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Mets Daily Prospect Report, 6/5/21: Brooklyn, Syracuse play two apiece

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

Brett Baty & Ronny Mauricio
Steve Sypa

*All results from games played on Friday, June 4, 2021

Triple-A: Syracuse Mets (10-18)

GAME ONE: BUFFALO 5, SYRACUSE 4 / 8 INNINGS (BOX)

The Syracuse Mets got on the board immediately in game one of last night’s doubleheader against the Buffalo Bisons, scoring three runs on a pair of singles from Orlando Calixte and Khalil Lee in the top of the first inning. Buffalo answered with two runs in the bottom half of the inning on a two run homer off of Thomas Szapucki. Syracuse added a run in the top of the third on an RBI double from Met legend Patrick Mazeika. Buffalo inched closer in the bottom of the fourth on a solo homer off of Szapucki. Buffalo tied the game in the bottom of the sixth inning on a bases loaded walk surrendered by Franklyn Kilome. The game remained tied through seven innings and into extras, until old friend Dilson Herrera singled home a run in the bottom of the eighth to end the game. The Buffalo Bisons ultimately defeated the Syracuse Mets in game one of yesterday’s doubleheader 5-4.

GAME TWO: SYRACUSE 6, BUFFALO 3 / 7 INNINGS (BOX)

The Buffalo Bisons struck first in game two, on an RBI single off of Tyler Megill in the bottom of the first inning. Syracuse immediately tied the game and took the lead, scoring three in the top of the second on an RBI double from Khalil Lee and a two run homer from Chesler Cuthbert. Megill allowed a second run in the bottom of the third but managed to keep Syracuse in the lead through four innings. The Mets extended their lead in the top of the fifth, scoring a run on a wild pitch, and two more on David Thompson’s seventh homer of the year. The Syracuse Mets allowed a run in the bottom of the seventh, but ultimately defeat the Buffalo Bisons 6-3 in 7 innings to split the doubleheader.

ROSTER ALERT: Infielder Nick Conti has been assigned to the GCL Mets from the Syracuse Mets.

Double-A: Binghamton Rumble Ponies (8-19)

BINGHAMTON 11, NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 (BOX)

The Rumble Ponies fell behind early in yesterday’s game against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, when starter Adam Oller allowed a run on an RBI singe in the bottom of the first. Binghamton tied it in the top of the third on a balk, but New Hampshire score in the bottom of the fourth to take the lead back. Binghamton took their first lead of the game in the top of the fifth on a pair of RBI singles, and didn’t look back from there. They scored a pair of runs in the top of the sixth on doubles from Carlos Cortes and Jake Mangum. New Hampshire scored runs in the bottom of the sixth and the bottom of the seventh to cut the Binghamton lead to 5-4. Binghamton broke the game open in the top of the eighth inning, scoring six runs and putting the game well out of reach. The Binghamton Rumble Ponies defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 11-4.

High-A: Brooklyn Cyclones (9-16)

GAME ONE: BROOKLYN 6, JERSEY SHORE 4 (BOX)

The Cyclones fell behind in the bottom of the second, when the Blue Claws plated a pair off on a wild pitch and an RBI single off of Cam Opp. They cut the deficit in half in the top of the third on a long homer to the opposite field off the bat of Brett Baty, his second homer of the season. Cam Opp allowed a third run to score in the bottom of the third on an RBI single, to extend the Jersey Shore lead to 3-1. Brooklyn took the lead in the bottom of the seventh, on Brett Baty’s second homer of the game, this time a three-run shot to put Brooklyn ahead 4-3. Ronny Mauricio added another two insurance runs on a long two-run homer to center in the top of the ninth, and the Brooklyn Cyclones ultimately defeated the Jersey Shore Blue Claws in game one of last night’s doubleheader 6-4.

GAME TWO: JERSEY SHORE 5, BROOKLYN 4 / 7 INNINGS (BOX)

Brooklyn struck first in game two, on an RBI single from Brett Baty, his fifth RBI of the evening, and a sacrifice fly off the bat of Luke Ritter in the top of the first. The Blue Claws scored a run on a solo homer off of Jaison Vilera in the bottom of the second, and two more on another pair of solo homers off Vilera in the bottom of the fourth to tie the game. Francisco Alvarez gave the Cyclones a 4-3 lead in the top of the fifth on a long homer to center. The Blue Claws scored in the bottom half of the inning on another solo homer off of Vilera to tie the game at 4-4. The Jersey Shore Blue Claws took the lead in the bottom of the sixth on a bases loaded groundout with Allan Winans on the mound, and ultimately defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones 5-4 to split the doubleheader.

Low-A: St. Lucie Mets (16-12)

FORT MYERS 3, ST. LUCIE 2 (BOX)

The St. Lucie Mets fell behind in the bottom of the first inning of last night’s game against the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, when St. Lucie starter Austin Faith gave up a solo homer. The Mighy Mussels score another run in the bottom of the third off of faith on an RBI single, extending their lead to 2-0. St. Lucie got on the board in the top of the fifth on balk, and tied the game in the top of the seventh on an RBI single from Joe Suozzi. Fort Myers struck back in the bottom half of the inning on an RBI single off of Willy Taveras to take a 3-2 lead. Matt Cleveland contributed a scoreless inning of relief, but the St. Lucie Mets were unable to come back, and lost to the Fort Myer Miracle 3-2.

ROSTER ALERT: The St. Lucie Mets have placed right-handed pitcher Joander Suarez on the 7-day injured list.

Star of the Night

Brett Baty

Goat of the Night

Jose Peroza