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Fightin Phils beat IronPigs in exhibition showcase

Published On: Apr 02 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 03 2013 06:44:18 AM CDT

The Reading Fightin Phils got the best of their AAA counterparts from the Lehigh Valley in the annual 222 Showcase Tuesday night in frigid weather.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The Reading Fightin Phils got the best of their AAA counterparts from the Lehigh Valley in the annual 222 Showcase Tuesday night in frigid weather 6-4.

The IronPigs scored first on a Darin Ruf RBI single in the 1st inning that scored Tyson Gillies.  Reading scored the next 6 runs in a row, 2 scoring on Sebastian Valle's double in the 4th and another on a Tyler Henson triple in the 5th.

The IronPigs will open their regular season at home Thursday, the Fightin Phils will open on the road in New Hampshire.