The Binghamton Mets have the best record in the Eastern League at 33-24.  That's good enough for a two-game lead over the Portland Sea Dogs and the Trenton Thunder in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League.

Tonight the B-Mets and Thunder square off in the first game of a three-game series at NYSEG Stadium.  Game time is 6:35 PM (airtime at 6:20 on News Radio 1290 WNBF).  The two teams have played three times this season in Trenton with the Thunder winning two of those three outings.  Trenton is the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees.

Erik Goeddell (4-2)  is scheduled to start on the mound for Binghamton.  He'll be opposed by Zach Nuding (2-6)  for the Thunder. The B-Mets are 10-4 in their last 14 games.

The B-Mets are led in hitting by Josh Rodriguez at .309 and Cesar Puello with a .302 average.  Puello also leads the club in home runs with eight.  On the mound Binghamton has two of the league's best.  Logan Verrett is 6-2 with an ERA at 3.86.  Rafael Montero is 6-3 with a 2.72 ERA.

The Thunder is lead by Rob Segedin with a .338 batting average and Walter Ibarra  at .324.  Nik Turley is 5-3 to pace the pitching staff in victories and tonight's scheduled starter Zach Nuding sports a 3.28 ERA.