Minors 8.26.13: Syndergaard roughed up


LAS VEGAS 10, COLORADO SPRINGS 9: The 51s opened a 3.5-game division lead with eight games remaining. Kirk Nieuwenhuis doubled and scored the tiebreaking run on an error in the 10th in the opener. Box 1, Box 2

BOWIE 11, BINGHAMTON 0: Binghamton had just two hits in the shutout loss, courtesy of Josh Rodriguez and Xorge Carrillo. Starter Noah Syndergaard suffered his first Double-A loss, allowing 11 runs and nine hits in three innings. The B-Mets suffered their worst shutout loss since 2008. Box

ST. LUCIE 5, CHARLOTTE 2: St. Lucie scored three in the eighth to break open a tied game. T.J. Rivera and Dustin Lawley each drove in a pair. Starter Domingo Tapia gave up three hits and two runs in seven innings. Box

KINGSPORT 3, PULASKI 2: Kingsport held off a late Pulaski rally to pick up the win. Joe Tuschak went 2-for-4 with an RBI, while starter Chris Flexen gave up one run over six innings while striking out six. Box

BROOKLYN 8, TRI-CITY 1: Brooklyn led 7-0 after two innings and won in a blowout. Six different Brooklyn players drove in runs, led by James Roche, who went 3-for-4 and drove in a pair. Starter Dario Alvarez gave up one run and four hits over five innings. Box

GCL METS 18, GCL 3: The GCL Mets pounded the Cardinals as they had a 17-1 lead going to the bottom of the fifth inning. Eight different Mets drove in runs, led by Wuilmer Becerra. Starter Andrew Church gave up three runs over seven innings to record the win. Box