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Dilson Herrera homers again, Matthew Bowman shines in loss

Binghamton Mets starting pitcher Matt Bowman throws against

Binghamton Mets starting pitcher Matt Bowman throws against the Erie SeaWolves in the first game of a double-header on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Credit: AP

Here’s an overview of the Mets minor league affiliates on Wednesday:

TRIPLE-A – Las Vegas 51s

The skinny: New Orleans nursed a one-run lead most of the game, then broke things open with a three-run ninth inning during a 4-0 win over Las Vegas.

The standouts:

Matthew Bowman, RHP: Allowed four hits, one walk and one run (earned) in seven innings, striking out nine

Daniel Muno, 2B: 3-for-4

NOTES: Las Vegas managed seven hits, all singles…Bowman tossed 96 pitches, 64 for strikes, and got six groundouts. In five Triple-A starts, Bowman has a 1.74 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 5.2 strikeout to walk ratio.

DOUBLE-A – Binghamton Mets

The skinny: Binghamton scored two runs in the fourth to break a tie and take the lead for good during an 8-5 win over Erie.

The standouts:

Dilson Herrera, 2B: 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk

Darrell Ceciliani, CF: 3-for-4 with a walk

T.J. Rivera, 3B: 3-for-4 with a double and a walk

Dustin Lawley, DH: 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and a walk

Gabriel Ynoa, RHP: Allowed five hits, two walks and one run (earned) in seven innings, striking out four


The skinny: St. Lucie rallied to take the lead with a five-run seventh inning during a 6-2 win over Charlotte.

The standouts:

Jeff McNeil, 3B: 2-for-4 with a double

Gavin Cecchini, SS: 0-for-3 with two walks

L.J. Mazzilli, DH: 2-for-4 with a triple

Phillip Evans, 2B: 3-for-4

SINGLE-A – Savannah Sand Gnats

The skinny: Rome scored a run in the fifth to break a tie and go-ahead for good during a 6-3 win over Savannah.

The standouts:

Matt Oberste, 1B: 2-for-4 with a double

Victor Cruzado, RF: 2-for-2 with two walks

SINGLE-A SHORT-SEASON – Brooklyn Cyclones

The skinny: Brooklyn committed six errors during a 14-4 loss to Staten Island.

The standouts:

Michael Conforto, LF: 2-for-4 with a walk

Tyler Moore, 2B-C: 2-for-4 with a home run and a walk

Pedro Perez, 1B-3B: 2-for-4

Adrian Abreu, C-1B: 3-for-4

NOTES: Conforto, the Mets’ top selection in June’s draft, has reached base via a hit or a walk in 25 of his 30 games.

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