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Syracuse Mets edge Worcester in extras

The Syracuse Mets edged the Worcester Red Sox, 6-5, in 10 innings on Friday night at Polar Park.

Tim Adleman started for Syracuse and tossed two shutout innings.

The Mets opened the scoring in the top of the second inning as Gosuke Katoh launched his sixth home run of the season over the right-field wall.

Worcester knotted the game in the bottom of the fourth as Christin Stewart grounded one through the left side for a run-scoring single.

Syracuse regained the lead in the top of the sixth. Francisco Alvarez smoked an RBI double to center and Nick Plummer dunked one into shallow center for a two-run single to make it 4-1.


In the bottom of the seventh, the WooSox made it a one-run game. Nick Sogard drove in a run with an RBI single and another run scored on an RBI groundout by Grant Williams.

Worcester tied the game in the bottom of the eighth as Ronaldo Hernandez ripped an RBI double to center to make it, 4-4. That ended up sending the game to extra innings.

In the top of the 10th, Khalil Lee put the Mets back on top with a run-scoring groundout. Later in the frame, Mark Vientos hammered an RBI single to left to make it 6-4. The WooSox added a run in the home half of the inning on a passed ball, but the Syracuse bullpen was able to hold the lead to secure the victory.

Connor Grey will get the ball on Saturday as the Mets will try to secure a series win. The first pitch is slated for 4:05 p.m.



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