IronPigs rally past Bisons for 5-3 win


With the bases loaded in the top of the eighth inning, Lehigh Valley’s Gift Ngoepe ripped a bases clearing triple to power the IronPigs to a 5-3 win Saturday afternoon at Sahlen’s Park in downtown Buffalo.

With the loss, the Bisons fall to 10-17 overall while the IronPigs improve to 19-9.

Buffalo jumped on the board first in the top of the 2nd inning thanks to Anthony Alford’s fourth home run of the season.

Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh, the Herd would pull ahead on a fielder’s choice and sacrifice fly.

They would hold that 3-2 lead until Ngoepe’s drove in the go-ahead runs.

Saturday’s game was also the first of 10 contests broadcast on the CW23. You can find the full list of games on the CW23 here: Buffalo Bisons and Nexstar Broadcasting partner to air 10-game schedule on The CW-23

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