McBride helps secure 5-3 win over PawSox
Matt McBride, the former Liberty High School and Lehigh University star, , connected for a go-ahead RBI double in the ninth inning to give the IronPigs a lead they would not relinquish in a 5-3 victory over Pawtucket on Sunday.
Lehigh Valley added an insurance run when Malquin Canelo hit an RBI single to set the final score.
Andrew Romine went 2 for 4 with a double for the IronPigs.
Dan Strailey (3.76 ERA) had another good outing on the mound for Lehigh Valley, going eight innings and striking out seven. He yielded two earned runs on six hits.
Connor Brogdon (3.06) closed it out with a scoreless ninth.
The IronPigs (66-73) play their final game of the season Monday at 1:05 p.m. at Pawtucket’s McCoy Stadium.
Called Up: The Phillies announced on Sunday that Deivy Grullon, Phil Gosselin and Cole Irvin have been called up to the major league team.