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Mets Daily Prospect Report 8/19/19: Syracuse wins behind Davis’ big day

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

Minor League Baseball: Buffalo Bisons at Syracuse Mets Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

*All results from games played on August 18, 2019

Triple-A: Syracuse Mets (64-61)

SYRACUSE 9, NORFOLK 5 (BOX)

The Syracuse Mets got on the board in the bottom of the second inning of last night’s game against the Norfolk Tides. Danny Espinosa stole home on a double-steal, and Braxton Lee singled home a second run later in the second to take an early 2-0 lead. Norfolk scored in the top of the third, but Syracuse exploded for six runs in the bottom of the fourth, including four runs on a grand slam off the bat of Rajai Davis, and another run on a solo homer from Arismendy Alcantara. Norfolk attempted to come back from there, scoring a run in the top of the sixth, and three runs in the top of the seventh, but Syracuse added an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth. The Syracuse Mets held on to defeat the Norfolk Tides from there, winning 9-5.

Double-A: Binghamton Rumble Ponies (35-29/25-35)

HARTFORD 8, BINGHAMTON 1 (BOX)

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies lost big to the Hartford Yard Goats on Sunday afternoon. Hartford scored two runs in both the second and third innings off of Kevin Smith, who left the game with no outs and runners on first and second in the fifth inning. Joseph Shaw allowed both inherited runners, as well as a run of his own to score later in the on a three-run homer off the bat of Hartford’s Mylz Straw. Shaw allowed another run to score on a solo homer from Hartford’s Bret Boswell in the top of the seventh inning to put Binghamton behind 8-0. The Binghamton Rumble Ponies scored a run on a groundout that allowed Luis Carpio to score from third, but ultimately lost to the Hartford Yard Goats 8-1.

Advanced-A: St. Lucie Mets (32-34/35-23)

CHARLOTTE 5, ST. LUCIE 2 (BOX)

The St. Lucie Mets struck first in last night’s game against the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Hansel Moreno singled home the first run of the game for St. Lucie in the top of the fifth. Kyle Wilson held Charlotte through his five innings of work, leaving the game with his team ahead 1-0 after the bottom of the fifth. Carlos Cortes doubled the St. Lucie lead in the top of the sixth inning, when he singled home Wagner Lagrange from third. Charlotte scored a run in the bottom of the sixth off of Andrew Mitchell, and took the lead in the bottom of the seventh, scoring four total runs off of Marcel Renteria. The St. Lucie Mets were unable to come back from there, and ultimately lost to the Charlotte Stone Crabs 5-3.

Low-A: Columbia Fireflies (24-42/25-31)

ROME 3, COLUMBIA 2 (BOX)

The Columbia Fireflies fell behind in the top of the second inning of last night’s game against the Rome Braves. Rome scored three runs off of Colin Holderman in the top of the second to give themselves a 3-0 lead. The score remained 3-0 until the bottom of the ninth, when Columbia attempted a comeback. Phil Capra and Gerson Molina drew back to back walks with one out in the inning, and both later scored on a throwing error. Unfortunately the Columbia Fireflies fell just short of taking the lead, and lost to the Rome Braves 3-2.

Short-A: Brooklyn Cyclones (34-27)

GAME ONE*

BROOKLYN 2, TRI-CITY 1 (BOX)

The Brooklyn Cyclones won the continuation of Saturday evening’s suspended game against the Tri-City ValleyCats. The game remained scoreless through six innings before being suspended due to heavy fog and resumed on Sunday afternoon. Tri-City got on the board almost immediately after play resumed, when ex-Met farmhand Luis Santana doubled to open the sixth, and later scored from third on a double-play. Brooklyn almost immediately took the lead, scoring two runs in the bottom half of the inning, on walks from Jose Peroza and Raul Beracierta with the bases loaded. That proved to be all of the offense Brooklyn needed in the first game of the doubleheader, as Jared Biddy threw a scoreless seventh, and Matt Mullenbach threw two scoreless innings to close out the game. The Brooklyn Cyclones ultimately defeated the Tri-City ValleyCats in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader 2-1.

GAME TWO

BROOKLYN 5, TRI-CITY 3 / 8 (BOX)

The Brooklyn Cyclones got on the board early in the second game of yesterday’s doubleheader against the Tri-City ValleyCats. Gavin Garay doubled Jake Mangum home from first in the bottom of the second inning, and stole home later in the inning on a double steal. Tri-City scored a run off of Michel Otanez in the fifth, but Brooklyn added an insurance run in the bottom half of the inning on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Antoine Duplantis. Tri-City tied the game at three in the top of the sixth off of Mitch Ragan, and the game remained tied through the end of the seventh and headed to extra innings. Brooklyn walked off the game in the bottom of the eighth inning, when Yoel Romero hit a two-run homer to left field. The Brooklyn Cyclones ultimately defeated the Tri-City ValleyCats 5-3 last night in eight innings.

*Saturday night’s game between the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Tri-City ValleyCats was suspended due to fog with no outs in the top of the sixth inning.

The game was resumed in the top of the sixth on Sunday, August 18 at 3:30 p.m. prior to the start of Sunday evening’s regularly scheduled game, which was played approximately 30 minutes after the completion of the suspended game.

Rookie: Kingsport Mets (28-30)

DANVILLE 4, KINGSPORT 3 (BOX)

The Kingsport Mets fell behind early in last night’s game against the Danville Braves. The Braves scored a run in the bottom of the first, and two runs in the bottom of the second off of Junior Santos. They added a fourth run off of Jefferson Escorcha in the bottom of the seventh. Kingsport attempted to come from behind from there, and scored a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning on an RBI ground out off the bat of Gregory Guerrero and an RBI single from Sebastian Espino. Andres Regnault hit a solo homer in the top of the ninth, but the Kingsport Mets ultimately lost to the Danville Braves 4-3.

Rookie: GCL Mets (23-22)

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Star of the Night

Rajai Davis

Goat of the Night

Jaylen Palmer