TYLER CLOYD had another strong outing Thursday and improved to 3-0 at Triple A Lehigh Valley and 6-0 overall on the season.

Cloyd went six innings, allowing one run on three hits with six strikeouts and one walk in the IronPigs' 5-1 win at Indianapolis.

He was an emergency starter on Opening Day for Lehigh Valley and pitched six perfect innings. He then returned to Double A Reading. Thursday's outing was his second since being promoted.

In the three starts overall for Lehigh Valley, he has a 0.90 ERA, allowing two runs in 20 innings. He has allowed nine hits with four walks and 17 strikeouts. He went 3-0 in Reading with a 1.80 ERA.

In 25 innings over four outings, he allowed 22 hits with three walks and 20 strikeouts.

An 18th-round selection in 2008, the 6-3 righthander was named the Phillies' Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April and was twice named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week.