MetsJunkies MiLB Recap: Mets Top Prospects Show Power in Brooklyn

Syracuse Mets (10-18)

The Syracuse Mets played a Doubleheader on Friday after the Thursday postponed game. They split the twinbill with the Buffalo Bisons.

Game one:

Syracuse lost game one after failing to take the lead with the free runner in the top of the eight. Stephen Nogosek, who has been splendid, allowed the free runner to score on the walk off loss 5-4.

The Mets got a solid start from Thomas Szapucki, who got betrayed by his defense (error Guillorme). Szapucki allowed 3 runs (1 earned) in 5 innings. He allowed just 2 hits, but both went out of the yard. Positive note was that Szapucki allowed just one walk, with 7 strikeouts.

Guillorme went 1 for 1 with a walk as he tries to return. Mazeika kept hitting, going 2 for 4 with a double and a RBI. Khalil Lee also had a good game going 2 for 3 with a double and 2 runs batted in.

Game 2:

Two three run innings, with 2 two run homeruns got Syracuse a 6-3 win in game two. David Thompson hit his team leading 7th and Cheslot Cuthbert hit his first since joining the organization.

Tyler Megill made his AAA debut with 4 innings of 2 run ball. Oswalt and Renteria pitched well to combine for just 1 unearned run in 3 innings.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies (8-19)

The Ponies won their 4th in a row, beating the Fisher Cats 11-4. Jake Mangum stayed red hot going 3 for 5 with 2 doubles, a RBI and a Walk. Nick Meyer also collected 3 hits and a RBI and Carlos Cortes kept his good hitting going with a 2 for 6 day. He raised his OPS to .862

Adam Oller got the win going 5 innings of 2 run ball in the victory.

Brooklyn Cyclones (9-16)

After the game got suspended in the fourth inning on Thurday, it got resumed on Friday, beating the BlueClaws 6-4.

Baty homered in the Thurday and the Friday part of the game (see clip of the Thurday in yesterday’s recap). Overall Baty went 3 for 4 with 2 homeruns and 4 RBIs in the game. Baty is now hitting .372 with a .1045 OPS (after the second game)

Mauricio returned to old form with a 3 for 5 game, with a homerun of his own.

Cam Opp struggled since his promotion continued, allowing 3 runs (2 earned) in three innings. The bullpen picked it up with good outings from Eric Orze (2.1 scoreless) and Bryce Montes de Oca (1.2 scoreless with 4K). Brian Metoyer got the save.

Game 2:

The Cyclones also had a regular scheduled game as they lost 5-4. The Cyclones collected just 2 hits. A 2 run single for Baty and a long bomb for Francisco Alvarez.

Jaison Vilera allowed 4 solo homeruns in 4.2 innings of work. Vilera has allowed a shocking 10 homeruns in just 21 innings of work this season.

The Cyclones bullpen couldn’t hold the lead after not one, but two catchers interferences in the sixth. A tough loss for Allen Winans who allowed an unearned run in that inning.

St. Lucie Mets (16-12)

The St. Lucie Mets offense keeps struggling since Alvarez his promotion and PCA his injury. St. Lucie collected just 4 hits in a 3-2 loss to the Mighty Mussels.

Joe Suozzi collected 2 of the 4 hits with a RBI.

Austin Faith allowed 2 runs in 3 innings. His ERA raised to 3.26. Luis Montas pitched three hitless innings, he is unscored upon in 5 innings so far. Matt Cleveland worked around to walks to keep his ERA at 0.00 in 9.1 innings of work so far. Willy Taveras got the loss allowing a run in his inning, his ERA raised to 2.53. Still having a good year with 13 strikeouts in 10.2 innings.

Photo by: Andrew Gold

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