Phillies Minor League Notes | April 19 | Eflin stars for Reading

Zach Eflin tosses eight stellar innings for Reading.

By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
April 19 2015, 7:15 PM EDT.
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Buffalo 5, Lehigh Valley 4:  Sean Ochinko's two-out walk-off two-run double capped an  5-4 comeback win for the Bisons at Coca-Cola Field, completing a sweep of the IronPigs. Colton Murray (BS, L, 0.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB) was charged with the loss for the Pigs after allowing all four runs in the bottom of the ninth. Domonic Brown was 0-for-3 with a run scored and a walk in the second game of his current rehab assignment with Lehigh Valley. Maikel Franco finished 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles in the losing effort. The loss was the IronPigs fourth straight.  [Box]

Reading 6, Richmond 0: Zach Eflin pitched eight shutout innings in his second start of the season and first ever start in Reading to lead the Fightin Phils to a 6-0 win. He threw 94 total pitches in the longest outing of the season for any Fightin Phils pitcher with 71 strikes. He scattered three hits and struck out five. Gabriel Lino and Harold Martinez each homered for Reading. [Box]

Lakeland 7, Clearwater 5:  Chase Harris turned in a 3-for-5 performance from the leadoff spot on Sunday, but the Clearwater Threshers saw their five-game win streak come to an end. Kevin Walter tossed three scoreless innings in relief. [Box]

Hagerstown 5, Lakewood 0:  Carlos Tocci finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. Chris Oliver surrendered five runs on six hits over five innings. [Box]

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