New Britain, CT (WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Mets rallied from an early three-run deficit to score eight unanswered runs and run away with a 9-4 victory over New Britain.
Matt den Dekker reached base in all five of his trips to the plate and scored four runs to lead the B-Mets to their fourth straight victory.
Binghamton jumped on top in the first inning.
Den Dekker drew a leadoff walk from erratic starter Brett Jacobson.
Three batters later, Allan Dykstra plated den Dekker with a bloop double to left.
New Britain came back in the bottom of the frame to take the lead.
Collin McHugh loaded the bases on a pair of singles and a hit by pitch.
Mike Hollimon drove in a pair for the Rock Cats with a hard-hit single to right.
Nate Hanson rounded out the three-run stanza with a sacrifice fly to right.
The Rock Cats made it a 4-1 lead in the fourth.
McHugh walked Mark Dolenc to start the inning. Dolenc stole second, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on a second wild pitch from the right-hander.
The B-Mets drew back within a run in the third.
Den Dekker accepted a leadoff walk.
Jordany Valdespin followed with a ringing double to the gap in right-center to chase the runner home from first.
Valdespin moved to third on a flyout to right and scored on a sac fly from Dykstra, making it 4-3.
Binghamton took the lead for good in the fifth against Jacobson.
Den Dekker smashed a one-out double and scored on Valdespin’s second double of the game to tie the score.
After stealing third, Valdespin scored on a fielder’s choice by Dykstra to give the B-Mets a 5-4 lead.
Jacobson was hung with his fourth straight loss.
The wild righty allowed five runs over 4 1/3 innings and walked four men.
McHugh exited after four innings in favor of Brad Holt, who was unhittable.
The right-hander retired all six men he faced, including a pair of strikeouts, to earn his fourth win of the season.
Josh Satin provided Binghamton an insurance run in the seventh off reliever Blake Martin.
Den Dekker worked out a leadoff walk, Valdespin sacrificed him to second and Satin drove him home with a double to the gap in left center.
The B-Mets added three runs in the ninth to provide some breathing room.
Raul Reyes extended his hitting streak to eight games with an RBI double in the frame, tying his longest streak of the season.
Stinson followed Holt with two, shutout innings of his own to segue to Rhiner Cruz.
The Binghamton stopper finished the game with a scoreless ninth despite loading the bases with nobody out.
Satin and Valdespin both enjoyed 2-for-4 showings with two doubles each.
For Satin, it raised his Eastern League-leading total to 32 two-baggers.