The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (14-12) winning ways came to an end on Wednesday evening against the Syracuse Mets (9-16) as they lost 5-3. The ‘Pigs managed just five hits, two of which came from Bryson Stott.
Darick Hall gave Lehigh Valley a 1-0 lead in the top of the third inning when he hit an RBI single against Jose Rodriguez that scored Stott. The Mets answered with four runs against James Marvel (0-5) in the bottom of the third inning. Wyatt Young and Nick Plummer each hit RBI singles while Travis Blankenhorn and Patrick Mazeika each brought in runs on force outs.
Austin Wynns hit a two-run home run against Rodriguez in the top of the fourth inning that cut Syracuse’s lead to 4-3. The home run for Wynns was his first of the season. Mazeika hit an RBI single against Marvel in the bottom of the fifth inning to give Syracuse a 5-3 lead.
Marvel allowed all five runs through five innings – his longest outing of the season. Jonathan Hennigan extended his scoreless inning streak to 9.0 innings as he turned in two scoreless innings. Kyle Dohy added a scoreless inning of relief.