Taijeron Homers in Mets 5-1 Loss to Stripers
Lawrenceville, GA - Travis Taijeron hit his 15th home run of the season, but the Syracuse Mets fell to the Gwinnett Stripers, 5-1, on Sunday afternoon at Coolray Field.
Gwinnett (41-33) jumped on the board in the bottom of the first inning. With one out, Jack Lopez singled. Adam Duvall followed with a home run over the left-center-field wall for a 2-0 Stripers lead.
Syracuse (36-39) responded in the top of the second. With two outs, Taijeron homered to center field, cutting the deficit to one, 2-1.
The Stripers added to their lead in the sixth. With the bases loaded and two outs, Travis Demeritte hit a pinch-hit, two-run single to right field that extended the Gwinnett advantage to there, 4-1.
In the seventh, Gwinnett added its final run. With one out, the Strippers loaded the bases again. Ryan LaMarre then singled, bringing home Lopez from third to make it a 5-1 ballgame.
Syracuse returns home to begin a four-game series against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at NBT Bank Stadium on Monday night. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
• Discuss this story on the International League message board...
International League Stories from June 23, 2019
- Red Wings End Ohio Trip with 7-1 Loss Sunday - Rochester Red Wings
- The Candy Man Can Lead the Mud Hens - Toledo Mud Hens
- Bichette Has 4-Hit Day in Bisons' 8-1 Win over Tides - Buffalo Bisons
- Pigs Walked off After Erasing 7-0 Deficit - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
- Pigs' rally from down 7-0 cut short as Columbus wins 10-9 - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
- Indians Take Series in Pawtucket with 4-3 Comeback Victory - Indianapolis Indians
- RailRiders top Durham Bulls as Logan Morrison ties franchise record - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
- Allard, Duvall Lead Gwinnett over Syracuse 5-1 - Gwinnett Stripers
- Indians Come Back to Take Series Finale from PawSox - Pawtucket Red Sox
- Taijeron Homers in Mets 5-1 Loss to Stripers - Syracuse Mets
- Game Information: Indianapolis Indians (38-34) at Pawtucket Red Sox (31-42) - Indianapolis Indians
- Bisons Game Notes - Buffalo vs. Norfolk (1:05 p.m.) - Buffalo Bisons
- Lyles Set for Major League Rehab Start with Tribe - Indianapolis Indians
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Syracuse Mets Stories
- Mets Invite Four Teams to be Their Affiliates
- Syracuse Mets Commemorative Bricks on Sale Now
- Syracuse Mets Introduce 2020 Season T-Shirt & Face Masks
- 2020 International League Championship Season Cancelled
- Mets Catcher Rene Rivera Plays for Virtual Division Title Tonight at 6:30 Live on Twitch