20-year-old C Juan Torres was 4-4 with a triple in his sixth game in Kingsport. Four other K-Mets collected two hits. At the top of the order, Darrell Ceciliani (.265/.367/.426) was 2-5 with a double, RBI and two stolen bases. He’s 8/9 stealing bases in 18 games. 2B Alonzo Harris (.301/.333/.566) was 2-5 to lift his batting average over .300 in 25 games.
Yohan Almonte (0-1, 11.57) was roughed up for six runs on eight hits, including two homers, in 4.2 innings. Through four innings, he allowed just three singles, but after getting a strikeout to begin the fifth, the inning went double, single, homer, double, groundout, walk, homer.
Rookie (GCL): @ GCL Nationals 13, GCL Mets 10
Gotta love rookie ball. The Nats won despite committing 6 errors. Mets 2o-year-old 2B Ray Van Gurp was 3-5.
Sal Aguilar is slowing building up his arm strength for a return to Binghamton. He gave up one run on three hits with three strikeouts in three innings. His three GCL appearances by innings have gone: 1, 2, and 3.