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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 4/29/18: Borenstein Continues To Crush At The Plate

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

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*All results from games played on April 28, 2018

Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s (9-14)

LAS VEGAS 7, ALBUQUERQUE 5

Last night, the Las Vegas 51s grabbed a 7-5 victory on the road against the Albuquerque Isotopes. Chris Flexen started on the mound for the 51s and had a mediocre outing. In 5.2 innings pitched, he gave up two earned runs, seven hits, and one walk. On the bright side, he was able to grab 6 strikeouts. He wasn’t the only 51s pitcher to have some trouble on the mound. Kyle Regnault, the 51’s second reliever of the night gave up two earned runs in 0.2 innings pitched. After Regnault, the 51’s relied on Drew Smith to keep the Isotopes at bay. It paid off as he had three strikeouts, one walk, no hits, and no earned runs in 1.1 innings pitched. With his fine display on the mound, he was able to earn his first save of the season. At the dish, Zach Borenstein had a quite a night. He was two for four with two runs, one walk, one double, one home run, and three runs batted in.

Double-A: Binghamton Rumble Ponies (10-9)

BINGHAMTON 6, ERIE 2

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies grabbed their tenth win of the season after defeating the Erie SeaWolves by a score of 6-2. The Rumble Ponies’ starting pitcher, Scott Copeland, pitched 5.1 innings and only gave up one earned run while collecting three strikeouts. After he was pulled, Gerson Bautista entered the game and had a rough outing. In 1.2 innings pitched, he gave up three hits and one earned run. He was pulled in the eighth inning and Eric Hanhold was brought into the game. He was able to silence the SeaWolves and grabbed his second save of the season. At the plate, Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso led the charge. They combined for four runs, a double, two home runs, four runs batted in, and a walk.

ROSTER ALERT: Binghamton Rumble Ponies placed Johnny Magliozzi on the 7-Day Disabled List. Binghamton Rumble Ponies called up Scott Copeland from the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Advanced-A: St. Lucie Mets (10-12)

PALM BEACH 2, ST. LUCIE 0

The St. Lucie Mets suffered their 12th loss of the season as they fell to the Palm Beach Cardinals by a score of 2-0. On the mound, Michael Gibbons started the game for the Mets. In four innings pitched, he gave up three hits, one earned run, and one walk. After he was pulled, the Mets bullpen was able to keep the Cardinals from doing much damage. The Mets’ bullpen combined for one hit, one run, two walks, and six strikeouts in 4.3 innings pitched. At the plate, only three Mets were able to grab a hit. Unfortunately the Mets offense didn’t have much success and failed to bring home any runs.

Low-A: Columbia Fireflies (12-11)

AUGUSTA 3, COLUMBIA 2

The Columbia Fireflies were defeated by the Augusta GreenJackets 3-2. Unfortunately, the Fireflies’ starting pitcher, Anthony Kay was ineffective on the mound. In four innings pitched, he gave up seven hits, three earned runs, and four walks. After he was removed from the game, his relievers kept the GreenJackets from doing further damage. At the plate, Edgardo Fermin proved to be an effective lead off hitter as a he had a solo home run in the first inning. Later on in the first inning, Quinn Brodey drove in a run on a double. After the inning was up, the Fireflies lineup failed to capitalize.

Star of the Night

Zach Borenstein

Goat of the Night

Anthony Kay