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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 6/21/15: Nimmo, Mazzilli get four hits each, but Bingo strands 13 in 5-4 loss

Ricky Knapp and Savannah were the lone winners in a rough night across the Mets' minor leagues.

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*All results from games played on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (39-31)_______________________________________


Anthony Recker and Alex Castellanos homered for the 51s, but that was all the offense they could muster in a 7-2 loss to Fresno. Darin Gorski started for Las Vegas and didn't survive the fifth inning, allowing six runs in 4.1 innings.

  • SS Wilfredo Tovar: 1-4, K
  • LF Jayce Boyd: 2-4, 2B

Double-A - Binghamton Mets (35-32)_____________________________________


Binghamton pounded out 16 hits, but went 2-for-15 with runners in scoring position in a 5-4 loss to New Hampshire. Brandon Nimmo and L.J. Mazzilli led the way with four hits each. Binghamton had a final chance to even things up in the ninth with a runner at third and one out, but Xorge Carillo popped out and Aderlin Rodriguez struck out to end the comeback attempt.

Akeel Morris made his Binghamton debut—after a very rough major league cameo with the Mets against Toronto—and threw a scoreless inning.

  • CF Brandon Nimmo: 4-5, R, RBI, K
  • SS Gavin Cecchini: 1-4, BB
  • 2B L.J. Mazzilli: 4-5, R, 2B
  • LF Michael Conforto: 0-4, BB, 2 K
  • RHP Akeel Morris: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (34-33)_____________________________________

No game scheduled. FSL All-star break.

Low-A - Savannah Sand Gnats (38-31)__________________________________


Ricky Knapp combined with Jimmy Duff and David Roseboom to help Savannah shut out Augusta 1-0. The Sand Gnats managed the only run of the game thanks to a couple of Augusta errors in the fifth. Adrian Abreu reached on an error by shortstop Jeremy Sy and came around to score on a single by Luis Guillorme and an error from left fielder Andrew Cain.

Knapp pitched into the eighth, allowing just five hits and recorded eight strikeouts. David Roseboom struck out the side in the ninth for his eighth save of the season.

  • RF Wuilmer Becerra: 1-4, K
  • SS Luis Guillorme: 3-4
  • 3B Eudor Garcia: 0-4, K
  • RHP Ricky Knapp: 7.2 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, BB, 8 K
  • David Roseboom: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 3 K

Short Season-A - Brooklyn Cyclones (1-1)__________________________________


Brooklyn starter Gaby Almonte was knocked around early for eight runs (six earned) in the first three innings by Staten Island and the Cyclones never recovered in an 8-3 loss. Left fielder Enmanuel Zabala singled and scored twice to lead the Cyclones' offense in defeat.

  • LF Enmanuel Zabala: 2-4, 2 R, K
  • 2B Vincent Siena: 1-3, BB
  • 3B Pedro Perez: 0-3

Star of the Night

Ricky Knapp.

Goat of the Night

Michael Conforto. Hitless in four at-bats and stranded six runners on base.