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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 7/26/15: No support for Binghamton's Rainy Lara in strong outing

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

Gordon Donovan

*All results from games played on Saturday, July 25, 2015

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (57-44)_______________________________________

RENO 8, LAS VEGAS 5 (Box)

Reno scored three runs in the eighth off Las Vegas relievers John Church and Chase Hutchingson to break a 5-5 tie that vaulted the Aces to an 8-5 win.

Luis Cessa started for the 51s and his struggles since being promoted to Triple-A continued. He allowed five earned runs over six innings and was victimized by the long ball twice, one of those a solo shot by former Met Nick Evans. Las Vegas outfielders Travis Taijeron and Cory Vaughn had nice performances at the plate. Taijeron homered twice, giving him 17 on the season, and had three RBI. Vaughn went 3-for-5 with a double and RBI.

  • 2B Dilson Herrera: 1-4, R, BB, 2 K
  • CF Cory Vaughn: 3-5, 2B, RBI, E
  • 1B Brooks Conrad: 0-5, 2 K
  • 3B Zach Lutz: 0-4, BB, 2 K
  • LF Brandon Allen: 1-4, R, 2B, K
  • RF Travis Taijeron: 2-3, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI, BB
  • Dan Rohlfing: 1-4, K
  • SS Wilfredo Tovar: 1-4, R, SB
  • Luis Cessa: 1-2, 2B
  • PH Johnny Monell: 1-1, SB
  • PH Jayce Boyd: 0-1
  • Luis Cessa: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
  • Double-A - Binghamton Mets (54-45)_____________________________________

    TRENTON 3, BINGHAMTON 0 (Box)

    Binghamton starter Rainy Lara pitched well, but was overshadowed by Trenton's Brady Lail, who fired a two-hit shutout in the Thunder's 3-0 victory. Lara matched zeroes on the scoreboard until the sixth, when he was touched for three runs, the big blow coming on a two-run home run by Mark Payton.

    The B-Mets managed just two singles off Lail, one from Gavin Cecchini and the other from the rehabbing Travis d'Arnaud, who finished 1-for-3 on the night, and picked a runner off first base while catching five innings.

  • SS Gavin Cecchini: 1-4, K
  • Travis d'Arnaud: 1-3
  • Xorge Carrillo: 0-1
  • CF Brandon Nimmo: 0-3
  • 1B Brock Peterson: 0-3
  • 3B Josh Rodriguez: 0-3
  • LF Joe Benson: 0-2, BB, K
  • 2B L.J. Mazzilli: 0-3
  • DH Jonathan Galvez: 0-3, K
  • RF Jared King: 0-3, K
  • Rainy Lara: 8.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
  • Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (49-49 / 14-14)_____________________________________

    GAME ONE- ST. LUCIE 5, BREVARD COUNTY 1 (Box)

    St. Lucie and Brevard County completed their game that was suspended by rain on Thursday, with the Mets coming out on top 5-1. Designated hitter Matt Oberste had RBI singles in the first, third, and fifth innings to pace the offense. Logan Taylor picked up the win as he entered the game in the second inning and went five innings, allowing no runs on a lone hit. Taylor walked four and struck out three.

    GAME TWO- BREVARD COUNTY 6, ST. LUCIE 4 (Box)

    Miller Diaz was given a four-run first inning from the St. Lucie offense, but couldn't hold it as Brevard County rallied for a 6-4 win to earn a split of the evening's games.

    St. Lucie got on the scoreboard first thanks to an RBI single from Dominic Smith that scored Yeixon Ruiz. Maikis De La Cruz then singled, and Game 1 hero Matt Oberste continued his big night with a two-run double. The Mets went up 4-0 when Stefan Sabol singled home Oberste.

    Diaz nearly gave all the runs back in the bottom of the inning as he gave up two walks, two singles, and hit a batter, allowing Brevard County to close the deficit to 4-3. The lead was gone by the bottom of the fifth after Diaz allowed the go-ahead, two-run home run to Manatees' third baseman Taylor Brennan.

  • 2B Yeixon Ruiz: 1-4, R, K
  • SS Jeff McNeil: 1-3, E
  • 1B Dominic Smith: 2-3, R, RBI
  • RF Maikis De La Cruz: 1-3, R, K
  • DH Matt Oberste: 2-3, R, 2B, 2 RBI, K
  • LF Stefan Sabol: 1-3, RBI, K
  • 3B Phillip Evans: 0-3, E
  • Lednier Ricardo: 0-3, 3 K
  • CF Champ Stuart: 0-3
  • Miller Diaz: 4.2 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
  • Mike Hepple: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 0 K
  • Low-A - Savannah Sand Gnats (51-47 / 12-16)__________________________________

    GREENSBORO 5, SAVANNAH 4 (Box)

    The Sand Gnats got home runs from Michael Katz and Tyler Moore, but it wasn't enough as they fell 5-4 to Greensboro. Savannah starter Ricky Knapp took the loss and was bit by the home run bug three times as the Grasshoppers scored five runs in his six innings of work.

  • 2B Jonathan Johnson: 0-4, BB, 2 K
  • SS Luis Guillorme: 0-4, R, BB, 2 K
  • DH Eudor Garcia: 1-5, R
  • 1B Michael Katz: 1-5, R, HR, 2 RBI, 2 K, E
  • RF John Mora: 1-5, 2 K
  • 3B Jean Rodriguez: 1-4, BB, K, SB
  • Tyler Moore: 1-4, R, HR, RBI
  • LF Vicente Lupo: 1-2, BB, K
  • CF Patrick Biondi: 0-3, BB
  • Ricky Knapp: 6.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
  • SS-A - Brooklyn Cyclones (19-15)_______________________________________

    BROOKLYN 2, MAHONING VALLEY 1 (Box)

    Brooklyn rode a strong start from Gaby Almonte to a 2-1 win over Mahoning Valley. Almonte was strong, allowing no runs on five hits in six innings, striking out five and walking three. the Cyclones managed their only runs in the fourth, when they loaded the bases with no outs. Henglebert Rojas and Zach Mathieu followed with back-to-back sacrifice flies, providing all the offense they would need with Almonte shutting down the Scrappers.

  • CF Tucker Tharp: 0-3, 2 K
  • 3B William Fulmer: 1-3, R
  • 2B Vincent Siena: 0-4, R, K
  • DH Brandon Brosher: 0-2, 2 BB, K
  • RF Hengelbert Rojas: 0-3, RBI, K
  • 1B Zach Mathieu: 0-3, RBI, K
  • Manuel Hilario: 0-4
  • LF Oswald Caraballo: 0-3, E
  • SS Alfredo Reyes: 1-3
  • Gaby Almonte: 6.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
  • Rookie - Kingsport Mets (15-15)__________________________

    ELIZABETHTON 5, KINGSPORT 3 (Box)

  • LF Kevin Kaczmarski: 1-4, K
  • DH Luis Carpio: 1-4, R, 2 K
  • 1B Dash Winningham: 0-3, K
  • Patrick Mazeika: 0-4, E
  • 2B Luis Ortega: 1-4, R, RBI, K
  • CF Ivan Wilson: 1-4, R, 2B
  • RF Arnaldo Berrios: 1-3, RBI, 2 K
  • 3B Gregory Valencia: 1-3, 2B, E
  • SS Dale Burdick: 0-3, 3 K
  • Darwin Ramos: 4.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
  • Eucebio Arias: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Seth Davis: 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Rookie - GCL Mets (16-14)__________________________

    GCL MARLINS 3, GCL METS 1  (Box)

    Not much to mention other than Ali Sanchez continuing to rake Rookie Ball. The Mets catcher singled in the only run and his average now sits at .354.

  • CF Ricardo Cespedes: 1-3, SB
  • 1B Dionis Paulino: 1-3, R, 2B, K
  • Ali Sanchez: 1-3, RBI
  • RF Jose Miguel Medina: 0-3, K
  • LF Will Barring: 0-3, K
  • DH Kenneth Bautista: 0-3
  • SS Milton Ramos: 1-2
  • 3B Franklin Correa: 0-2, 2 K
  • 2B Cecilio Aybar: 0-2, K
  • Ronald Guedez: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
  • Luis Carreno: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

  • Star of the Night

    Matt Oberste

    Goat of the Night

    Miller Diaz