Binghamton's Brett Harper had silenced the crowd in the top of the inning with a two-out, one-on homer to give the Mets the lead. Harper ripped the first pitch from reliever Julio Mateo for his 16th homer.
It was the first Reading appearance for Mateo (1-0), who had come from Seattle on Tuesday in the trade that sent Reading's Jesus Merchan to the Mariners.
Bowie 8, Trenton 7
TRENTON - A three-run homer by Luis Montanez capped an eight-run first inning and the Baysox held on to defeat the Thunder in the Eastern League.
Trenton scored six times in the fifth, including a three-run homer by Matt Carson.
Lakewood 7, Kannapolis 4
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Antonio Bastardo struck out five in seven innings to lead the BlueClaws in the South Atlantic League.
Camden 11, Lancaster 3
LANCASTER - Brad Strauss drove in three runs to lead the Riversharks past the Barnstormers in the Atlantic League.
Atlantic City 8, Grays 1
ATLANTIC CITY - Rob Fischer drove in four runs to lead the Surf past the Grays in the Can-Am League.