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Minors 4.21.15: Dustin Lawley homer helps lift B-Mets

RENO 8, LAS VEGAS 3: Darin Gorski surrendered three homers and was charged with eight runs on 11 hits and three walks in four innings. Dilson Herrera (3-for-4, RBI) produced his seventh straight multi-hit game. Alex Castellanos and Travis Taijeron had second-inning homers as Las Vegas briefly held a 2-0 lead. Duane Below contributed three scoreless relief innings. Box

BINGHAMTON 5, ERIE 2: With the B-Mets trailing 2-1 in the eighth, Dustin Lawley launched a game-tying homer. Later in the frame, Jairo Perez and Eudy Pina stroked consecutive two-out singles to set the stage for Gilbert Gomez. After striking out in each of his first three at-bats, Gomez plated the go-ahead run with a single. Jayce Boyd added a two-RBI single to cap the four-run frame. B-Mets starter Matt Koch held the SeaWolves scoreless until the sixth. With two outs, Harold Castro singled and came around to score on Josh Prince's double to even the score at 1. Erie didn’t score again until the eighth inning, against reliever Paul Sewald (1-0). Wynton Bernard singled to open the inning. He moved to second on Sewald's error, stole third base, then came around to score on Castro's sacrifice fly. Dario Alvarez recorded the first two outs of the ninth before giving way to Jon Velasquez with a runner on first. Velasquez needed one pitch to record the save. Josh Rodriguez had homered in the second to open the scoring. Koch surrendered one run on five hits in a no-decision. He struck out six in seven innings. Box

JUPITER 3, ST. LUCIE 1 (8 innings)

ST. LUCIE 10, JUPITER 4: The Mets mustered one hit in Game 1, but nearly won. Maikis De La Cruz produced a leadoff homer in the fifth against Jarlin Garcia to open the scoring. The Mets took that 1-0 lead into the final frame, but could not hold the lead. Bobby Parnell, on a rehab assignment, entered for the save in the seventh and was wild. He surrendered a one-out RBI single to Cameron Flynn that tied the score. Parnell ended up loading the bases, but struck out Rehiner Cordova for the second out. Akeel Morris relieved Parnell and got the final out to avoid further damage. Brian Anderson blasted a go-ahead homer against Morris in the first extra inning. The loss spoiled a stellar pitching performance by Miller Diaz. He blanked the Hammerheads for six innings, allowing three singles and striking out six. Outside of the De La Cruz homer, Garcia was perfect through six innings. Parnell allowed two hits and two walks while striking out one. He recorded two outs.

In Game 2, the Hammerheads jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first against Robert Gsellman, but the Mets' bats came alive in the bottom half. They scored three runs -- on an RBI single by De La Cruz and two-run double by Matt Oberste. Colton Plaia launched a solo homer in the second and added an RBI double in the third. De La Cruz completed the scoring in the sixth. He laced a two-run triple and scored on the same play due to a throwing error for a 10-3 lead. After giving up two runs in the first, Gsellman settled down and didn’t allow another run. He escaped multiple jams and departed after 4 2/3 innings. Julian Hilario earned the win in relief. De La Cruz finished the nightcap 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Michael Conforto went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI. Box 1, Box 2

ROME 2, SAVANNAH 1: Savannah starter Scarlyn Reyes allowed two fourth-inning runs, and that was enough to sink the Gnats. Ozhaino Albies had a leadoff triple and scored on Keith Curcio's double. Jordan Edgerton then singled to plate Curcio and give the Braves a 2-1 lead. Reyes faced the minimum nine batters in the opening three innings. He struck out seven and walked one in six innings, but took the loss to fall to 0-2. Jimmy Duff and Shane Bay combined for three scoreless relief innings. The Gnats (4-7) plated their lone run in the second inning, when Stefan Sabol doubled and scored J.C. Rodriguez's single. Rodriguez finished 3-for-4. The Gnats placed the tying run at third base with two outs in the seventh and ninth innings, but failed to drive in the baserunner each time. The game ended with two runners in scoring position when Vicente Lupo grounded out. Box

Compiled with team reports