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Johnny Monell homers for Las Vegas, Dilson Herrera's streak ends

Johnny Monell follows through on a home run

Johnny Monell follows through on a home run in the eighth inning of a game against the Miami Marlins on March 17, 2015, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Credit: AP / John Bazemore

Catcher Johnny Monell homered and walked, but Triple-A Las Vegas went just 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position and fell to Reno, 6-3, on Wednesday.

Shortstop Matt Reynolds was 1-for-4 and centerfielder Darrell Ceciliani went 2-for-4 with a double for the 51s (6-8), the Mets' affiliate.

Second baseman Dilson Herrera went 0-for-4, ending a seven-game hitting streak during which he was 17-for-34 (.500).

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The game against Erie was postponed due to inclement weather.


Second baseman Jeff McNeil was 2-for-3 with a double, triple and a walk and Ricky Knapp struck out one in five innings of scoreless, one-hit relief, but Jupiter dropped the Mets, 8-2.


Shortstop Luis Guillorme was 3-for-4 with a double, first baseman Stefan Sabol went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and three runs scored and leftfielder Patrick Biondi was 2-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base as the Sand Gnats beat Rome, 9-5.

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