Lehigh Valley (18-27) missed their chance to sweep their 4-game series against the Charlotte Knights, 7-5, when the bullpen couldn’t hold onto a 5-3 lead. Adam Morgan survived his 6.0 innings and left with the lead. Clton Murray blew the save and Cesar Jimenez took the loss. The IronPigs managed 5 runs off 37-year old, former major leaguer Brad Penny, mostly with the help of Knights’ miscues. Five of the last six IronPigs’ outs were recorded on strike outs. Cody Asche had an infield single, Dom Brown had a walk. Chase d’Arnaud went 3-5 with a home run and 2 RBI. Anthony Vasquez (1-0, 1.69) pitches tomorrow. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/24/2015
Lehigh Valley (18-26) beat the Charlotte Knights, 9-5. The IronPigs came from behind with an 8-run fifth inning – the big blow, Brian Bogusevic’s grand slam. Cody Asche had a hit, Dom Brown didn’t. Jordan Danks went 3-4 with a douoble. Phillippe Aumont got the win but had a shaky start. He allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 2 hits in 5.0 innings. However, he threw 98 pitches, 48 balls, and walked eight. Adam Morgan (0-4, 4.81) pitches tomorrow. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/23/2015
Lehigh Valley (17-26) beat the Charlotte Knights, 3-1. Again. Cody Asche went 1-4, Dom Brown 0-3 with a walk and stolen base. Jason Berken pitched 5.0 shutout innings for the win. Cesar Jimenez picked up his 4th save. Phillippe Aumont (1-1, 1.38) pitches tomorrow.
Reading (21-18) beat the Portland Sea Dogs, 6-2. Zach Eflin pitched 8.2 inningsof 4-hit, 5 strike out ball. Eflin had faced one batter over the minimum through the first 8 innings. Lee Ridenhour threw 2 pitches to gain his first save. Brock Stassi went 3-3 with 2 RBI. Gabriel Lino went 3-4 with a home run and 2 RBI. Roman Quinn had a hit but was picked off second and caught stealing for the 7th time this season. Tom Windle (0-3, 5.35) pitches game one of a double header tomorrow, the game two pitcher is still TBD. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/22/2015
Lehigh Valley (16-26) beat the Charlotte Knights, 3-1. Cody Asche went 2-4 with 2 doubles. Brian Bogusevic hit a 2-run home run. Joely Rodriguez allowed 4 hits in 7.0 innings and walked three. IronPigs pitchers held the Knights to 4 hits but walked six. Kyle Drabek took the loss for Charlotte. Jason Berken pitches Friday.
Reading (20-18) – no game scheduled. Zach Eflin pitches Friday in Portland. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/21/2015
Lehigh Valley beat Syracuse, 2-1. Vasquez pitched a nice game and got a hit to boot.
Reading beat New Hampshire, 4-0. Nola pitched seven, four hit innings and struck out seven. 103 pitches, about 68% strikes. Stassi hit his 5th home run. Lino had 2 RBI. Quinn picked up an OF assist. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/20/2015
Lehigh Valley won the suspended game from Monday night, 2-1 on Russ Canzler’s pinch single.
The IronPigs won the scheduled game against Syracuse, 5-4. Adam Morgan couldn’t hold an early 4-0 lead. Cody Asche and Dom Brown each went 2-5 with a double. Tyler Henson went 3-4 with 3 RBI.
Lehigh Valley and Syracuse had their game suspended in the tenth with the score tied 1-1. It will be continued tomorrow. Phillippe Aumont pitched well after a 2-walk first. He pitched 6.0 innings and gave up only a solo home run among the 4 hits he allowed. Dustin McGowan struck out the side in his one inning. Seth Rosin threw two scoreless innings. The Chiefs Taylor Jordan pitched 9.0 innings before being replaced at the start of the tenth. Dom Brown is 3-4 with the IronPigs one RBI. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/18/2015
Lehigh Valley lost to Rochester, 5-3. David Buchanan was taken from the field with an apparent right leg injury in the third inning with one out in a scoreless game. Adam Loewen came on to earn the loss. Asche, 1-4. Brown, 2-4. Jayson Nix made his IronPigs debut, 0-4. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/17/2015
Lehigh Valley beat Rochester, 6-5. Franco? Franco? Well after getting rid of that dead weight, the IronPigs are 1-1 without Franco, 11-24 with. Just sayin’. A lot of guys not named Asche and Brown had multi-hit games – Canzler, McGuiness, Danks, and Phelps. Really, without Franco there’s little reason to check the ‘Pigs box score. J-Rod got the win with a 9 H and 3 R effort in 5.2, H-Ner gave got a hold giving up 2 R in a 2.1, and C-Jim got his first save. Oh, Asche and Brown each went 1-5. Brown not Asche with a fielding error. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/16/2015
Lehigh Valley lost to Rochester, 5-4. They wasted a fine start by Seve Gonzalez who gave up one run in 6.0 innings. Colton Murray loaded the bases with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth. Seth Rosin came in an allowed all 3 inherited runners to score without recording an out, but he managed to not affect his own ERA. This is the resume of a reliever who is likely to be released someday soon. Dom Brown went 3-4. Cody Asche went 0-4. Continue reading Box Score Recap – 5/15/2015