Listi homers twice as Pigs top SWB

Austin Listi provided the power with a strong night from IronPigs pitching

By Mike Ventola / Lehigh Valley IronPigs | June 28, 2019 11:12 PM

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (36-41) snapped their most recent losing streak by beating the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (46-33) by a score of 4-3 on Friday night. The Pigs lead the IronRail Series 6-4 this season.

Austin Listi homered off Adonis Rosa in the bottom of the second inning to give Lehigh Valley a 1-0 lead. He homered again off Rosa in the bottom of the fifth inning to get the IronPigs their second run of the game.  

The RailRiders scored their three runs off Enyel De Los Santos in the top of the fifth inning to take a 3-1 lead. Breyvic Valera hit an RBI single and Tyler Wade smacked a two-run triple.  

The Pigs tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning as Ali Castillo hit a sacrifice fly off Jonathan Holder (0-1) to score Rob Brantly. The Pigs took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the eighth as Andrew Romine hit an infield single that allowed Maiquin Canelo to score from second after a throwing error.

Edubray Ramos (1-0) earned the win by pitching a scoreless top of the eighth inning. Yacksel Rios earned his seventh save of the season by pitching a scoreless top of the ninth inning.

The IronPigs and RailRiders play at 6:35 p.m from Coca-Cola Park on Saturday night.

The 2019 IronPigs season is the team's 12th as the top affiliate for the Philadelphia Phillies and 12th at Coca-Cola Park. Follow the IronPigs on Twitter at @IronPigs and like them on Facebook via Facebook.com/LHVIronPigs

The 2019 IronPigs season is presented by Capital BlueCross.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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