MMN Game Thread: Ricky Knapp Makes Season Debut

By Michael Mayer

April 7, 2017 7 Comments

(Jennifer Nieves/

(Jennifer Nieves/

Las Vegas 51s (0-1) at El Paso Chihuahuas (1-0) 9:05 PM ET, Tunein

  1. Gavin Cecchini, 2B
  2. Matt Reynolds, LF
  3. Amed Rosario, SS
  4. Dominic Smith, 1B
  5. Travis Taijeron, RF
  6. Kevin Plawecki, C
  7. Phillip Evans, 3B
  8. Desmond Jennings, CF
  9. Ricky Knapp, SP

Starting Pitcher: RHP Ricky Knapp

Game Notes: Smith and Rosario each had two hits in their Triple-A debut. Veteran outfielder Jennings will be making his Mets system after signing earlier this week.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies (0-0) at New Hampshire Fisher Cats (0-0) 6:35 PM ET, Tunein

  1. Champ Stuart, CF
  2. Luis Guillorme, SS
  3. David Thompson, 3B
  4. Matt Oberste, 1B
  5. Kevin Taylor, DH
  6. Tomas Nido, C
  7. L.J. Mazzilli, RF
  8. J.C. Rodriguez, 2B
  9. Patrick Biondi, LF

Starting Pitcher: RHP Tyler Pill

Game Notes: Infielder Jeff McNeil will begin the season on the 7-day disabled list and outfielder Kevin Kaczmarski is on the temporarily inactive list to start the season. Pill is the winningest pitcher in Binghamton history with 25 wins.

St. Lucie Mets (0-1) vs Palm Beach Cardinals (1-0) 6:30 PM ET


  1. John Mora, CF
  2. Vinny Siena, 2B
  3. Wuilmer Becerra, DH
  4. Peter Alonso, 1B
  5. Patrick Mazeika, C
  6. Jhoan Urena, 3B
  7. Colby Woodmansee, SS
  8. Jeffrey Diehl, LF
  9. Enmanuel Zabala, RF

Starting Pitcher: RHP Thomas McIlraith

Game Notes: Andrew Church pitched 5.2 innings on Opening Day, allowing only one earned run and striking out four. Patrick Mazeika hit a solo home run for the Mets only run in the 3-1 loss to Palm Beach.

Columbia Fireflies (1-0) vs Augusta GreenJackets (0-1) 7:05 PM ET, Tunein

  1. Gene Cone, RF
  2. Luis Carpio, 2B
  3. Desmond Lindsay, CF
  4. Blake Tiberi, 3B
  5. Dash Winningham, 1B
  6. Michael Paez, SS
  7. Tim Tebow, DH
  8. Jacob Zanon, LF
  9. Ali Sanchez, DH

Starting Pitcher: RHP Jordan Humphreys

Game Notes: Tim Tebow, Michael Paez and Dash Winningham all homered last night in the Fireflies 14-7 win over Augusta. Sanchez and Tiberi both reached base four times and scored three runs.