Mets Farm Report: Opening Day Recap

The Syracuse Mets opened their 2021 season at home with a 5–2 victory against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

C, Martin Červenka

Martin Červenka went 2-for-3 at the dish, including a home run. David Thompson also added a solo shot of his own. Wilfredo Tovar reached base safely three times while Jake Hager drove in a run and scored.

RHP, Jared Eichkoff

Jared Eickhoff earned the win — allowing two runs on seven hits over six innings, fanning five batters. Stephen Nogosek worked a scoreless inning in relief while Drew Smith added two innings of scoreless baseball, recording the six-out save.

The Syracuse Mets continue their season opening series vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight at NBT Bank Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.

BINGHAMTON RUMBLEPONIES

The Binghamton RumbePonies kicked off their 2021 season on the road, falling to Akron, 5–4. Carlos Cortes and Luis Carpio combined for four hits, three RBI and two runs scored. Sebastian Elizalde recorded a three hit game for Binghamton.

RHP, Tylor Megill

Tylor Megill punched out a whopping ten batters over just five innings of work, allowing one run. Andrew Mitchell tossed two scoreless innings in relief.

The RumblePonies are slated to play game two at Akron tonight at 6:35 p.m. Colin Holderman is expected to start for Binghamton.

BROOKLYN CYCLONES

The Brooklyn Cyclones started their season in the win column, defeating Asheville on the road by a score of 8–2.

3B, Brett Baty

Mets top prospect Brett Baty (#4 in organization, MLB Pipeline) drove in three runs, reaching base safely three times with two hits and a walk. Ronny Mauricio (#2 in organization, MLB Pipeline) recorded a pair of doubles, scoring twice. Catcher Hayden Senger recorded a multi-hit game, including a solo home run. Luke Ritter also recorded a multi-hit game.

Josh Walker dominated on the mound, fanning eight over five innings of shutout ball — earning the win.

Brooklyn continues their series in Asheville tonight at 6:35 p.m. Mets #17 prospect (MLB Pipeline), Jose Butto will get the nod for the Cyclones.

ST. LUCIE METS

St. Lucie opened their season at home with a 13–3 rout of Jupiter. Mets #1 overall prospect (MLB Pipeline), Francisco Álvarez went 4-for-5 with a walk, two RBi and a run scored.

C, Francisco Álvarez

New York’s 2020 first round pick, Pete Crow-Armstrong made his MiLB pro debut, reaching base safely three times with two hits and a walk. He also scored two runs and drove in two. Jaylen Palmer’s bases-clearing triple in the 7th inning broke the game open, as the bullpen combined for 4.1 innings pitched of one run ball.

St. Lucie hosts Jupiter again today at 12:10 p.m. for some afternoon baseball.

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