If you’re a baseball fan that loves offense, then you would have loved to be at the Binghamton Mets home opener on Thursday night.
The B-Mets put on an offensive explosion in front of a crowd of 3,647 fans in NYSEG Stadium, to beat the Harrisburg Senators 9-3.
The suburb offensive production that was put on display by Binghamton, began from the get go.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning, the B-Mets would push across three runs to take the lead.
Leading the way for Binghamton was second baseman T.J Rivera. Rivera tied the game with an RBI single, would come around to score later in the inning off a 2 RBI double by third baseman Dustin Lawley.
Rivera would then drive in another run in the second inning, to give the B-Mets a for 4-1 lead.
With the score 5-3 in favor of Binghamton in the seventh inning, the B-Mets began to pull away.
In total, the B-Mets pushed out a season high 17 hits against the Senators pitching staff. They were 8-18 while hitting with runners in scoring position on the night, after going a combined 1-12 in the previous two games.
Also, every Binghamton position player had at least a hit in the game as well.
With the win the B-Mets improve to 5-3 on the season. They will continue their four game series with the Senators, on Friday night at 7:05 p.m.