Clearwater (71-53) beat the Brevard County Manatees 11-1. Yacksel Rios (6-3, 2.81) pitched six, three hit innings. He walked none and struck out five. Jesen Therrien (1.93) gave up an earned run in two innings, and Ulises Joaquin (3.00) mopped up.
The starting pitchers were locked in a duel until the sixth inning. The Threshers staked Rios with an early one run lead on an RBI single by Chace Numata. The Threshers struck again with three runs in the sixth inning on a two-run single by Numata. He came home while Mitch Walding was thrown out attempting to steal second base. They broke the game open with seven runs the next inning on an RBI double by Rhys Hoskins, a throwing error on a ground ball by Andrew Pullin, a throwing error on a double by Aaron Brown, an RBI double by Numata, an RBI single by Malquin Canelo, and a two-run triple by Jessie Valentin.
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The ‘Pigs lost last night and are struggling having gone 3-7 over their last 10 games and now sit at 55-70, and in 5th place of the Northern Division of the International League, 15 games behind division leading Scranton. With two and a half weeks left in their season, Lehigh Valley play in Scranton tonight, visit Pawtucket over the weekend, before returning to Coca Cola Park in Allentown for a three game series against Buffalo early next week.
–Sean O’Sullivan had an excellent outing on Tuesday against Scranton, going 8.1 innings without allowing an earned run, striking out 9.
–INF Taylor Pastornicky has reached base safely in all eight games since joining the IronPigs
–Tyler Henson remains unbelievable with men on base and two out, hitting .423 on the year and knocking in 24.
–Pigs catchers continue to lead the league in caught stealing % at 37%.
–Brian Bogusevic has hit in 14 of his last 15 games, hitting .381 with 5 homers over that span. Bogusevic is the 1st Lehigh Valley player to have four separate 10 game hitting streaks in one season. His average on the year sits at .297. Continue reading Lehigh Valley Weekly Report