Pigs swing to 11-7 victory

Lehigh Valley records 20 hits in penultimate game of homestand

Malquin Canelo and Ali Castillo each turned in four-hit performances Wednesday night at Coca-Cola Park. (JJ Horvath)

By Mike Ventola / Lehigh Valley IronPigs | August 1, 2019 12:15 AM

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (52-55) recorded 20 hits in their 11-7 win over the Buffalo Bisons (56-53) on Wednesday night.

Patrick Kivlehan hit an RBI single off Cole Irvin in the top of the first inning to give Buffalo a 1-0 lead. Lehigh Valley grabbed the lead in the bottom of the third inning against Anthony Kay (1-4). Andrew Romine and Deivy Grullon hit back-to-back RBI singles and Phil Gosselin scored on a throwing error by Kivlehan that gave the Pigs a 3-1 lead.

The Bisons reclaimed the lead in the top of the fourth inning when they scored three more runs off Irvin. Jordan Patterson hit a solo home run and Andy Burns hit a two-run home run. The Pigs scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth and fifth innings to take a 7-4 lead. Austin Listi scored on an error by Kivlehan and Andrew Romine followed with an RBI single. Logan Morrison homered and Malquin Canelo added an RBI single.

Three more runs came across home plate for Lehigh Valley in the bottom of the seventh inning to extend their lead to 10-4. Buffalo scored three runs off Josh Tols in the top of the eighth inning to cut the lead to 10-7. Shane Robinson added an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth inning on an RBI single - to extend the lead to 11-7.

Austin Davis (3-1) earned the win by pitching 1 2/3 innings in relief of Irvin. Edgar Garcia earned his fourth save of the season.

Lehigh Valley and Buffalo wrap up their two-game series on Thursday evening at 7:05 p.m. at Coca-Cola Park.

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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