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Binghamton slips by Aeros 1-0 in 10 innings

By sstorm Published: June 30, 2009

BINGHAMTON METS 1, AKRON AEROS 0 - 10 innings

KEY STATS: With the loss, the Aeros snapped their consecutive series' wins at seven...B-Mets starter Dylan Owen entered the game with a 0-5 mark and 6.83 ERA but blanked the Aeros through a season-high 7 2/3 innings to go along with a season-high seven strikeouts.

KEY MOMENTS: Aeros starter Jeanmar Gomez shutout the B-Mets through six innings and right-handed reliever Carlton Smith followed with three hitless innings...Binghamton broke the scoreless tie with with a run in the 10th against Aeros closer Vinnie Pestano. Ruben Tejada led off the extra frame with a single, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt, took third on a ground out and scored the game winner on Josh Thole's single...The Aeros made it interesting in the bottom of the 10th against former Akron reliever Jim Ed Warden, with Jared Goedert leading off with a single to right. Speedster Jose Constanza looked to beat out his bunt that moved Goedert to second, but was called out in a close play. But Warden hit Jerad Head to put two men on and was taken out of the game in favor of right-hander Connor Robertson. Despite coming on to face the meat of the Akron lineup, Robertson quickly quelled the threat by inducing Nick Weglarz to hit into a fielder's choice that erased Head then coaxed Carlos Santana to ground out to end the game.

STORM'S STAR: With three more shutout innings, Smith raised his consecutive scoreless innings streak to 16 2/3 - spanning his last seven outings.

UP NEXT: The Aeros hit the road en route to Bowie (Baltimore Orioles) to open a seven-game road trip that begins with a four-game series against the Baysox tonight. Indians right-hander Fausto Carmona (0-0, 0.00 ERA) is scheduled to pitch for the Aeros on a major league rehab assignment facing Bowie right-hander Radhames Liz (2-0, 3.00 ERA).

RADIO: WARF (1350 am).

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