Pigs walk off to complete Mets sweep
Follow @IronPigsThe Lehigh Valley IronPigs completed a sweep of the Syracuse Mets and regained first-place in the IL North with a 6-5 walk-off victory Thursday night at Coca-Cola Park.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs completed a sweep of the Syracuse Mets and regained first-place in the IL North with a 6-5 walk-off victory Thursday night at Coca-Cola Park.
Five of Lehigh Valley's six batters reached base safely in the ninth against Mets reliever
The Mets (24-21) got on the board first when
Rivera was at it again in the fifth when his RBI single plated both
Over the next four innings, the combination of
Six Pigs recorded multiple hits including Williams, who went 2-for-5 with an RBI in his first Triple-A contest since June 29, 2017.
Rivera led the Mets' attack going 2-for-5 with 3 RBI.
With the victory, Lehigh Valley climbs back atop the IL North standings - one-half game ahead of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and a full game up on the Mets.
The IronPigs' homestand continues Friday as the Pigs open a four-game series against the visiting Buffalo Bisons. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Stick around after the game for Friday Night Fireworks presented by The United Way.
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.