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BINGHAMTON-The Binghamton Mets overcame Sunday Afternoon's late inning dramatics to defeat the Akron Aeros 5-2 on Monday Night.
Right away, the Aeros were able to put a run on the board.
Third baseman Justin Toole got things started with a single, making way for rightfielder Carlos Moncrief who doubled and brought home Toole. The Aeros stranded Moncrief, but still led 1-0 after the first.
The Aeros bats found their way back in the top of the third inning.
Left fielder Bo Greenwell doubled to start off the inning, giving the Aeros a man in scoring position with no outs. Centerfielder Tyler Holt then grounded out, allowing Toole to come through again, this time with an RBI single, giving the Aeros a 2-0 lead.
In the bottom of the third, the Mets responded and never looked back.
Shortstop Wilfredo Tovar smacked a single to the gap, tried to stretch it into a double, and was thrown out at second to start off the inning on a down note for the Mets. In spite of the initial...
BEST OF MAXIM
New York Mets baseball has certainly seen better days as the big league club is just 4-11 in their last 15 games. Over New York’s last 13 home games, the team has entertained fans in Flushing by putting up a mere 32 runs (less than 3 per game) while hitting just .194 (80-412). So while things on the offensive side of the ball are clearly problematic, help may first come by...
The "Fearless" Ike Davis regime at the #4 spot in the Mets lineup has come and gone after two games. Davis has been abysmal, yes, but as skipper, Collins has to believe enough in the decisions he makes to stick with them for a period of time. Right now it seems like the Mets field general is throwing garbage against the wall hoping something will stick.
Juan Lagares will get the
Including this weekend’s 11-2 flameout loss to Pittsburgh, the Mets have lost Jon Niese’s last five starts, with him giving up 22 runs and not getting out of the fifth inning in three of them. He has not come close to resembling what the Mets think he should be, and that’s the No. 1 starter in their rotation.
The first game in that slide, April 18 at Colorado, and the one...
Rafael Montero Looks Intimidating (Photo by MMO Contributor Gordon Donovan)
The Dominator took to the mound for the Binghamton Mets tonight, in temperatures that made it seem more like an April night in the upstate New York city, than a night in the middle of May. Rafael Montero stood on the mound, with his glove in front of his face, so the batter could only see a pair of eyes staring...
Albuquerque 8, Las Vegas 5
It was a tough night for Chris Schwinden, who was knocked around for four runs in the first inning, and this left the 51s in a defecit that they would never look back from. Schwinden would be on the hook for five earned runs in his five innings of action. Greg Peavey had no more luck than he did in his two innings of work, as he allowed two earned runs...
Another night, another ten strikeouts, another loss. Hmmm. Let’s see, whom can we blame?
I know, batting coach Dave Hudgens and his approach to work the count and be selective; get a pitch and drive it.
That’s it, his approach is wrong. It is why they are striking out so many times. They are taking, taking, falling behind, and then whiffing. Damn, it’s Hudgens’ fault.
1989 TOPPS BOX-BOTTOM KEITH HERNANDEZ
Box-bottom cards are Spinal Tap-ian in both name and concept.
They are the 18-inch Stonehenge of cards. These cards go to 11.
Donruss began producing cards on the bottom of its wax boxes in 1985, and Topps picked up the glove in 1986.
Donruss came to its collective senses quickly, and stopped printing the cards after the 1987 set; Topps, however...
PRETTY IN PINK?
The Mets were beaten by the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 3-2 this afternoon in front of a nicely packed Mother’s Day crowd at Citi Field.
Matt Harvey started and while he pitched good enough to win, he wasn’t at his best and he seemed to rely mostly on a variety of breaking balls and off-speed stuff rather than his usual 95-98 mph fastball. He tossed...
The New York Mets were defeated, 3-2 by the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night, dropping to a season-worst seven games under .500 in the process.
Rick Ankiel, who signed with the Mets earlier in the day after clearing waivers, nearly robbed Ty Wigginton of a pinch-hit double to open the bottom of the seventh with what would have been a nice diving grab. The blooper, however, popped...
Last time out, Gee pitched five shutout innings before hitting the wall. It sure would be nice if he could give a Quality Start tonight. Game time is 8:15 PM.
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BINGHAMTON- In a pitching duel between the Akron Aeros and the Binghamton Mets, a terrible outing by Trey Haley doomed the Aeros in the eighth as the Aeros fell 7-3.
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