Short-Season Thursday: Matt Koch Makes Professional Debut

SSA: Aberdeen Ironbirds (BAL) 5, @ Brooklyn Cyclones 2 

RHP Matt Koch, the Mets’ third round pick this year, made his professional debut over 1.2 innings, he allowed three runs, all earned on a hit, two walks and a HBP.

CF Brandon Nimmo was 1-for-3 with a walk, his first hit in his last five games. In 11 games, he’s hitting .167/.400/.222 with six hits, 13 walks and 10 strikeouts.

SS Philip Evans (.244/.380/.439 – 11 G) was 0-for-4.

 

R: @ Kingsport Mets 4, Bluefield Blue Jays 3 

SS Gavin Cecchini was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. He’s off to a solid .286/.324/.371 start (10-for-35) with two walks and eight whiffs in his first nine games.