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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 5/25/19: Syracuse loses, everyone else wins

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

Minor League Baseball: Pawtucket Red Sox at Syracuse Mets Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

*All results from games played on May 24, 2019

Triple-A - Syracuse Mets (24-22)

SCRANTON WILKES-BARRE 6, SYRACUSE 5 (BOX)

The Syracuse Mets got on the board in the bottom of the first inning of Friday night’s game against the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, when Gregor Blanco hit a solo homer to lead off the inning. Scranton’s Ryan McBroom took Chris Mazza deep to tie the game at 1-1 in the top of the second. Syracuse took the lead on a sacrifice fly off the bat of David Thompson in the bottom of the fourth, and scored again in the fifth inning on an RBI double from Danny Espinosa. Syracuse extended their lead to 4-1 in the bottom of the sixth when Gregor Blanco singled home Tim Tebow from second in the bottom of the sixth. Scranton rallied back to score five runs in the top of the eighth inning off of P.J. Conlon and Joe Zanghi to put the Mets behind 6-4. The Mets rallied in the bottom of the eighth, scoring a run on an RBI single from Danny Espinosa, but their comeback ultimately fell short. The Syracuse Mets lost to the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 6-5.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Joe Zanghi has been assigned to the Syracuse Mets from the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Stephen Nogosek has been assigned to the Syracuse Mets from the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Chris Mazza has been assigned to the Syracuse Mets from the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.

ROSTER ALERT: The New York Mets have optioned left-handed pitcher Ryan O’Rourke to the Syracuse Mets.

Double-A - Binghamton Rumble Ponies (26-16)

BINGHAMTON 6, TRENTON 0 (BOX)

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies got on the board early first in Friday evening’s game against the Trenton Thunder. Andres Gimenez singled home Ali Sanchez from second in the bottom of the third. Binghamton scored five runs to extend their lead to 6-0 in the following inning. Will Toffey hit an RBI double with two outs in the inning, and later scored on an RBI single from Ali Sanchez. Jason Krizan followed the single with a three-run homer, and the Binghamton Rumble Ponies defeated the Trenton Thunder 6-0.

ROSTER ALERT: The Binghamton Rumble Ponies have activated outfielder Barrett Barnes from the 7-day injured list.

ROSTER ALERT: The Binghamton Rumble Ponies have activated second baseman Sam Haggerty from the 7-day injured list

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Tommy Wilson has been assigned to the Binghamton Rumbles Ponies from the St. Lucie Mets.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Thomas McIlraith has been assigned to the Binghamton Rumbles Ponies from the St. Lucie Mets.

Advanced-A - St. Lucie Mets (24-23)

ST. LUCIE 5, LAKELAND 4 (BOX)

The St. Lucie Mets scored first in the bottom of the fourth when Matt Winaker scored from first on a double from Cody Bohanek. Manny Rodrigues doubled home Quinn Brodey from second in the bottom of the fifth, and St. Lucie added two insurance runs during the following inning. Carlos Cortes doubled home Blake Tiberi, and later scored on a single from Quinn Brodey to extend the St. Lucie lead to 5-0. The Mets got five scoreless innings from starter Walker Lockett, but the bullpen struggled in relief of him. Luc Rennie came in to start the eighth inning, and was pulled from the game after issuing back to back walks. Andrew Mitchell came in to relieve Rennie, and allowed both inherited runners to score, as well as an additional run of his own. The Lakeland Tigers scored again on Mitchell in the ninth, but ultimately lost to the St. Lucie Mets 5-4.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Ezequiel Zabaleta has been assigned to the St. Lucie Mets from the Columbia Fireflies.

ROSTER ALERT: Right-handed pitcher Luc Rennie has been assigned to the St. Lucie Mets from the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Low-A - Columbia Fireflies (19-29)

COLUMBIA 6, GREENVILLE 2 (BOX)

The Columbia Fireflies got on the board first in Friday evening’s game against the Greenville Drive. Mark Vientos hit a two-run homer to left-center in the bottom of the first, giving Columbia an early 2-0 lead. Willy Taveras allowed a run to score in the top of the third on a sacrifice fly from Greenville’s Cole Brannen. Columbia got the run back in the bottom of the fourth on a solo shot from Brian Sharp, and added two insurance runs in the bottom of the fifth. The Fireflies scored on back to back doubles from Ronny Mauricio and Hansel Moreno to open the bottom of the fifth, and Moreno came around to score later in the inning on a groundout off the bat of Chase Chambers. The Columbia Fireflies scored again in the bottom of the eighth on Shervyen Newton’s first homer of the year, and cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Greenville Drive.

ROSTER ALERT: The Columbia Fireflies have activated right-handed pitcher Chris Viall from the 7-day injured list.

Star of the Night

Shervyen Newton

Goat of the Night

Barrett Barnes