Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:37:35 PM

Local Sports

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

B-Mets score 9 runs in the 4th inning and take road series from Erie, 9-6

ERIE, PA - The Binghamton Mets sent 14 men to the plate and scored nine times in the fourth inning en route to a 9-6 win over the Erie SeaWolves in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Jerry Uht Park. The B-Mets' season-high outburst secured their fourth series win of the season.

After Rainy Lara and Tommy Collier matched zeroes through three innings, the B-Mets offense erupted in the fourth. Binghamton sent 14 men to the plate, pounded out seven hits, took advantage of an error and two walks, and scored a season-best nine runs. Every B-Met starter crossed home in the inning.

Kevin Plawecki started the scoring by ripping a groundball with the bases loaded through the legs of Francisco Martinez at third base. The gaffe allowed the first two runs of the game to come home. Travis Taijeron followed by blasting a three-run homer to left, his first long ball of the season. The drive gave the B-Mets a five-run lead.

Following a walk and a single, Kyle Johnson lined an RBI single to left field. Brian Burgamy followed by bouncing a run-producing double off the left-field wall. His two-bagger chased Collier from the game.

Matt Reynolds greeted reliever Ryan Robowski by flaring an RBI single into right, kicking Binghamton's lead to eight. The single capped a stretch of ten straight B-Mets reaching safely. Two batters later, Cory Vaughn singled home Binghamton's final run of the inning.

Given a nine-run cushion, Lara struggled in the fourth inning. With two aboard, Dean Green put Erie on the board by blooping an RBI double to left. Francisco Martinez and Jamie Johnson followed with run-scoring singles. Lara pitched himself deeper into a hole with a pair of two-out walks, including a bases-loaded free pass to Eugenio Suarez. Aaron Westlake ended Lara's day, and made it a three-run game, by zipping a two-run single into right field.

Jack Leathersich took over and got the final out of the inning. Leathersich returned for the fifth and slipped into a jam. The SeaWolves put the first three aboard via an error, a hit batter and a walk. With the tying run on base, the southpaw wiggled out of the jam unscathed with a strikeout, a pop out and a groundout.

Jon Velasquez posted two perfect innings of relief, before Cody Satterwhite posted a shutout eighth. Chasen Bradford worked a perfect ninth to lock down his fourth save of the season.

Velasquez (1-2) struck out four in two innings of relief and collected the official-scorer awarded victory. Collier (0-4) was tagged for nine runs (seven earned) on six hits over 3-1/3 innings in the loss. Lara allowed six runs on eight hits over 3-2/3 innings in the no-decision.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Mets Baseball Website)

VIEW VIDEO

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

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

News system programming and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Breaking News


Aaron Powell Guilty of Killing Estranged Wife and Her Friend VIEW VIDEO
A Broome County jury has found Aaron Powell guilty in the killing of his wife Christina Powell and her friend Mario Masciarelli in her home in the Town of Binghamton in March of 2013. The jury needed less than two hours to find Aaron Powell guilty. Powell beat Masciarelli to death with a baseball bat in the master bedroom of Christina Powell's Lisi Lane home in the Town of Binghamton. Powell also strangled Christina Powell in the basement of the home. He fled the scene leading to a... more

Additional Articles


B-Mets suffer big inning, drop opener to Thunder

Jets QB Battle not as fierce as years past VIEW VIDEO
First there was Mark Sanchez vs. Tim Tebow, then it was Sanchez vs. Geno Smith, now it's Smith vs. Michael Vick.  The New York Jets have never found themselves at a loss for competition when it comes... more

Jets camp opens with winning on the brain VIEW VIDEO
After failing to make the postseason every year since making back-to-back AFC Title games in 2009 and 2010, the Jets begin training camp at SUNY Cortland with a winning mentality.  Head Coach Rex... more

Art of Combat VIII features top talent VIEW VIDEO
Once again, Broome County MMA fans will get to witness some of the top talent in the region live on Saturday.  Art of Combat VIII: A Midsummer's Night Fight will take place a the Greater Binghamton... more

Vestal advances to Legion Finals VIEW VIDEO
Vestal Post 89 took down Maine-Endwell Post 1700 on Thursday night to advance to the American Legion Tournament Finals on Friday.  Post 89 will face off against Endicott Post 82 on Friday at Conlon... more

Jones fight scheduled, opponent changes
Wednesday afternoon the date was set for the rematch the UFC world has been waiting for, Jon "Bones" Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.  The fight was to be part of UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27.... more

B-Mets salvage series, avoid sweep
BINGHAMTON, NY Steven Matz tossed seven strong innings and the Binghamton Mets backed him with an eleven-hit attack in a 4-2 victory over the Portland Sea Dogs on Wednesday night.  Binghamton... 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.

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 .




ADVERTISEMENT

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