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The Setup: Regular Season Wraps up this Afternoon

September 3, 2018 - International League (IL) - Lehigh Valley IronPigs News Release


Ranger Suarez is the final Pig to take the hill in the regular season facing off against Chase De Jong. Today's 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

Suarez is making his ninth start with the IronPigs and 23rd overall between, AA, AAA and the Major Leagues. With the IronPigs, Suarez is 2-0 with a 2.91 ERA. He has not lost a minor league start since June 13 with Reading. De Jong was brought over earlier this season from the Seattle Mariners organization. This is his fifth start of the year with the Red Wings he is 2-3 with a 3.41 ERA.


Edgar Garcia (0-1) came on to shut the door but was unable to record an out in the bottom of the ninth as Rochester walked off against Lehigh Valley 6-5. Recap


Lehigh Valley has taken 11 of 17 contests against the Red Wings in 2018 including the first two of this four-game series. On Saturday, the Pigs earned their 100th all-time victory over Rochester. They are the only team the Pigs have topped 100 times in their 11-year history.


The Iron Rail continues! The IronPigs will return to Coca-Cola Park on Friday, September 7 for Game 3 of the IL-Divisional Round against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Don't forget to wear red to support the Pigs throughout the playoffs presented by Provident Bank. Before the game, 5,000 guests will receive an IronPigs rally towel presented by Service Electric Cable TV & Communications. Following the game, enjoy a special postgame fireworks display. Get tickets here.

The 2018 Season is the IronPigs' 11th season at Coca-Cola Park and 11th as the top affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Fans can get closer to the team than ever before with a Bacon, USA membership -- a year-round IronPigs experience pass featuring numerous amenities such as savings on parking at games and at the Majestic Clubhouse Store at Coca-Cola Park, on-field VIP access to watch batting practice, access to the annual holiday party, and more. For more information, click here or call (610) 841-PIGS (7447).

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