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Reynolds hit streak snapped as B-Mets fall to Akron

AKRON, OH – The Binghamton Mets surrendered three unanswered runs and mustered just two hits after the third inning in a 4-3 loss to the Akron RubberDucks on Tuesday night at Canal Park. The B-Mets were kept off the board over the final seven innings in their second straight loss.

Binghamton wasted no time getting on the board in the first inning. Kyle Johnson started the ballgame by getting hit by Kyle Davies’ 1-2 pitch. Johnson moved into scoring position when Dustin Lawley walked. Matt Clark brought him home with the game’s first run by lining a single into right.

Tyler Naquin used his speed to tie the game in the first. Akron’s leadoff hitter laced a single up the middle, stole second, moved to third on a wild pitch, and crossed home on a groundout by Francisco Lindor.

The game didn’t remain tied for long. With Xorge Carrillo on second in the top of the season, Wilfredo Tovar launched a 2-0 pitch over the left-field wall for his first home run of the season. Tovar collected four round-trippers as a B-Met last year.

Robles made the lead stand for four innings. The righty posted a perfect second, used a double play to erase a leadoff single in the third and used another twin-killing to nullify an Akron rally in the fourth.
Davies fought through three more shutout innings after allowing Tovar’s homer. The Georgian exited after five innings, his shortest outing as a RubberDuck. He was tagged for three runs on seven hits and struck out one.

Robles’ run came to an end in the sixth. Naquin worked an eight-pitch at-bat before ripping a leadoff double to center. Two batters later, Giovanny Urshela lifted an 0-2 pitch over the left-field fence, tying the game at three. Akron chased the B-Mets starter from the game with back-to-back two-out singles. Jack Leathersich took over and struck out Tony Wolters to end the threat.

Akron grabbed their first lead of the game in the seventh. Justin Toole flared a one-out single to right and moved into scoring position on Naquin’s bunt groundout. With two outs, Lindor poked a single into right field. As Toole rounded third, Cory Vaughn bobbled the roller, allowing the go-ahead run to score standing up.

Jordan Cooper took over from Davies and put the B-Mets down in order in the sixth and seventh. Given a one-run lead, he walked Matt Reynolds to start the eighth. Reynolds advanced to third with two outs, but was left stranded when Cory Vaughn struck out. Tyler Sturdevant worked around a two-out single to put up a shutout ninth inning, securing his second save of the season.

Cooper (2-0) tossed three hitless innings of relief to collect his second win of the season. Leathersich (1-1) surrendered the go-ahead run in the seventh in the loss. Robles allowed three runs on eight hits over 5-2/3 innings in the no-decision.

The B-Mets (12-10) conclude their three-game visit to Akron with a Wednesday morning game. RHP Greg Peavey takes the mound against RHP Gabriel Arias with first pitch set for 10:35 AM. The Horizons Federal Credit Union Pregame Show begins at 6:20 PM on ESPN 1360 WYOS.

POST-GAME NOTES: Tovar’s home run was his first since he hit two against the Altoona Curve on August 7, 2013…Xorge Carrillo has hit safely in his first eight games of the season…Binghamton has not scored a run after the fourth inning since the opening game of their doubleheader against the Erie SeaWolves on April 26…Matt Reynolds 14-game hitting streak came to an end with an 0-for-3 game tonight
Catch the future stars of the New York Mets all season long at NYSEG Stadium. Visit BMETS.COM, stop by the box office or call 723-METS for tickets.

Be sure to follow the B-Mets on Facebook, Twitter and at the team’s official website (www.bmets.com) for more team information. Fans can also stay up to date with all the action on the field by visiting “B-Mets Buzz with Tim Heiman” at bmets.mlblogs.com.

(Courtesy: Binghamton Mets Baseball)

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