MMN Recap: David Peterson Makes Professional Debut With Cyclones

By Daniel Muras

August 5, 2017 6 Comments

Las Vegas 51s 3, Oklahoma City Dodgers 2 F/13 Box Score

Phillip Evans walked with the bases loaded to force in the walk-off run.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies (62-46) 3, Harrisburg Senators (46-63) 2  Box Score

Binghamton scored all three of their runs in the first inning of this game. Guillorme put the Rumble Ponies on the board by scoring on a passed ball. Kaczmarski would double home Kevin Taylor and Matt Oberste later in the inning. Lagares had one hit in his fourth rehab game with Binghamton.

Milone made his second rehab start with the Rumble Ponies and pitched well over 4.2 innings. Smith came into the game to get the final out of the fifth inning. The game was then called due to rain after the top of the sixth inning.

Tampa Yankees (65-45) 9, St. Lucie Mets (49-60) 4  Box Score

After having an outstanding .997 OPS in July, Alonso has gotten off to a hot start to August as well. Alonso is 6 for 10 with four extra base hits and three walks in three August games.

After having two solid starts in a row, Church struggled through five innings in this game. After getting off to a decent start to the season, Church has a 7.83 ERA over his last ten start, Bautista, who was part of the trade for Addison Reed, made his first appearance with St. Lucie and struck out three batters in two innings. He topped out at 99 MPH on the gun.

Columbia Fireflies (56-51) vs. Augusta GreenJackets 

Columbia’s game against Augusta was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on August 5.

Tri-City ValleyCats (21-22) 4, Brooklyn Cyclones (14-30) 2  Box Score

The Cyclones were only able to score two runs on five hits in this game. Manea got the Cyclones on the board with his first professional home run in the second inning. Leon Byrd drove in the team’s second run with a sacrifice fly in the third inning.

Peterson, the first round draft pick from 2017, made his first professional start in this game and gave up one run in his lone inning of work. Medina came in after Peterson and pitched a solid 5.2 innings. Medina has walked just 7 batters in 47.0 innings and has walked one batter or less in all but one of his nine appearance.

Kingsport Mets (17-24) 4, Bristol Pirates (9-33) 3  Box Score

The Mets scored four runs on seven hits in this game. Dirocie hit a walk off double in the bottom of the tenth inning. He now has seven extra base hits in his last six games.

Ford has struck out 18 batters in just 10.1 innings so far this season.

DSL Mets1 (34-18) 6, DSL Nationals (21-32) 1  Box Score

The Mets were able to score six runs on just eight hits in this game. They were very productive with men on base, as they went 5 for 11 with runners in scoring position.

Ramirez has been outstanding this season and has a 45:2 strikeout to walk ratio over 54.2 innings. He has greatly cut down his walks from last year, as he had 30 walks in just 42.0 innings in 2016.

DSL Mets2 (38-15) 10, DSL Rojos (24-29) 5  Box Score

Santana had a huge game, having four hits including his third home run of the season. The 18 year old has walked more than he has struck out and has stolen twelve bases this season.

  • RHP Oscar Rojas (0-1, 2.37 ERA) 4.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 3 K
  • RHP Joel Romero (5-3, 2.70 ERA) 4.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, K

Rojas has given up two runs or less in each of his first four professional starts.