The Setup: Pigs and Bisons Wrap up Their Four-Game Set
After a split of a double header last night, the Pigs and Bisons wrap up the series tonight at 7:05 p.m.
Brandon Leibrandt looks for his third win of the season against Ryan Borucki for Buffalo. Today's starting pitching matchup is presented by Allentown Family Foot Care, which provides the latest in medical and surgical treatments of the entire foot and ankle. Learn more at affc.com.
Leibrandt is 2-0 on the season with a 1.19 ERA in 14 games and five starts. Leibrandt's last start came in Charlotte where he did not earn a decision. He went 4 2/3 and allowed five hits and one run while striking out three. He has not earned a decision since May 8 against the Pawtucket Red Sox. Borucki is the number eight prospect in the Blue Jays system according to MLB Pipeline. In one start against the Pigs this season, Borucki is 0-1 and allowed three runs over six innings at Coca-Cola Park.
The Pigs took the first seven-inning contest 2-0 on the back of a complete game by Enyel De Los Santos (7-3). Lehigh Valley scored both its runs in the bottom of the first inning against Buffalo's Nick Tepeshe (0-1).
After the Pigs took an early lead against Buffalo starter Luis Santos (1-0), the Bisons responded with a four-run top of the third against Tom Eshelman (1-6) in a 9-2 victory. Eshelman was lifted after 3 2/3 innings and allowed seven runs on 10 hits.
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The IronPigs lead the season series with Buffalo 4-2. All six games this season have come at Coca-Cola Park. Lehigh Valley will make their first trip to Buffalo next week for a three game set.
The Bisons lead the all-time series with the Pigs 85-83. Buffalo has won each of the last season series against the Pigs and is 22-17 against Lehigh Valley in the last three years.
TONIGHT AT COCA-COLA PARK
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