Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Oberste’s Walk-Off Delivers B-Mets 3-2 Win
BINGHAMTON, NY- Matt Oberste drove in Phillip Evans with a walk-off fielder’s choice in the bottom of the 11th and the B-Mets defeated the Bowie Baysox, 3-2, Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium. Binghamton earned its fifth walk-off of the season and the second in the last four games.
Evans worked a leadoff walk in the 11th and took third on a single from Dominic Smith. Oberste then sent a chopper to first that Bowie first baseman Chris O’Brien fielded and threw home. Evans was moving on contact and slid in ahead of the tag for the game-winning run.
Evans finished 3-for-4 with a double, a run batted in and the run scored and Oberste was 2-for-5 with two RBI.
Smith led off the second with a single then took third on an Oberste double. L.J. Mazzilli followed with a grounder to short, allowing Smith to score and give Binghamton a 1-0 lead.
With two outs in the third, Drew Dosch drove a triple off the right field wall. Garabez Rosa then singled to left, scoring Dosch to tie it at one.
The B-Mets regained their lead in the sixth, beginning with a leadoff infield single by Champ Stuart. Evans then shot a double to the right field corner, scoring Stuart from first to put Binghamton ahead, 2-1.
Bowie tied it again on an unearned run in the seventh. Adrian Marin reached on an error charged to Smith to lead it off. He then scored on a Dosch double, tying the game at two.
Tyler Herron got the start for the B-Mets and struck out four while allowing two runs, one earned, on eight hits over seven innings. He took a no-decision. Bowie starter Jayson Aquino lasted eight innings and struck out four with two runs allowed. He also picked up a no-decision.
Luis Mateo (2-4) earned the win with a scoreless 11th inning. Smith went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a pair of singles.
The finale of the three-game series is scheduled for 1:05 PM on Wednesday. RHP Rafael Montero makes the start for Binghamton against RHP Jason Garcia for Bowie. The Horizons Federal Credit Union Pregame Show can be heard starting at 12:50 PM on ESPN 1360, WYOS and the Binghamton Mets channel on TuneIn.
POSTGAME NOTES: Amed Rosario went 0-for-5 to snap his ten-game hitting streak, only the second time in 22 games as a B-Met that he failed to record a hit…Phillip Evans recorded his 18th multi-hit game and his fourth three-hit game.
Season tickets and mini packs are on sale now and may be purchased in person at NYSEG Stadium or by visiting www.bmets.com or calling (607) 723-METS.
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