The Farm Report: 7/17/12

Trenton beat Binghamton 5-4:
The Mets drew first blood, as doubles by Juan Centeno and Resse Havens in the third plated the first run of the day.  Trenton finally got on the board in the sixth.  Addison Maruszack, David Adams and Zoilo Almonte hit consecutively singles, bring Maruszak home for a Thunder run and a tie game.  Trenton took the lead in the seventh, as JR Murphy knocked a homer to left.  Yadil Mujica hit a ground-rule double and Jose Pirela doubled him in for a 3-1 lead.  The Mets were not going away easily, however.  They answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning, retaking the lead.  Luke Murton homered with two outs in the eighth, once again knotting up the score.  Rob Segedin started the ninth with a double but was out at third on a fielder’s choice hit by Mujica.  Pirela singled, putting runners on the corners and Mujica scored on a balk, giving the Thunder  5-4 victory.…

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The Farm Report: 7/16/12

Trenton beat Binghamton 6-5:
Jose Pirela started the game with a triple to center, scoring on an error on a pickoff attempt.  Binghamton took a 3-1 lead in the third, after a homer from Reese Havens.  The Thunder tied the game in the fourth, as Addison Maruszak lead off with a solo homer and Zoilo Almonte followed with the same.  The Mets got both runs back in the fourth and fifth, for a 5-3 lead.  It was Melky Mesa’s turn to go deep in the sixth, putting the Thunder down by one.  Almonte singled to start the eighth and Mesa followed with a double.  Luke Murton loaded the bases with a walk and JR Murphy hit a sac fly to tie the game.  A single from Rob Segedin put Trenton in front and they took the 6-5 win.

Mesa went 3-5 with two runs scored, a double, a homer and a RBI.  Murphy was 2-3 with a RBI.  Pirela went 2-3 with a run scored and a triple.  …

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The Farm Report: 7/15/12

Laird was the only Yankee to get more than one hit, going 2-4 with a run scored and a double.  Ronnier Mustelier was the only hitter to come up empty, going 0-2 before being replaced by Chris Dickerson in the third.  John Maine threw six innings and gave up two runs on two hits, four walks and four Ks.  Cory Wade pitched three scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out one batter.

Trenton beat New Britain 3-1:
After three scoreless innings, the Thunder took the lead when Addison Maruszak hit a homer to start the fourth inning.  David Adams, Zoilo Almonte and Luke Murton hit consecutive singles, scoring another run and putting Trenton ahead 2-0.  Neil Medchill drove a homer to right to start the fifth, giving the Thunder some insurance.  The Rock Cats tried to rally in the ninth, as Chris Colabello walked with one out.  Evan Bigley and Delbinson Romero hit back-to-back singles, plating Colabello for the first and only New Britain run as Trenton went on to win 3-1.…

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The Farm Report: 7/15/12

Trenton beat New Britain 6-5:
Kevin Mahoney opened up the offense with a solo homer in the second.  The Rock Cats took the lead with a pair of runs in the third and that lead held through the sixth.  Luke Murton tied the game with a solo homer to start the seventh.  Mahoney singled to center and scored on a triple from JR Murphy.  Neil Medchill singled in Murphy and a RBI double by Addison Maruszak gave the Yankees a 5-2 lead.  New Britain turned around and scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to tie the game, but Murphy homered in the ninth, giving the Thunder a 6-5 victory.

Medchill went 3-4 with a double and a RBI.  Murphy went 2-4 with two runs scored, a triple, a homer and a pair of RBIs.  Mahoney went 2-4 with two runs scored, a homer and a RBI.  David Adams picked up a pair of hits, continuing to swing a very hot bat.  …

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The Farm Report: Friday the 13th

Tampa beat St. Lucie 8-2:
St. Lucie scored first, on a RBI single from Cesar Puello in the top of the second.  Kyle Roller homered to tie the game.  The Mets got a run in the top of the fourth, but Tampa put together a nice rally.  Ramon Flores tripled and scored on a ground-rule double from Adonis Garcia.  Slade Heathcott reached on an error, allowing Garcia to score. Heathcott then scored when Gary Sanchez reached on an error.  Roller drew a walk and Zach Wilson singled, though Sanchez was thrown out at the plate.  The Yankees ended the inning with a 4-2 lead.  The Yankees rallied again in the sixth.  Sanchez drew a walk and Roller singled to right.  With two outs, Jose Mojica reached on an error, plating Sanchez.  Mason Williams drew a walk and Flores doubled in everyone for an 8-2 victory.

Flores went 3-4 with a run scored, a double, a triple, a stolen base and three RBIs (a homer shy of the cycle).  …

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