Fightin Phils beat IronPigs in exhibition showcase

Published: Apr 02 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 03 2013 07:44:18 AM EDT

The Reading Fightin Phils got the best of their AAA counterparts from the Lehigh Valley in the annual 222 Showcase Tuesday night in frigid weather 6-4.

The IronPigs scored first on a Darin Ruf RBI single in the 1st inning that scored Tyson Gillies.  Reading scored the next 6 runs in a row, 2 scoring on Sebastian Valle's double in the 4th and another on a Tyler Henson triple in the 5th.

The IronPigs will open their regular season at home Thursday, the Fightin Phils will open on the road in New Hampshire.