We at Fox 40 often chuckle at the structuring of the AHL schedule, how the Binghamton Senators play teams like Syracuse, Hershey, and Wilkes-Barre 10 or so times, but only play Toronto twice. If that sounds confusing, try and figure out the B-Mets schedule in the Eastern League.
The Binghamton Mets open up the season series against Erie on Tuesday after being rained out Monday. Tuesday's game is the first of 22 games between the two teams despite playing in different divisions. That may sound fine, but for perspective, the B-Mets only play division rivals Trenton and Reading eight and six times respectively. Go figure.
Before Tuesday's game, B-Mets manager Pedro Lopez talked about the approach to beginning such a long season series against a tough team like the Sea Wolves.
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BINGHAMTON, NY – Philipp Grubauer stopped 28 of 29 shots faced as the Hersey Bears defeated the Binghamton Senators 5-1. Casey Wellman recorded a three point evening that included two goals to lead... more