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13th inning unlucky for the IronPigs as Jason Martinson HR gives Syracuse a 5-4 win

13th inning unlucky for the IronPigs as Jason Martinson HR gives Syracuse a 5-4 win

Although they battled hard through a long, hot Sunday, the IronPigs couldn't quite match their parent club's weekend effort. While the Phillies continued to play their best baseball of the season by completing a sweep of the Cubs in Chicago with an 11-5 win, the IronPigs came very close to duplicating the big boys at Coca-Cola Park. But a couple of squandered opportunities and a home run by Jason Martinson in the top of the 13th inning proved to be the difference as Syracuse averted a lost weekend in Allentown with a 5-4 triumph. With the remnants of a crowd that totaled 8,927 looking on, P.J. Walters struck out KC Serna with two on for the final out. Despite the loss, the...

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