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Minor League review: April 8-11

Minor League review: April 8-11

Lehigh Valley IronPigs
1-3, International League North Division ... Opened with a four-game series in Syracuse ... Lost first three before 6-5 win on Sunday ... RHP Scott Mathieson picked up the win in his second outing; 2 total innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts ... CF Chris Duffy hit .368 and drove in 7 runs; 7 hits included 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 homer ... SS Wilson Valdez, .474 with three multi-hit games; led IL with 9 hits.

Reading Phillies
3-1, Eastern League Southern Division ... Lost season opener to Portland and then swept the visitors in next three games ... RHP Michael Stutes picked up a win in relief on Friday and a 6-batter save on Sunday ... RHP Michael Cisco was 4-1 winner on Saturday, 6 innings, 5 hits, 1 run, 1 earned, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts ... RHP B. J. Rosenberg blew a save with a 4-run inning on Sunday but picked up the win when Reading rallied ... RHP Phillippe Aumont, no decision, in Phillies debut on Friday, 5 innings, 7 hits, 4 runs, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts ... OF Mike Spidale, .636 in 3 games ... 1B Tagg Bozied, .417 with 6 RBI, 5 coming in Sunday's win ... 3B Brandon Pinckney, .467, 3 doubles among 7 hits.

Clearwater Threshers
3-1, Florida State League North Division ... Opened season with 4 games against Dunedin, two at Bright House Field ... RHP Austin Hyatt was opening day winner, 6 innings, 2 hits, 2 runs, 2 earned, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts; was hitless through 5.1 innings until C Travis D'Arnaud broke up the no-hit bid ... RHP Trevor May won the second game, 6 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts, all coming on fast balls ... RHP Justin DeFratus picked up 2 saves in 2 tries; Sunday save was on 11 pitches ... RHP J.C. Ramirez won his Phillies debut on Sunday, 3-1; 6 innings, 6 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts; run was a first-inning HR ... DH Matt Rizzotti hit .455 and led club with 5 runs scored ... 3B Cody Overbeck, .400 ... CF Anthony Gose, .350 with 2 steals, 2 caught and 1 pickoff ... 2B Fidel Hernandez led the club with 5 RBI, 4 in the opener.

Lakewood BlueClaws
2-2, South Atlantic League Northern Division ... New manager Mark Parent was greeted with an 8-run first inning in the opener at Asheville, a 10-7 win ... LHP Nick Hernandez was the winner, 6 innings, 8 hits, 6 runs, 2 earned 4 strikeouts ... 1B Darin Ruf had a double, homer, 4 RBI .. RHP Jarred Cosart won the second game, 5.2 innings, 4 hits, 3 runs, 1 walk, 87 strikeouts; had a 1-hit shutout through 4 innings; radar gun had him in 94-95 range ... RHP Siulman Lebron fanned 8 in 5.2 relief innings over 2 appearances ... Leading hitters, SS Jeremy Barnes, .412 with 5 RBI; LF Anthony Hewitt, .400; CF Jiwan James,. 389.

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