Phillies Minor League report: April 20
Lehigh Valley IronPigs (3-9)
Lost their fifth straight, 4-3, on a pair of walks and a one-out single in the 15th inning at at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre . . . 3B Maikel Franco, 0-5 with 3 strikeouts, ending a 9-game hitting streak; hitting .347 . . . Starter Jason Berken, 5-4-2-2-2-6 . . . Hector Neris, 3-4-0-0-0-4 . . . LP: Adam Loewen (0-1), 2.1-2-1-1-5-1.
Next: RHP Severino Gonzalez (0-0, 4.63), 6:35 p.m. at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Reading Fightin Phils (7-3)
Won, 9-4, over Akron. 5-run 6th inning lifted the Fightin Phils to their fifth straight win . . . CF Ramon Quin, 3-3 with 3 runs scored; included were his fifth double and eighth stolen base; hitting .425 . . . SS KC Serna, hitting second behind Quinn, 3-3 with an RBI . . . RF Aaron Altherr, a 3-run homer in the first, his first and an RBI single in the third . . . Starter: LHP Anthony Vasquez, 5-8-4-3-1-5 . . . LHP Elvis Araujo (1-1) picked up the win with 2 scoreless relief innings.
Next: LHP Tom Windle (0-0, 1.50), 6:35 p.m. vs. Akron.
Clearwater Threshers (7-5)
Got pounded by Tampa, 12-1. 4 errors contributed to 5 unearned runs out of the 12 allowed by 5 Clearwater pitchers. INF Angelo Mora pitched the ninth inning for the losers, allowing two walks . . . DH Willians Astudillo, 3 hits, including 2 doubles . . . LP David Whitehead (1-1), 5-6-4-3-2-6, plus a WP.
Injury report: LHP Matt Imhoff placed on DL with a strained left shoulder: RHP Reinier Roibal activated.
Next: LHP Brandon Leibrandt (0-0, 2.25), 7 p.m. vs. Tampa.
Happy Birthday: Manager Greg Legg (55).
Lakewood BlueClaws (5-7)
Lost its third in a row, 8-3, at Greensboro . . . 1B Rhys Hoskins, a double and first home run . . . CF Carlos Tocci extended hitting streak to 7 games, 1-4, with 1 RBI; has 10 RBI for the season, 9 coming in his hitting streak . . . LP Elniery Garcia (1-1), 3.1-9-5-4-3-1.
Next: RHP Ricardo Pinto (0-0, 1.28), 7 p.m. at Greensboro.