ALLENTOWN - Former Phillie Nelson Figueroa gave up just two hits in six innings as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs shut out the Charlotte Knights, 1-0, in the International League last night.

Paul Hoover's line single to right in the bottom of the fifth drove in Chris Duffy with the game's only run. Duffy had opened the inning with a single.

Oscar Villareal and Scott Mathieson completed the shutout.

Lakewood 11,

Greensboro 3

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Sebastian Valle had two homers and drove in five runs as the BlueClaws clubbed the Grasshoppers in the South Atlantic League.

Starter Jarred Cosart struck out seven in six innings for the win.

Charlotte 000 000 000 - 0 3 1

Lehigh Valley 000 010 00X - 1 6 0

WP: Figueroa (1-0). LP: Zaleski (4-4). Save: Mathieson (10). A: 8,069.

Greensb'ro 000 002 100 - 3 6 0

Lakewood 010 500 50X - 11 11 1

WP: Cosart (7-1). LP: Petersen (2-6).

HR: L-Valle, 2 (6) . A: 4,721.