Minors 6.23.13: Syndergaard, deGrom shine

June, 23, 2013
6/23/13
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SALT LAKE 6, LAS VEGAS 3: Jacob deGrom tossed six scoreless innings in his second Triple-A start, but Salt Lake rallied for six runs against the 51s' bullpen. DeGrom limited the Bees to three hits and four walks while striking out seven in a 98-pitch effort. Relievers Gonzalez Germen and Sean Henn as well as third baseman Eric Campbell committed errors as four of the runs were unearned. Ike Davis rested after seeing action in his first 12 games with Las Vegas (39-36). Brandon Hicks and Brian Bixler each contributed three hits and an RBI in the loss. Box

BINGHAMTON 7, ERIE 2: Noah Syndergaard struck out seven in his Double-A debut, and the B-Mets (46-28) backed him with four homers -- two by Richard Lucas. Cesar Puello

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launched a first-inning solo homer against Erie's Matt Crouse. The long ball was Puello’s 14th this season, tying him for the Eastern League lead. Lucas hit the second homer of the day, an opposite-field shot to lead off the second. In the third, Erie tied the score with two runs against Syndergaard. Luis Castillo had a leadoff triple and scored when Marcus Lemon singled. One batter later, Jamie Johnson had a game-tying double. In the bottom half, Allan Dykstra gave the B-Mets a 3-2 lead with an RBI single. It became 4-2 later in the inning when Crouse threw a wild pitch. Later, Rhyne Hughes joined the scoring effort with his second homer in two games. Syndergaard departed his Double-A debut after six innings. He allowed two runs on five hits and struck out seven. Before he turned things over to the bullpen, Lucas gave the B-Mets a four-run lead with his second homer of the day. Adam Kolarek tossed two perfect relief innings. John Church struck out the side in the ninth. Binghamton placed Alonzo Harris on the DL with a concussion after he had a weekend outfield collision. Box

BRADENTON 4, ST. LUCIE 2: Jayce Boyd's surge since a promotion continued. The Florida State product went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs, but the Mets (39-32) fell in the series opener. St. Lucie trailed 4-0 in the seventh before Boyd’s two-run homer cut into the deficit. Matt Bowman, who had been 8-0 between Savannah and St. Lucie, was charged with his first loss this season. He allowed three runs and five hits over six innings. Bret Mitchell allowed one run in two innings. Hamilton Bennett pitched a scoreless ninth. Boyd is batting .529 with five RBIs through four Florida State League games. Box

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LEXINGTON 4, SAVANNAH 3: Beck Wheeler (0-4) suffered his first blown save of the season. Wheeler inherited a pair of baserunners with none out in the eighth and the Gnats holding a 3-1 lead. After a sacrfice bunt, Wheeler surrendered a sacrifice fly, then a game-tying RBI single to Bubba Starling. An inning later, Wheeler served up a walk-off homer to the first batter of the bottom of the ninth, Michael Antonio. Savannah starter Luis Cessa took a scoreless effort into the seventh, but ultimately was charged with three runs in seven innings. Cole Frenzel and Jeff Glenn had homered to stake Savannah (44-29) to a 2-0 lead. Box

KINGSPORT 9, BRISTOL 0: Carlos Gomez tossed five scoreless innings and combined with Andres Perez and Ruben Reyes on a four-hit shutout. Leadoff hitter Champ Stuart went 3-for-4 and scored twice for the K-Mets (1-3). Richie Rodriguez, Jeyckol De Leon and Bradley Marquez drove in two runs apiece. Box

BROOKLYN 4, HUDSON VALLEY 3 (13 innings): James Roche's two-out single in the bottom of the 13th scored Jared King with the game-ending run. Brooklyn forced extra innings on Patrick Biondi's two-out RBI single in the ninth. John Mincone (1-0) earned the win with two no-hit relief innings that included five strikeouts. Box

Compiled from team reports
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Bartolo Colon
WINS ERA SO IP
14 4.02 143 190
OTHER LEADERS
BAD. Murphy .295
HRL. Duda 28
RBIL. Duda 86
RD. Murphy 76
OPSL. Duda .832
ERAZ. Wheeler 3.49
SOZ. Wheeler 180