IRONPIGS TODAY: “Un-Abel” 5/18/2016

“They call it a free pass,

but in life and baseball,

You’ve still got to step up to the plate to get walked.”

-Baseballism

Let the Big Cat eat!  Asher was perfect through 6.  Photo: Cheryl Pursell

Let the Big Cat eat! Asher was perfect through 6. Photo: Cheryl Pursell

 

Darnell Sweeney came home on a botched intentional walk as Abel De Los Santos went Aumont, and the IronPigs walked right off.  Sweeney, Venable, and Hunter each had two hits–Hunter a HR to lead off the first for the ‘Pigs.

International League North
CLUB W L PCT GB ELIM# HOME AWAY DIV L10 STRK
Syracuse Chiefs (WSH) 20 17 .541 15-7 5-10 18-15 3-7 L1
Rochester Red Wings (MIN) 21 18 .538 12-9 9-9 17-16 8-2 W1
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (NYY) 21 18 .538 13-9 8-9 18-17 6-4 L1
Lehigh Valley IronPigs (PHI) 20 18 .526 0.5 106 7-8 13-10 16-15 6-4 W1
Pawtucket Red Sox (BOS) 19 20 .487 2.0 104 8-12 11-8 16-18 5-5 W1
Buffalo Bisons (TOR) 18 21 .462 3.0 103 6-10 12-11 13-17 6-4 L1

Today’s Game

It’s “Education Day” #2 as we go at 10:35AM–Doors 9:15AM, Club 9:00AM

RHP Zach Eflin (4-0, 2.79) is on the mound for the Pigs, to face RHP Paolo Espino (1-3, 3.22) as Syracuse gets away today.

Cap of the Day:  It’s gonna be blue.  Probably stars/stripes bacon.

 

Kram’s Korner

A win is a win–even if I wasn’t there to see it.  I hate missing games, but it was worth it!  I’m only one guy–I’m sure they didn’t miss me.

 

Link of the Day

Tommy Joseph had a HR and went 3-for-4 last night in the Phillies win.  Google that and read all the articles!  🙂

 

See you at the park,

@Kram209

 



Categories: Kram's Korner - From the Club Level, Lehigh Valley IronPigs

1 reply

  1. Tommy Joseph really had the best possible start to his Major League career, going 3-4 and hitting his first MLB homerun. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy — and a guy who’s faced challenges the last couple of years. I’m so happy for him!

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