Minors 4.13.13: Matz effective for 5 innings

COLORADO SPRINGS 11, LAS VEGAS 6: Starter Darin Gorski surrendered five runs on six hits and four walks in two innings. Josh Satin went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer, three RBIs and three walks in the loss. He is hitting .474. Box

NEW HAMPSHIRE 6, BINGHAMTON 1: Starting pitcher Erik Goedell walked four batters in

lastname Goeddel 4 1/3 innings before departing. B-Mets pitchers combined to walk nine. Reliever Adrian Rosario issued a bases-loaded walk to Ricardo Nanita in the sixth. John Church then entered and surrendered two more bases-loaded walks. For the inning, the Fisher Cats scored three runs on one hit. Binghamton had taken a 1-0 lead in the first inning against Ryan Tepera. Alonzo Harris led off with a single, stole second and advanced to third on a fielder’s interference call, then scored on a fielder’s choice by Richard Lucas. After the rough first inning, Tepera breezed through the Binghamton lineup for the next five innings. He allowed no more than four B-Mets to come to the plate in an inning. Tepera threw six innings, gave up one unearned run and allowed three hits. Fernando Hernandez threw the final three innings for New Hampshire and earned his first 2013 save. The B-Mets loaded the bases in the ninth, but couldn’t push a run across. Binghamton went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position. New Hampshire manager Gary Allenson was ejected in the sixth inning by third-base ump Brian Reilly. B-Mets center fielder Darrell Ceciliani was ejected in the same frame by plate umpire Jeff Morrow for arguing balls and strikes. Box

BRADENTON 4, ST. LUCIE 3: Starter Noah Syndergaard allowed two runs on four hits and four walks while striking out eight in five innings. St. Lucie took a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh when T.J. Rivera's fielder's choice groundout scored Travis Taijeron, who had singled. But Estarlin Morel (1-1) surrendered two runs in the bottom half. Rivera now has 11 RBIs. Box

SAVANNAH 8, ROME 6: Left-hander Steven Matz allowed one unearned run in the first inning, then settled down to retire 12 of the next 13 hitters he faced in five innings of work.

lastname Matz Matz, the Mets' top pick in 2009, struck out seven and walked one in his second start. The Gnats broke a 6-all tie with two runs in the seventh against Braves reliever Lucas Sims. Sims walked Yucarybert De La Cruz, then hit Brandon Nimmo in the foot. Jayce Boyd brought home De La Cruz with an infield groundout. Kevin Plawecki plated Nimmo with a double for an 8-6 lead. Savannah had scored four times in the fifth to take a 5-1 lead. With Cole Frenzel at third, De La Cruz lined a single off Braves starter Patrick Scoggin to score Frenzel. Scoggin left the game, escorted by the Rome trainer. Brandon Rohde entered and hit Nimmo with a pitch. Boyd followed with a three-run homer. Rome got a run back in the sixth when Edison Sanchez homered off Tim Peterson. The Gnats answered in the bottom half on doubles from Jeffrey Glenn and Frenzel for a 6-2 lead. The Braves scored four times on six hits in the seventh. However, with two men aboard and no outs, Julian Hilario struck out three Braves in a row to preserve a tie. Hilario delivered a 1-2-3 eighth for his first win. Hunter Carnevale worked around two singles in the ninth for his first save of 2013. Box

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