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Leiter Gets First Win, Pigs Hold Off Chiefs

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Pigs Win over Chiefs

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Mark Leiter pitched six scoreless innings, leading the Lehigh Valley IronPigs over the Syracuse Chiefs in a 4-3 win on Sunday.

Jesen Therrien got Irving Falu to ground out with runners on first and third to end the game for his first save of the season.

Leiter (1-0) allowed two hits while striking out six to pick up the win.

Lehigh Valley started the scoring in the first inning when Cameron Perkins scored on a ground out and Dylan Cozens hit a solo home run.

Trailing 4-2, the Chiefs cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Brandon Snyder hit an RBI single, bringing home Wilmer Difo.

Jaron Long (0-1) went six innings, allowing four runs and nine hits in the International League game. He also struck out three and walked two.

Jhonatan Solano singled three times for the Chiefs.

With the win, Lehigh Valley improved to 5-1 against Syracuse this season.


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