Horwitz, Berroa Mash the Mets

Sunday, June 02 2024 @ 06:50 AM EDT

Contributed by: Gerry

Spencer Horwitz and Steward Berroa combined for nine hits in Buffalo's win. Gabriel Martinez had a big hit as New Hampshire won. Vancouver shut out Tri-City behind Rafael Sanchez. Dunedin and the FCL Jays lost.

Leo Jimenez was placed on the IL after being hit by a pitch in Fridays game. Michael Turconi has promoted to Buffalo to take his place and Ryan McCarty is heading for New Hampshire to replace Turconi.

Buffalo 13 Syracuse 5

New Hampshire 4 Akron 3

Tri-City 0 Vancouver 5

St. Lucie 8 Dunedin 0

FCL Blue Jays 1 FCL Tigers 2

Three Stars

Third Star - Gabriel Martinez

Second Star - Steward Berroa

First Star - Spencer Horwitz



The Bisons had 17 hits and the first two hitters in the order had more than half of them. Steward Berroa was 4-6 with three doubles. He scored four runs. Spencer Horwitz went one better, going 5-6 with a home run and two doubles. He had six RBI. Addison Barger hit a three run home run, his seventh.

Michael Turconi, called up to replace Leo Jimenez, had two hits.

Aaron Sanchez pitched long enough to get the win, 5.1 innings. He was charged with five runs.

For NH, Gabriel Martinez hit a solo home run in the seventh to break a 3-3 tie. It was NH's only extra base hit. Martinez had two of the Cats six hits.

Adam Macko was victimized by two hits. In the first inning he hit a batter then surrendered a two run home run. In the fifth a triple scored the third run. Overall in five innings he struck out seven while allowing the three runs.

Vancouver followed their doubleheader sweep with a shutout. Rafael Sanchez just conceded four hits in five innings. He didn't walk anyone while striking out six.

Glenn Santiago got the C's on the board in the fifth with a three run home run, his second. Estiven Machado came on as a sub for Jace Bohrofen who was taken out of the game. Machado had two hits and drove in the other two runs. Jeff Wehler and Jommer Hernandez had two hits each.

Dunedin were shutout with just five hits, all singles. Two rehabbers, Damiano Palmegiani and Payton Williams had a hit each.

Nolan Perry went 4.1 innings with no hits allowed and four K's. Per Savant Perry threw six different pitches and generated ten whiffs on thirty swings.

The FCL Jays lost via a self inflicted wound in the bottom of the ninth. Pitcher Julio Ortiz hit a batter, balked him to second, wild pitched him to third and had him score on a fielders choice.