An overview of the Mets minor league affiliates on Monday:
TRIPLE-A – Las Vegas 51s
The skinny: Las Vegas finally broke through in the sixth and seventh innings, taking a four-run lead into the ninth in a 4-2 win over Sacramento.
Matt den Dekker, CF: 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk
Allan Dykstra, DH: 1-for-4 with a double
Andrew Brown, RF: 1-for-3 with a walk
Cesar Puello, LF: 1-for-4 with a double
NOTES: Puello has a .500 slugging percentage in 48 at-bats during July and August after posting a .324 slugging percentage in 188 at-bats through June. Puello has been excellent in 77 at-bats against lefthanders, hitting .338 with a .427 on-base percentage and a .584 slugging percentage. But he’s been dreadful against righthanders, hitting .195 with a .304 OBP and .252 slugging percentage. Puello was having a breakout season in Double-A in 2013 when he was suspended for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. Now, he’s looking like a platoon bat at best.
DOUBLE-A – Binghamton Mets
The skinny: Binghamton was off.
SINGLE-A ADVANCED – St. Lucie Mets
The skinny: St. Lucie scored in five innings during a 10-4 win over Clearwater.
Cole Frenzel, 1B: 2-for-3 with a home run and two walks
L.J. Mazzilli, 2B; 2-for-4 with a double and a walk
Maikis De La Cruz, LF: 4-for-6 with a double
SINGLE-A – Savannah Sand Gnats
The skinny: Savannah was off.
SINGLE-A SHORT-SEASON – Brooklyn Cyclones
The skinny: The Cylones scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to take a two-run lead and held off a late Connecticut charge during a 4-3 win.
Michael Conforto, LF: 1-for-4
Jhoan Urena, 3B: 1-for-4 with a double