3B Pedro Perez, 0-4, R, BB, 2 K, E
  • C Tomas Nido, 2-5, R , 2B
  • RHP Casey Meisner, 5 IP, 2 ER, 6 H, 4 K, 3 BB
  • Star of the Night

    Co-champs, thanks to Ynoa's stellar start and Conforto's late-inning heroics.

    Goat of the Night

    Not a lot of terrible to report when you win four games, but Brandon Nimmo went 0-for-4 and remains hitless, twelve at-bats into the young season.