Thursday 7/11 games

This is a busy extended weekend for the B-Mets as they will also play two on Saturday, and in all the B-Mets have 21 games scheduled over the next 18 days before their next off day.

AA: Binghamton Mets (53-33) @ Portland Sea Dogs [BOS] (45-42) Listen
Thursday 5:35 ET – RHP Cory Mazzoni (4-3, 4.38) vs. RHP Chris Balcom-Miller (0-0, 2.87)

This game was begun on June 25th in Portland and played through 2 hitless innings before rain began falling on the B-Mets which still hasn’t stopped… Darin Gorski and Keith Couch have both pitched within the last five days, so they will not resume.
Cory Mazzoni allowed 10 runs on 16 hits and 5 walks in two May starts against Portland, and will pick up this game in the 3rd.

AA: Portland Sea Dogs (45-42) @ Binghamton Mets (53-33) Listen
Thurs Game Two – RHP Mike McCarthy (0-1, 5.51) vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard (2-0, 1.50)

Noah Syndergaard is set to pitch today on four days rest so he can get in another start before heading to New York for the Futures Game on Sunday.  Portland is in a similar spot with Anthony Ranaudo also set to participate in the Futures Game.

 

A+: St. Lucie Mets (9-10) @ Charlotte StoneCrabs (12-8) Listen
Thursday 6:30 ET – RHP Matt Bowman (4-2, 2.69) vs. TBA

Matt Bowman shutout Charlotte for 6 IP on June 17th striking out 8.

 

A: Augusta GreenJackets (8-9) @ Savannah Sand Gnats (9-10) Listen
Thurday 7:05 ET – RHP Joan Gregorio (4-2, 3.78) vs. RHP Matt Koch (5-3, 4.26)

Matt Koch has struck out 65 and walked 4 over 69.2 IP this year. He’s been hit at a .287 clip and allowed 7 homers.
OF/DH Jorge Rivero was sent to Savannah from Brooklyn after hitting a singles heavy .339/.364/.403 in 15 games with the Cyclones.  The move frees up the Cyclones OF/DH spots for younger players.

 

A-Sh: Brooklyn Cyclones (9-13) @ Auburn Doubledays (7-14) Listen
Completion of 7/10 Game; Wed 5:00 – RHP Kevin McGowan (0-0, 2.25) vs. TBA
Thursday 7:05 ET – LHP Dario Alvarez (0-0, 0.00) vs. LHP Casey Selsor (0-1, 3.60)

Auburn leads the first game 2-0 going to the bottom of the 4th. Dawrin Frias is a likely candidate to be a long reliever today.
Dario Alvarez has struck out 15 and walked 6 over 13.1 IP, but has yet to complete a 5th inning in three starts.

 

R: Kingsport Mets (8-12) @ Danville Braves (9-9)
Thursday 7:00 ET – Postponed to tomorrow as a double header.

 

AAA: Tucson Padres [SD] (51-43) @ Las Vegas 51s (47-44) Listen
Thursday 10:05 ET – RHP Anthony Bass (2-2, 7.02) vs. RHP Rafael Montero (1-2, 4.65)

Rafael Montero faced Tuscon in his last start 6 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K and also struck out 7 in 5 IP against them on June 20th allowing 8 hits and 2 walks.
Anthony Bass opposed Montero five days ago allowing 5 runs on 10 hits while striking out 9 over 7 IP.