The RailRiders won their third straight game, defeating Lehigh Valley 4-2 on Saturday night.
RailRiders at the plate: Dan Johnson and Thomas Neal each had two hits for the RailRiders, while Neal plated three runs.
RailRiders on the mound: Rehabbing Michael Pineda went five innings, striking out seven and allowing just two earned runs on four hits. Yoshinori Tateyama (two), Jim Miller and Mike Zagurski (one each) finished off the game with scoreless innings.
Time of Game: 2:43
Today’s Game: The RailRiders and IronPigs hook up this afternoon at 1:05 at PNC Field.
Today’s Probables: RailRiders’ LHP David Huff (3-4, 3.38) vs. Lehigh Valley LHP Tom Cochran (3-3, 4.65)
Captain RailRider: Derek Jeter went to bat three times for the RailRiders. He walked, lined out and grounded out. He’s expected to DH for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this afternoon.
On Deck: The nine-game homestand for SWB continues through July 12. On Monday, the RailRiders welcome Rochester to town for a three-game set.
Today at PNC Field: It’s Sunday so that mean’s it’s Family FUNDay at the ballpark with select autographs available before the game and kids allowed to run the bases after the game.
On The Radio: All games can be heard on WYCK 1340-AM, 1400-AM, 100.7-FM
On TV: Tonight’s game will also be televised live by WQMY (My Network).
How They Scored
IRONPIGS FIRST: Cesar Hernandez singled. Freddy Galvis grounded out as Hernandez moved to second. Hernandez to third on a wild pitch. Cody Asche walked and then stole second. Cody Overbeck struck out. Josh Fields walked to load the bases. Leandro Castro doubled to score Hernandez and Asche. Steve Susdorf grounded out. IRONPIGS 2-0
RAILRIDERS SECOND: Dan Johnson singled and then scored on a double by Thomas Neal. Josh Bell struck out. Corey Patterson popped out. Addison Maruszak flied out. IRONPIGS 2-1
RAILRIDERS THIRD: Derek Jeter lined out. J.R. Murphy struck out. Brent Lillibridge singled and then stole second. Randy Ruiz singled to score Lillibridge. Dan Johnson doubled; Ruiz to third. Thomas Neal singled driving home Ruiz and Johnson. Josh Bell walked. Corey Patterson grounded out. RAILRIDERS 4-2