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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 5/6/17: Pill impresses over eight innings

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

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*All results from games played on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (14-15)


The 51s ended their three-game losing streak by washing out the Rainiers 9-1 on an impressive start by Tyler Pill, who threw eight innings and struck out four batters. Pill, who finds himself in a possible ‘next man up’ situation given the Mets’ pitching staff’s injury woes, gave up his first earned run of the year during the sixth inning on an RBI single to Mariners prospect Tyler Smith.

The offense made quick work of the Rainiers’ pitching staff, capped by a pair of three-run homers from Travis Taijeron and LJ Mazilli. Gavin Cecchini and Amed Rosario both went 1-for-4.

Double-A - Binghamton Rumble Ponies (14-9)


The Rumble Ponies’ double header against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats was postponed due to rain. The Ponies will make up one game as a double header today, May 6, and the other on June 24.

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (12-17)


The St. Lucie Mets held on for a win in a quiet game against the Fort Myers Miracle. Starter Keven Canelon went 4.2 innings, striking out and walking three batters respectively. Left fielder Nick Sergakis went 2-for-3 with a homer, while Patrick Mazeika went 1-for-3. Wuilmer Becerra struck out three times while only producing a walk in four trips to the plate.

Low-A - Columbia Fireflies (14-14)


The Fireflies collected 10 hits during their outing, but struggled to bring runners across the plate in a 12-2 loss against the BlueClaws. Shortstop Andres Gimenez continued his impressive start, going 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI.

The Blue Claws went to work early, pinning seven runs on starter Joel Huertas in one and a third inning. Darwin Ramos relieved Huertas, only to give up four runs himself.

Star of the Night

Tyler Pill

Goat of the Night

Joel Huertas