Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 5:40:55 PM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

B-Mets restart streaks in win over Bowie

BINGHAMTON, NY  Logan Verrett threw seven strong innings on the mound, and the offense provided 13 hits behind him as the Binghamton Mets beat the Bowie Baysox, 7-3 Saturday night at NYSEG Stadium.

Verrett earned his league-leading eighth victory on the mound, and Allan Dykstra went a perfect 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI to lead the offense.

For the second consecutive night Bowie got ahead of Binghamton in the top of the first inning. Caleb Joseph hit a double down the left field line against Verrett to put Bowie up 1-0.

Binghamton responded immediately in the bottom of the first against Bowie starter Jake Pettit. Danny Muno led off with a double into the left-centerfield gap. Josh Rodriguez knocked a single to put runners on the corners, and Dykstra tied the game with an RBI single.
                                   
In the third, Dykstra stuck again with a two-run home run off the scoreboard in right field. It was his second consecutive game with a homer, and it gave the B-Mets a 3-1 lead.

Wilfredo Tovar led off the fourth inning with a double off the left field wall. Muno followed with a walk, and Travis Taijeron hooked a home run over the left field wall to give Binghamton a 6-1 lead.

On the mound, Verrett was locked in after allowing the run in the first. He allowed two base hits over the next five innings, and entered the seventh inning with a five run advantage. With one out in the seventh, Garabez Rosa hit a liner to left field that got past a diving Darrell Ceciliani. It rolled to wall as Rosa made it to third with a triple.

Steven Bumbry brought him home with an RBI groundout to make it a 6-2 game, and Josh Horton followed with a solo home run over the right field wall for the third run against Verrett. He handed things over to the bullpen after allowing three runs and five hits in seven innings.

Scott Atchison tossed a scoreless eighth inning in his third game as a Major League rehabber. In the bottom of the eighth, the B-Mets scored their final run of the game when Richard Lucas singled in Taijeron to give Binghamton a 7-3 lead.

Jeff Walters entered in the ninth inning in a non-save situation, and worked around a one-out double to seal the victory. Verrett (8-2) is now the only player in the Eastern League with eight wins on the mound. Pettit (3-3) was tagged with the loss after allowing six runs on nine hits in 3.1 innings.

The win sets up a rubber match between the B-Mets (41-26) and Baysox (31-33) on Sunday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 PM as LHP Mark Cohoon takes the mound for Binghamton against RHP Devin Jones. The Horizons Federal Credit Union Pregame Show begins at 12:50 PM on Newsradio 1290 WNBF.


POSTGAME NOTES: Binghamton is 10-2 in the month of JuneLogan Verrett pitched at least 7.0 innings for the sixth time in 2013Binghamton is 5-2 in rubber matches this season

Individual tickets for all 71 Binghamton Mets 2013 home games are on sale now. Visit the NYSEG Stadium box office during regular operating hours, purchase them online at www.bmets.com or call the office at (607)723-METS.

Be sure to follow the B-Mets on Facebook, Twitter and at the teams official website: www.bmets.com for more team information.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Mets Baseball)

VIEW VIDEO

View Related Articles: B-Mets, Mets or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

Binghamton web design and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Breaking News


Broome County Executive Announces Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced today that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Preston has been in office since 2012. In a statement, Preston said she has no plans to stop working and that she feels great both physically and mentally. Preston went on to say, "I've never backed down from a fight in my life. I've won some and I've lost some. But I've certainly won more than I've lost. And this fight against cancer is one that I intend to win." Right now, Preston... more

Additional Articles


Mother Nature says "no baseball"
BINGHAMTON, NY – Wednesday night’s contest between the Binghamton Mets and Portland Sea Dogs has been postponed due to unplayable weather conditions. The contest will be made up as part of a... more

Borowiecki ready for return to lineup VIEW VIDEO
BINGHAMTON -- He's the emotional leader on the ice, and a locker room leader off it despite playing in only 50 of the B-Sens 76 games in the regular season.  Mark Borowiecki has been out of the... more

B-Sens glad to have Borowiecki back VIEW VIDEO
Playing without your captain on the ice is like flying a plane without a co-pilot.  It's possible, but not as easy.  The B-Sens have been without captain Mark Borowiecki since the April 5th loss to... more

Mansell announces "retirement" from basketball VIEW VIDEO
VESTAL -- Two season-ending knee surgeries in as many years is not an easy thing for anyone to deal with.  It's even harder if you're a Division I Basketball player like Rob Mansell.  Mansell played... more

Dempsey excited for 2014-15 BU freshmen VIEW VIDEO
VESTAL, N.Y. - Binghamton men’s basketball coach Tommy Dempsey has bolstered his program with a recruiting class of a half-dozen talented student-athletes. With the spring signing period underway,... more

Bearcats split high scoring doubleheader with Colgate VIEW VIDEO
VESTAL, N.Y. – Freshman outfielder Bridget Hunt homered twice and drove in six runs, highlighting Binghamton’s split against Colgate in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon... more

Bearcats make it three straight with win over Bonnies
OLEAN, N.Y. - Junior left fielder Jake Thomas continued his torrid stretch with a 4-for-5, 2 RBI showing and senior DH Shaun McGraw belted a three-run home run to pace visiting Binghamton (14-19) to... more

Click here for more local sports...icon

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

FOX 40 Poll


Which Social Media Site Do You Use The Most?
 
Twitter
 
Facebook
 
LinkedIn
 
MySpace
 
Other
 
None
   

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...