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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 6/28/15: Casey Meisner dazzles in St. Lucie debut

Catch up on all of the Mets prospects in yesterday’s minor league action!


*All results from games played on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (44-32)_______________________________________


Anthony Recker had four hits, including two home runs, and three RBI to lead Las Vegas past Sacramento. Cory Vaughn and T.J. Rivera also homered in support of 51s starter Darin Gorski, who allowed one run on five hits and three walks over five and two-thirds innings in earning his fifth victory on the year.

  • 2B Danny Muno: 1-4, K
  • SS Wilfredo Tovar: 0-4
  • 3B T.J. Rivera: 1-3, R, HR, RBI
  • RF Travis Taijeron: 2-4, R, 3B, RBI, K
  • *REHAB ALERT* RHP Vic Black: 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB

Double-A - Binghamton Mets (37-36)_____________________________________


Gabriel Ynoa fired a complete game, but ended up the tough-luck loser as Binghamton's bats went silent in a 3-0 loss to Akron. Ynoa threw just 87 pitches, allowing three runs (one earned) on eight hits. Akron added two unearned runs against Ynoa in the seventh inning following an error by third baseman Dustin Lawley. Ynoa  fanned five and walked none, but was overshadowed by Akron starter Adam Plutko who allowed just three hits in seven shutout innings.

  • CF Brandon Nimmo: 0-4, 2 K
  • LF Michael Conforto: 0-4, K
  • 2B L.J. Mazzilli: 0-3, BB, 2 K
  • RHP Gabriel Ynoa: 8 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (37-36)_____________________________________

ST. LUCIE 3, TAMPA 1 (Box)

Casey Meisner made a very successful debut for St. Lucie in a 3-1 win over Tampa. Meisner picked up the win by tossing seven innings, allowing just one earned run on three hits while striking out six. He was 7-2 with a 2.13 ERA in twelve starts for Savannah before earning the promotion.

A rehabbing Daniel Murphy collected two hits, two RBI, and played the entire game at third base. Jeff McNeil added two hits and raised his season average to .339.

  • SS Amed Rosario: 1-4, R
  • 1B Dom Smith: 0-3, BB
  • OF Champ Stuart: 0-1
  • 2B Jeff McNeil: 2-4, R, BB
  • *REHAB ALERT* 3B Daniel Murphy: 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
  • RHP Casey Meisner: 7 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, BB, 6 K

Low-A - Savannah Sand Gnats (39-33)__________________________________

Postponed (Rain)

Short season-A - Brooklyn Cyclones (5-3)__________________________________

Postponed (Rain)

Rookie - Kingsport Mets (3-2)__________________________________


Rapheal Ramirez hit a walk-off, bases-clearing triple to cap a wild ninth inning in Kingsport's 5-4 win over Bluefield.

Bluefield had managed just one hit as they entered the ninth inning trailing 1-0, but Mets 2015 tenth-round pick Witt Haggard had quite a wild professional debut. He struck out his first batter, then walked the next two. Haggard got a ground ball for the second out, but then loaded the bases with another walk, and walked in the tying run. He was lifted and replaced by Joe Shaw, who immediately gave up a three-run double to DJ McKnight, putting Bluefield ahead 4-1.

Kingsport's rally in the bottom of the ninth began with Kevin Kaczmarski's one-out double. Arnaldo Berrios was then hit by a pitch and pinch hitter Darryl Knight walked to load the bases. Dionus Rodriguez then walked to score Kaczmarski which cut the lead to 4-2. With the bases still jammed, Ramirez clubbed a triple to center field that brought everyone home, with Rodriguez crossing the plate as the winning run.

The ninth-inning fireworks overshadowed a strong effort from Kingsport starter Darwin Ramos, who permitted just one hit in six innings. He struck out five and walked one batter.

  • 1B Dash Winningham: 1-4
  • CF Rapheal Ramirez: 1-5, 3B, 3 RBI, 2 K
  • C Patrick Mazeika: 1-4, K
  • SS Milton Ramos: 0-4, R
  • LF Kevin Kaczmarski: 2-4, R, 2 2B,
  • RHP Darwin Ramos: 6 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 5 K
  • RHP Witt Haggard: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 4 ER, 4 BB, K

Star of the Night

Casey Meisner

Goat of the Night

Witt Haggard