PORTLAND – The Binghamton Mets scored 11 unanswered runs to complete a four-game sweep of the Portland Sea Dogs, 12-6 at Hadlock Field.

Tim McNabb (2-0) earned the victory in relief for Binghamton. The Mets’ bullpen worked six scoreless innings, yielding four hits, three walks and five strikeouts.

Kyle Jackson (3-2) gave up five runs (three earned) in 1 2/3 innings to take the loss for Portland. The Sea Dogs bullpen allowed nine runs on seven hits and two hit batters.

Andrew Pinckney went 2-for-4 and knocked in 2 runs for the Sea Dogs (15-15). Iggy Suarez blasted his first Double-A home run – a two-run shot over the Maine Monster in the second inning. Cory Keylor had two hits, including his third triple of the season.

Andrew Dobies took a no-decision for Portland, pitching five innings, yielding eight hits and three runs. Binghamton took a 1-0 lead on a sacrifice fly by Mark Kiger (3 RBI) in the second inning. Portland stormed right back in their second inning to score four runs off Ricardo Morales on Pinckney’s two-run double and Suarez’s home run. In the third inning, the Sea Dogs scored twice on Cory Keylor’s triple and Dusty Brown’s sacrifice fly.

The Mets (13-20) took over the game in the seventh inning with six 2-out runs off Jackson and Vaughan. Mark Kiger and Caleb Stewart had two-run singles to give Binghamton an 11-6 advantage.

The Mets added the final run of the series in the eighth inning on a two-out run-scoring single by Coles.


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