Lopez pitches IronPigs past Indianapolis

Posted: June 24, 2009

ALLENTOWN — Rodrigo Lopez struck out seven in seven innings to lead the Lehigh Valley IronPigs past the Indianapolis Indians, 6-3, in the International League last night.

New Hampshire 9, Reading 4

READING - Michael Taylor was 3 for 5 with two RBIs and homered for the third straight game, but the Phillies lost the Eastern League game.

Akron 5, Trenton 2

AKRON, Ohio - Nicholas Weglarz slugged a grand slam to key a five-run eighth inning as the Aeros posted the Eastern League victory.

South Atlantic League All-Star Game

CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Calvin Anderson of the host West Virginia Power singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth as the North won the South Atlantic League All-Star Game, 8-7.

Justin De Fratus of Lakewood gave up a solo home run to Lexington's Elbert Rosario to tie the game in the top of the inning, but he picked up the win.

Lakewood's Anthony Gose led off for the North and went 2 for 5 with a double and two runs. Teammate Travis d'Arnaud had a two-run single in the fifth. The BlueClaws' Tyler Cloyd pitched a scoreless second.

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WP: Rodrigo Lopez (4-4). LP: Ty Taubenheim (4-7). Save: Cedrick Bowers (2). HR: LVAndy Tracy (13). A: 9,443.

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WP: Randy Boone (5-4). LP: Michael Stutes (4-4). Save: Rommie Lewis (1). HR: NHBrian Dopirak (17). RMichael Taylor (13).

A: 7,658.

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WP: Josh Judy (2-2). LP: J.B. Cox (0-1). Save: Vinnie Pestano (20). HR: ANicholas Weglarz (9). A: 4,115.


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WP: Justin De Fratus. LP: Pat Venditte. HR: S: Juan Perez, Elbert Rosario. A: 5,689.

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