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Syracuse Mets (22-41)

The Syracuse Mets just held a big lead, beating the Red Wings 14-12. Syracuse got a big third inning, scoring nine runs.

A lot of good offensive performances as Syracuse collected 14 hits with 4 homeruns. Albert Almora, Khalil Lee, Patrick Mazeika and Drew Jackson homered. Jackson homer was in grand style as he hit a grand slam in the third.

Drew Jackson: 1 for 5, HR, 4RBI .253avg/.846OPS

Albert Almora: 2 for 5, HR, 2RBI .232avg/.721OPS

Travis Blankenhorn: 2 for 3, 2 2B, 2BB .250avg/.949OPS

Brandon Drury: 3 for 4, 2B .271avg/.814OPS

Patrick Mazeika: 1 for 4, HR, 3RBI .309avg/.847OPS

Khalil Lee: 2 for 3, HR, 2RBI .276avg/.918OPS

Wilfredo Tovar: 2 for 4, 2RBI .271avg/.741OPS

Three of the Syracuse pitchers had awful outings as Cobb and Nogosek combined to allow 9 runs over 2 innings. Banda pitched 4 allowing 3 runs (2 earned) in relief.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies (23-37)

The Rumble Ponies beat the Altoona Curve 4-3, after a 3 run eight got the Ponies the lead.

Wagner Lagrange: 2 for 4 .266avg/.719OPS

Nick Conti: 2 for 4, 2B, 2R, 2RBI .261avg/.697OPS

Adam Oller was strong and Allen Winans collected a 6 out save. Winans is unscored upon over 7 innings since his promotion to AA.

Adam Oller: 7IP, 6H, 3ER, 0BB, 6K. 5.12 ERA (W 4-3)

Allen Winans: 2IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 3K. 0.00 ERA (second save)

Brooklyn Cyclones (20-41)

The Cyclones got crushed 13-3 after getting 2 scoreless frames from Carlos Carrasco in his first rehab stint. The Cyclones offense wasn’t able to keep up with the BlueClaws offense.

Antione Duplantis: 2 for 5, RBI .255avg/.685OPS

Cody Bohanek: 1 for 4, 2B, 2RBI .205avg/.692OPS

After Carrasco was strong, the Cyclones bullpen struggled. Bryce Montes de Oca had the only scoreless outing out of the pen.

Carlos Carrasco: 2IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K. 0.00 ERA

Bryce Montes de Oca: 1.1IP, 0H, 0R, 1BB, 1K. 3.15ERA

St. Lucie Mets (33-30)

The St. Lucie Mets lost a close one to the Palm Beach Cardinals, who walked it off in the ninth 5-4.

Alex Ramirez: 0 for 5, 4K .248avg/.671OPS

Warren Saunders: 3 for 5, RBI, R .299avg/.731OPS

Oscar Rojas struggled with his control over 4.1 innings of work. Nolan Clenney got the loss, allowing the walk off run to score.

Oscar Rojas: 4.1IP, 5H, 3ER, 5BB, 5K. 2.91ERA

Nolan Clenney: 1.1IP, 2H, 1ER, 1BB, 2K. 2.70ERA (L 0-1)

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Mets Aquire Another Player

The New York Mets have claimed infielder Travis Blankenhorn off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and will be active for tonight’s contest in Arizona.

In return, the Mets have DFA’d Wilfredo Tovar.

Blankenhorn has appeared in one game for the Minnesota Twins this season however has yet to have an at-bat.

Mets Call Up Wilfredo Tovar, DFA Deivy Grullón

According to Jacob Resnick the Mets are calling up Wilfredo Tovar to replace Kevin Pillar on the roster. Catcher Deivy Grullón is DFA’d to make room on the 40 man roster.

This will be the third stint with the Mets big league club for Tovar as he played briefly for the 2013 and 2014 Mets. Over 40 MLB games, the shortstop has hit .188 with a .478 OPS.

Tovar has played a very limited time at second, third, left and first since 2018, so he is at least capable of playing numerous positions. If needed the Mets can also move Peraza or Villar to the outfield, as they both have some experience in the outfield.

Catcher Deivy Grullón, who the Mets claimed off waivers in the off-season, is the unfortunate victim off all the injuries as a 40 man roster move needed to be made, with the Mets cleary not carrying 4 catchers on the bench.

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