The SeaWolves offense struggled again on Wednesday night in Binghamon as they dropped their third straight game, falling to the Mets 7-2.
Binghamton jumped ahead in the second against Erie starter Jeff Ferrell. Cory Vaughan singled, stole second and scored on a WIlfredo Tovar base hit for a 1-0 lead.
In the fourth, the SeaWolves tied the game against Mets starter Matt Bowman. Eugenio Suarez led off with a double, moved to third on an Aaron Westlake groundout and scored on a Ramon Cabrera infield single.
The Mets regained the lead in the fifth. With two outs, Ferrell surrendered a single to Kevin Plawecki. Ferrell was lifted for Matt Crouse who gave up a double to Jayce Boyed and single to Darrell Ceciliani plating a pair for a 3-1 Mets edge.
In the sixth, Matt Reynolds led off, reached on an error and moved to scoring position on a walk. Reynolds advanced to third on a fly out and scored on a Kyle Johnson sacrifice fly for a 4-1 lead.
Binghamton put the game out of reach against reliever Kenny Faulk in the seventh with more two-out runs. With a runner on first, Reynolds walked putting a pair on with two outs for Travis Taijeron. Taijeron doubled home Ceciliani making it 5-1. Tovar capped the Mets scoring with a bloop single plating a pair for a 7-1 lead.
Erie got one back in the eighth off of reliever T.J. Chism. Jamie Johnson and Devon Travis each walked. With one out, Westlake singled home Johnson making it 7-2. Erie would get no closer.
Ferrell (0-1) took the loss allowing two runs on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 4.2 innings.
In the two games in Binghamton, 13 of the 14 Mets runs scored with two outs.
The SeaWolves return home on Thursday night for their home opener against the Trenton Thunder at 6:35 p.m.
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