Here is today’s result.
Lehigh Valley (75-72) lost to the Syracuse Mets, 8-5.
Noah Skirrow (3.00) pitched four innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks. He struck out three. Vinny Nittoli (3.81) pitched two scoreless innings facing the minimum and striking out one. Jake Hernandez (4.22) pitched one scoreless inning allowing a hit, walk, and striking out one. Grif McGarry (0-2, 9.00) couldn’t get an out, faced 4 batters, gave up one hit, walked three, and was charged with 4 runs after leaving with the bases loaded. Brian Marconi (4.26) blew his first save of the season allowing 3 inherited baserunners to score. He also allowed a couple of his own runners to score as he pitched one inning, and gave up 2 runs on a grand slam and 2 other hits.
The IronPigs built a 5-2 lead after seven innings. They opened the scoring with 3 runs in the second inning on a 2-run HR by Jorge Bonifacio and an RBI single by Ali Castillo and a throwing error on the play. They added a run in the third on an RBI single by Rafael Marchan. They tacked on another run in the seventh on an RBI single by Madison Stokes.
Scott Kingery (.229) went 1-6. Darick Hall (.254) went 1-5 with a double. Dustin Peterson (.242) went 0-3 with 2 walks. Rafael Marchan (.235) went 2-4 with an RBI. Jorge Bonifacio (.242) went 1-3 with a walk, HR (15), and 2 RBI. Madison Stokes (.233) went 2-3 with 2 walks and an RBI. Ali Castillo (.275) went 4-4 with a double and walk.
Stokes (6) and Castillo (47) each stole a base. Castillo, Kingery, and Hall turned 2 DPs. Marchan and Bonifacio were hit by pitched balls.
9/25/2022 – Jersey Shore activated LHP J.P. Woodward from the 7-day IL (I don’t know why. Maybe he’s going to be sent to Syracuse for an appearance?)