Game 1: LVI 1-GRK 5 (GRK leads series 1-0)
Center fielder Adam Jones knocked 2 homeruns and Gio Gonzalez held Lehigh Valley to 2 hits as the Georgia Roadkill topped the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs by a score of 5 to 1 at The Launching Pad. Georgia scored 3 runs in the 3rd inning when they had 4 base hits. The early run support proved sufficient for Gonzalez and Georgia. That was all the run support Gonzalez required. Georgia had 10 hits for the night. Luis Severino took the loss. He was knocked around by Georgia, allowing 9 hits and 4 walks in 6 and 1/3 innings.
Game 2: LVI 10-GRK 3 (Series tied 1-1)
Right fielder Yasiel Puig slammed 2 homeruns as the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs topped the Georgia Roadkill by a score of 10 to 3 at The Launching Pad. Puig was a one-man wrecking crew. He smashed a two-run homer in the 4th inning and launched a Grand Slam homerun in the 5th inning. Lehigh Valley had a total of 8 hits for the game. Stephen Strasburg went 7 innings allowing 3 runs for the victory. Aaron Nola suffered the loss. He gave up 6 runs in 4 and 2/3 innings of work.
Game 3: GRK 3-LVI 6 (LVI leads series 2-1)
Right fielder Yasiel Puig had 3 base hits as the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs bested the Georgia Roadkill 6 to 3 at The Pig Pen. Lehigh Valley scored 4 runs in the 5th inning when they came up with 4 base hits. They would be enough to earn the win. Lehigh Valley totaled 10 hits on the night. Carlos Carrasco got credit for the victory, pitching 6 innings and allowing 3 runs. David Robertson recorded the save, his 1st. Jimmy Nelson took the loss.
Game 4: GRK 2-LVI 8 (LVI leads series 3-1)
The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs tallied 4 runs in the 5th inning and had very little trouble at The Pig Pen downing the Georgia Roadkill. The score was 8 to 2. Dustin Pedroia enjoyed a fine evening at the plate. He ripped a one-base hit bringing in a run in the 2nd inning and launched a Grand Slam homerun in the 5th inning. Georgia was out-hit by Lehigh Valley, 14 hits to 11. The victory was credited to Alex Wood who went 6 innings, allowing 1 run. Gio Gonzalez was tagged with the loss. He was unable to control the Lehigh Valley offense and allowed 10 hits and 4 walks in 4 innings.
Game 5: GRK 3-LVI 1 (LVI leads series 3-2)
In a good matchup it was the Georgia Roadkill 3, the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs 1 at The Pig Pen. Georgia scored the decisive runs in a big 9th inning plating 2 runs on 3 hits.
Giancarlo Stanton led off and started the attack as he banged out a single. Daniel Murphy stepped up next and he cracked a two-run shot. Georgia had 7 hits for the night. The win went to Mike Minor who allowed no runs in 1 and 1/3 innings. Ken Giles gained credit for his 1st save. Luis Severino was the losing pitcher. While he was the losing pitcher, he still struck out 11 batters in 8 and 2/3 innings.
Game 6: LVI 13-GRK 4 (LVI wins series 4-2)
Adam Lind had 4 hits and 4 RBI and Stephen Strasburg dominated striking out 12 Georgia batters at The Launching Pad where the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs beat the Georgia Roadkill 13 to 4. Strasburg gave Lehigh Valley a solid outing. He went 7 innings surrendering 6 hits and 2 walks and allowed 3 gopher balls. Lehigh Valley bats were very productive in the 6th inning when they had 3 runs on 3 hits, the 7th inning which saw them score 3 runs on 4 hits and the 8th inning with 3 runs on 4 hits. Offensively, Lehigh Valley was a juggernaut. They scored in 6 separate innings. Aaron Nola was given the loss. He got hit hard, allowing 12 hits and 2 walks in 5 and 1/3 innings. 'I had my good stuff tonight.' Strasburg said. 'As the game went along I started to get the feeling that I was going to strike out a bunch of hitters.'