Binghamton Mets: The BMets swept a double header from Erie Wednesday, winning 3-2 and 5-2. 3B David Wright continues to swing the hot stick, extending his hitting streak to seven games to begin the 2004 season by going a combined 4-6 with two doubles in the two games. RHP Matthew Peterson had his second straight quality start, allowing just one earned run on four hits and walk through five innings. Peterson struck out seven batters and now has 13 K's in 10 innings pitched so far. Joselo Diaz picked up his first victory of the season in game two by throwing five innings of no-hit baseball in game two of the double header, walking four and striking out eight batters. Diaz has allowed just four hits in 8.2 innings in two starts. CF Wayne Lydon went 1-7 on the day, going 0-3 in the first game. Lydon has struggled to find his stroke, going hitless in four of his first six games with eight strikeouts but has still managed to swipe four bases (including two Wednesday) this season.
|Ragsdale: Hitting .538 in his last three games.|
Talk about your turn arounds! SS Corey Ragsdale, known more for his struggles at the plate than his defensive prowess in the field, had his third straight multi-hit game, going 3-4 and raising his average to .304 for the season. "Rags" is 7 for his last 13 with two doubles and a triple.
Capital City Bombers: 1B Ian Bladergroen hit a home run in his second straight game (2-5, 2 RBI), extending his hitting streak to seven games, leading the Bombers to a 9-8 victory over Greensboro Wednesday afternoon. DH Tyler Davidson also extended his hitting streak to seven games by going 1-4 with two runs scored. OF Jamar Hill went 2-5 Wednesday, only his third game with at least one hit this season. He chipped in with two RBI, giving him more RBI (7) than hits (6) this season. OF Andrew Wilson was the offensive hero for the Bombers, clubbing two home runs and driving in four runs. The Bombers now have 9 home runs in seven games this season.