Cozens, Florimon Homer As Leiter Picks Up Win
Dylan Cozens launched his International League leading 16th home run of the season, and Pedro Florimón chipped in his fourth on the campaign as the IronPigs (45-24) held on for a 4-3 series-clinching victory over the Syracuse Chiefs (21-44) Sunday afternoon before 10,100 fans at Coca-Cola Park. It marks the
After Pigs starter
The Pigs added a run in the fourth and fifth innings to take a commanding 4-0 lead.
Florimon then led off the fifth inning with a solo shot to right-center field to give the Pigs a 4-0 cushion.
Leiter was spot on in his first win of the season with the Pigs, tossing six scoreless innings and only allowed two second inning hits while fanning six Chiefs batters. The right-hander tossed five three-up-three-down innings, with the lone exception being the second inning.
As soon as Leiter's day was done, the Chiefs bats woke up as
The Pigs now hit the road for a seven-game road trip, beginning with a three-game series against the Pawtucket Red Sox Monday night at McCoy Stadium. The Pigs will send right-hander
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