The Kingsport Mets may have dropped an 11-2 Appalachian League decision to the Burlington Royals on Saturday at Hunter Wright Stadium, but their magic number also dropped.
The Kingsport Mets scored first, but that was it in Friday night’s 5-1 Appalachian League loss to the Burlington Royals at Hunter Wright Stadium.
KINGSPORT — Kingsport is a step closer to an Appalachian League playoff berth.
The Kingsport Mets took a crucial doubleheader from the Bristol Pirates on Wednesday at Hunter Wright Stadium.
Kingsport and Bristol are tied for second place in the Appy League West Division, four games behind leader Elizabethton going into Tuesday’s games.
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Rylan Thomas’ two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning capped a remarkable comeback for the Greeneville Reds, who handed the Kingsport Mets a 12-9 defeat Monday night at Pioneer Park.
The Kingsport Mets and Greeneville Reds split Sunday’s Appy League twin bill, the K-Mets winning the opener 5-0 and the Reds taking the nightcap 7-6.
Alexander Vizcaino kept the Kingsport Mets in check Saturday, pitching the Pulaski Yankees to a 5-1 win — and three-game Appalachian League series sweep — at Calfee Park.
The Pulaski Yankees built a 7-0 lead on their way to an 8-1 Appy League win over the Kingsport Mets on Friday night.
Kingsport pitching had a hard time finding the strike zone Thursday night and the Mets dropped a 7-2 Appalachian League decision to Pulaski.
Trailing by four runs, Kingsport cut loose for seven in the bottom of the third inning and went on to capture a 10-4 Appalachian League win at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The K-Mets trailed 7-2 before scoring four in the bottom of the sixth inning on two, two-run home runs. Kingsport added another run in the bottom of the ninth. But the rally fell short with Bluefield holding on for an 9-7 win.
With the Appalachian League season down to the final three weeks, the Kingsport Mets kept themselves in playoff position with an 8-3 victory over the Bluefield Blue Jays on Sunday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.