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IronPigs blank Toledo, win fifth consecutive series

Published On: Jun 20 2013 10:08:54 PM EDT

The IronPigs shut out Toledo 3-0 Thursday night, sealing another series victory.

The 'Pigs have now won five straight four-game series, and 15 out of their last 20 games.

Raul Valdes (2-2, 3.41) was brilliant, scattering three hits and striking out eight in seven superb innings.

Darin Ruf had two hits, including an RBI single. 

Cesar Hernandez and Steve Lerud had the other RBIs for the 'Pigs.

The IronPigs (39-34) now lead in the International League wildcard standings.

The 'Pigs will open a four-game series in Columbus on Friday night at 7:15pm.