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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 6/17/17: Jordan jams, McGowan can’t hold a lead

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

Chris McShane

Triple-A - Las Vegas 51s (27-4)


The 51s led 4-1 entering the eighth inning, bolstered offensively by Travis Taijeron’s two-run home run in the second. Taijeron also contributed a bases-loaded walk during the fourth, finishing his night 1-for-1 with three RBIs and three walks. The definitely-not-ready-for-the-majors Amed Rosario went 2-for-5 with an RBI single.

Kevin McGowan entered in relief of starter Donovan Hand, allowing four runs on two singles, two triples, and a home run. The 51s were unable to recover from this deficit.

ROSTER ALERT: The New York Mets recalled Brandon Nimmo and and Matt Reynolds.

ROSTER ALERT: Jio Mier, Cody Decker, and Tim Peterson were transferred to Las Vegas from the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. Desmond Jennings has been released.

Double-A - Binghamton Rumble Ponies (35-26)


The Ponies came in just a length ahead of the Fightin’ Phils, defeating Reading 4-3 and snapping a three-game losing streak. Casey Delgado turned in an adequate yet effective performance, allowing three runs, three walks, and striking out five over seven innings.

The game was tied in the ninth when Kevin Kaczmarski singled in a walk-off run. It was the Rumble Ponies’ second walk-off win of the year. Kaczmarski currently has a seven-game hitting streak.

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (30-34)

The St. Lucie Mets did not play yesterday.

The Florida State League All-Star Game will be played tonight in Lakeland, Florida.

Low-A - Columbia Fireflies (40-25)


Backed by the bat of Bradon Brosher, the Fireflies took the first game of their weekend series against the RiverDogs. Columbia starter Jordan Humphreys improved on an already highly successful season, pitching six innings and striking out three. Humphreys, who leads South Atlantic League pitchers in pretty much everything, earned his 10th win tonight and holds a 1.42 ERA.

Brosher went 2-for-4 at the plate, scoring a run on a Milton Ramos single and hitting three-run homer in the fourth to break the game open. Ramos went 3-for-3 with a walk, a double, and two stolen bases.

Star of the Night

Jordan Humphreys

Goat of the Night

Kevin McGowan