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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 8/23/16: Good hitting, good pitching, good times

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

Gabriel Ynoa

*All results from games played on Monday, August 22, 2016

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (61-69)


Maybe the promotion of former teammate Rob Gsellman got Gabriel Ynoa hot, because the Dominican control-artist pitched a masterful game, spinning eight innings of three-hit, no run ball. He was at 96 pitches for the night when the ninth rolled around, so Wally Backman lifted him for Josh Edgin, who promptly allowed two runs to score, breaking up the shutout. Edgin faced six batters, retiring only two batters, and was replaced by Paul Sewald, who notched that last out and finished things off. On the offensive side of things, Travis Taijeron plated Las Vegas’ first two runs with a two-run homer in the second. Kevin Plawecki drove in a run in the sixth, Michael Conforto hit a solo homer in the eighth, and Plawecki scored a run on a wild pitch.

Double-A - Binghamton Mets (59-67)


The B-Mets scored four runs early, and held on the beat the Yard Goats 6-3. In the bottom of the first, they got on the board thanks to a Dom Smith sac fly and a pair of Hartford errors that allowed Amed Rosario to score from second after stealing the base. Smith and Rosario were in the middle of the runs Binghamton scored in the bottom of the third as well, with both of them launching solo home runs, Rosario into left and Smith into right. Tim Peterson pitched the eighth and allowed three runs, but Binghamton quickly recouped some of those runs, scoring twice in the bottom of the inning. David Roseboom pitched the ninth, and notched his twelfth save with the team. Rafael Montero, who got that start, looked solid, tossing seven scoreless innings. He allowed five hits, walked two, and struck out six. His Game Score of 74 is the second time in the past month he reached a number that high, previously pitching a game with a score of 75 on July 25.

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (65-57 / 30-25)


Low-A - Columbia Fireflies (59-68 / 23-34)


Columbia dug themselves into an unescapable hole in the second half of their debut season, but good for them, winning five games in a row against the (formerly, thanks to the Colaflies) first place Augusta GreenJackets. Columbia scored three in the bottom of the first and three in the bottom of the second, giving them a big six-run lead early on. Gaby Almonte faltered near the end of his six innings, allowing a run in the fifth and three more in the sixth, but Witt Haggard and Johnny Magliozzi were able to stave off a late-inning comeback.

Short-A – Brooklyn Cyclones (31-31)


Their four-game sweep by the Lowell Spinners complete, the Brooklyn Cyclones now find themselves at the .500 mark. Merandy Gonzalez, for the second time in his last three starts, was pulled from the game early, recording only two outs. He didn’t get off to the best start, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits, and as such, his pitch count got high enough that he reached the pitch-per-inning limit that the organization does not let its young pitchers surpass. Dillon Becker allowed four runs (two earned) in two innings, but the rest of relievers that pitched were solid enough. The Brooklyn offense was held scoreless for most of the night, their lone run coming in the top of the first on a Colby Woodmansee force out at second that allowed Gene Cone to score. The newly promoted Luis Carpio DH’ed and went 0-4 with two strikeouts in his debut with the ‘clones.

Rookie – Kingsport Mets (19-38)



Johnson City had a big inning in the first, plating four runs. That early bulge would prove more than enough, but they tacked on an additional run in the third as well. Kingsport got on the board in the fifth, thanks to back-to-back doubles by Cecilio Ayabar and Ian Strom, and scored one more run in the sixth thanks to an error, but reliever Estarlin Arias kept it together in the seventh to save the game for the Cardinals.



Rookie – GCL Mets (22-26)


Star of the Night

Gabriel Ynoa

Goat of the Night

Chris Viall