Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Altoona 5, Binghamton 4 Despite two home runs from Wilfredo Tovar, the Binghamton Mets had three costly throwing errors as they fell to the Altoona Curve, 5-4 on Wednesday night at NYSEG Stadium. The loss snapped their five-game winning streak. After a scoreless first inning, Binghamton struck the scoreboard in the bottom of the second inning. With one out, Tovar blasted a solo shot over the left field wall against Casey Sadler. It was Wilfredo’s third home run of the season, and it gave Binghamton a 1-0 lead. In the third, poor defense allowed Altoona to respond. After each of the first two batters reached base, Sadler pushed a bunt back to the mound. Erik Goeddel tried to force the lead runner out at third base, but the throw went wild and allowed both runners to score. Alen Hanson followed with another bunt, and Goeddel’s throw went awry down the right field and put Altoona up, 3-1. Cory Vaughn brought the B-Mets within one with a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth. It was his
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