After seven scoreless innings, Mark Vientos delivered a single to score Shervyen Newton from second in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Kingsport Mets (2-0) their first run of the game against the Princeton Rays.
Greeneville’s debut as the Appalachian League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds didn’t go so well.
The K-Mets pounded out 13 hits, including a 3-for-4, three-RBI performance from Shervyen Newton, on the way to a 7-3 win over Princeton on Tuesday.
The Kingsport Mets notched the first win of the 2018 Appalachian League season on Tuesday, beating the Princeton Rays 7-3 at Hunter Wright Stadium.
Appalachian League baseball has been around for a long time, and there are plenty of interesting faces, names and places through the years.
Cooper Farris knows a lot about baseball. He also knows some about the Kingsport area. Farris will put his knowledge of both together this summer as an assistant coach for the Kingsport Mets.
The Kingsport Mets are in town and looking to hit the ground running. They open the Appy League season Tuesday with a three-game home series against the Princeton Rays.
The Kingsport Mets are cranking up the fan experience at Hunter Wright with a new LED scoreboard, Dale Murphy bobblehead night, Fun Fest Night, fireworks and more.
A few new faces and a familiar one will be guiding the Kingsport Mets through the 2018 Appalachian League season.
The newest team in the Appalachian League will make its first stop at Hunter Wright Stadium on July 10 when the Kingsport Mets host the Greeneville Reds.
Sean Ratliff, the hitting instructor for the K-Mets in the 2015 season, will return to Kingsport this summer as the team’s manager.
At last month’s Baseball Winter Meetings, Minor League Baseball named Lee Landers the 2017 King of Baseball, an award that recognizes a veteran of professional baseball for longtime dedication and service.
Appalachian League Western Division champion Elizabethton (41-26) won over Kingsport for the second night in a row on Wednesday.
Wander Javier smacked a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to lift Elizabethton to a 6-3 win over Kingsport in the opening game of their regular season-ending series Tuesday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The Bristol Pirates continued their late-season push to avoid the fewest victories in a single season in Appalachian League history on Monday against the Kingsport Mets.