Binghamton Mets Host New Hampshire Tonight
The Binghamton Mets are back and begin a seven-game homestand and a three-game series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats tonight at 6:35 at NYSEG Stadium. Left-hander Steven Matz makes the start for Binghamton while Kendall Graveman will be on the hill for the Fisher Cats.
Matz makes his seventh start of the season with the B-Mets. He is 4-1 with a 2.75 ERA. Gravemen makes his first start at the Double-A level. He was 8-4 in the Florida State League with Dunedin, the Toronto Blue Jays Class A affiliate.
Binghamton enters tonight's game with a record of 63-44. New Hampshire is 50-57. The B-Mets are in second place in the Eastern Division and are 4.5 games in back of the Portland Sea Dogs. New Hampshire is in fifth place in the same division...17.5 games out of first place.
In 16 previous meetings this season the B-Mets hold an 11-5 edge over the Fisher Cats and are up at NYSEG Stadium 4-2. Binghamton has won 6 of the last 7 meetings. Brian Burgamy has ripped Fisher Cats pitching going 19-52 with five home runs and a .365 batting average.