The Syracuse Mets fell to Rochester, 3–1.
Mark Payton reached base safely twice for Syracuse with a hit and a walk, while Wilfredo Tovar recorded a hit and run scored.
Vance Worley made the start for Syracuse, tossing seven innings and allowing just two earned runs.
Binghamton blanked Portland in a 9–0 win.
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FLUSHING, N.Y., August 2, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced the club has claimed RHP Jake Reed off waivers from Tampa Bay. He will report to Miami to be part of New York’s taxi squad.
Reed, 28, has appeared in six games, one start with the Los Angeles Dodgers this year. He has allowed five hits, two earned runs, walked two and struck out five over 5.1 innings. He began the year in the Angels organization, before signing with the Dodgers on June 4. Reed was designated for assignment and claimed by Tampa Bay on July 25. …
The Syracuse Mets defeated Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 5–3.
Travis Blankenhorn (Mets #21 ranked prospect — MLB Pipeline), Chance Sisco and Khalil Lee (Mets #6 ranked prospect — MLB Pipeline) each launched a first inning home run for Syracuse to provide the early lead. Mark Payton recorded a multi-hit game while Drew Jackson reached base safely twice and scored a run.
Newly acquired Trevor Williams made the start for Syracuse, getting the win after tossing six innings, allowing two earned runs and striking out six.
The Binghamton RumblePonies blanked Hartford in a 6–0 win.
By Jay Horwitz
There was no better man than the late Al Jackson, who on Saturday will receive the Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award.
An original Met, he pitched the first one hitter in team history and was with our organization for over 50 years. He lost 20 games twice and but he never let those seasons define his career.
“Casey (Stengel) had to have a lot of faith in me to keep running me out there all those times,” Al once told me. “If he wasn’t any good I wouldn’t have pitched that much.” Al was a tutor so so many young Mets pitchers, especially Ron Darling who will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Saturday.
The Syracuse Mets blanked Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 6–0.
Travis Blankenhorn (Mets #21 ranked prospect — MLB Pipeline) recorded a multi-hit game including a solo home run and two RBI. Khalil Lee (Mets #6 ranked prospect — MLB Pipeline) reached base safely three times and scored a run while Wilfredo Tovar scored twice. Albert Almora Jr., Patrick Mazeika and Cheslor Cuthbert each recorded an RBI.
Jesús Reyes pitched six shutout innings in the start, allowing four hits and striking out three. Yeizo Campos and Franklyn Kilomé each had a scoreless outing in relief to complete the shutout.
Binghamton rallied to…
FLUSHING, N.Y., July 30, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced the club has acquired two-time All-Star infielder Javier Báez, RHP Trevor Williams and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league outfielder Pete Crow-Armstrong.
Báez, 28, has spent his entire eight-year major league career with the Cubs. This season with Chicago-NL, he is tied for sixth in the National League with 65 RBI and tied for seventh with 22 home runs. He has a 2.8 WAR according to Baseball-Reference.
Since 2016, his first full major league season, he has accumulated 9.6 defensive WAR, tied for…
Syracuse fell to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 3–1.
Albert Almora Jr. recorded a three-hit game and drove in a run. Chelsor Cuthbert and Orlando Calixte each had a multi-hit game as well. Drew Jackson scored a run for Syracuse.
Josh Walker made his second start with Syracuse, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning. His final line: 8.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 6 K.
The Binghamton RumblePonies saw a 6–5 loss to Hartford.
The Syracuse Mets fell to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 9–8.
Martin Cervenka tallied a multi-hit game including a solo home run, two RBI and two runs scored. Mark Payton reached base safely five times, scoring twice while Patrick Mazeika drove in three.
Binghamton saw a 3–2 win over Hartford.
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