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IronPigs bounce back, sweep Syracuse

After back-to-back blowout losses, the IronPigs bounced back Saturday night to earn a doubleheader sweep at the Syracuse Chiefs.

The 'Pigs beat the Chiefs 4-2 and 5-0, avenging two lopsided losses to Syracuse at Coca-Cola Park on Thursday and Friday.

Leandro Castro homered and Nate Spears went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the 'Pigs game one win.

Brad Lincoln (5-5, 4.24) struck out seven and pitched all seven innings to earn the win on the mound in game one.

In game two, three reliever combined for a four-hit shutout, with Jeremy Horst (4-1, 4.17) picking up the win.

Spears and Castro led the offense again, both going 2-for-2 with two RBIs, and Spears adding a homer.

The IronPigs (48-52) and Chiefs will play another doubleheader in Syracuse on Sunday, with game one starting at 5pm.


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