Binghamton Mets Win Fifth Straight in Marathon Game
The Binghamton Mets defeated the New Hampshire Fisher Cats in Manchester, N.H. today 9-8 in a fourteen-inning contest. The game took four hours and 41 minutes to complete and is the longest game the B-Mets have played so far this season.
The victory is the fifth in a row for the B-Mets as they swept all three games in the series against the Fisher Cats. It puts Binghamton's season record at 23-16.
Matt Reynolds drove in Kyle Johnson with the eventual game-winning run for Binghamton in the top of the 14th inning. Johnson had doubled and moved to third on a single by Brian Burgamy. Johnson now has hit safely in 10 consecutive games for the B-Mets.
Adam Kolarek pitched the 12th and 13th innings to win his first game of the season. John Church worked the 14th inning to preserve the lead for Binghamton.
The B-Mets head to Portland, Maine for six games in four days/ nights against the Sea Dogs. Action begins at 5 PM tomorrow in a doubleheader (airtime at 4:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF).