With their 12-1 win on Tuesday, the ‘Pigs snapped a four game losing streak, and continued on a roll Wednesday with a 5-3 victory and now sit at 8-20 and continue in last place of the Northern Division of the International League, 9.5 games behind division leading Pawtucket. After a much needed off day on Thursday, Lehigh Valley returns home for three games over the weekend against Gwinnett followed by three more at home against Columbus.
News and Notes: With their 19 hits on Tuesday evening against Louisville, the ‘Pigs set a new franchise high for hits in a game. Lehigh Valley entered Tuesdays game having hit just 5HR all year, but knocked three homers during Tuesday evening.
—Brian Bogusevic continues to swing a hot bat, and has hit in the last 10 consecutive games hitting .425 over that time period (17-40, 10R, 2HR 7RBI). He has also hit safely in 21 of his last 22 games, hitting .371 over that span (33-89)
—Jason Berken threw well enough to pick up one of the rare wins for Lehigh Valley starters on Tuesday, allowing just a lone run in 5IP. Continue reading Lehigh Valley Weekly Report