Big Bats Complete The Sweep

By WBNG News

Big Bats Complete The Sweep

August 24, 2011 Updated Aug 24, 2011 at 10:43 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The B-Mets hit three homers and extended their winning streak to season-best seven games.

The B-Mets defeated the Erie SeaWolves 10-5 Wednesday night.

Binghamton has won ten of their last eleven games and outscored their opponents 83-42 over that span. This is their 15th win in August.

BMets starter Robert Carson handed out two walks and paid for it when Rawley Bishop singled home a run in the first inning.

The B-Mets responded quickly in their first turn at bat. Matt den Dekker homered off Casey Crosby over the left field fence. It's his tenth homer of the season.

Den Dekker homered in the second with a three-run home run.

Gronauer launched a solo homer into the rail yard in the fourth and Eric Campbell drove in a pair of runs on a single in the fifth. Juan Lagares' single in the fifth extended his hitting streak to 14 games.

Crosby exited after allowing a season-high eight runs on eight hits over five innings. Rob Waite took over in the seventh and allowed three straight hits, capped by Niuman Romero's two-run double. Binghamton held a 10-1 lead through six.

Carson served up a three-run homer to John Murrian to cut Binghamton's lead to 10-4.

Carson collected his fourth win of the season. Crosby was handed his sixth loss.

Binghamton (59-71) welcomes in the Altoona Curve for a four-game series starting Wednesday night at 6:35pm. The Mets also welcome in Jose Reyes, who will start a three-game rehab assignment with the B-Mets.

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