The Thunder used two big innings to kick off a victory against Altoona. RBI doubles by Corban Joseph and Melky Mesa put Trenton up 4-1 after the first. Altoona tied it up on a three-run homer by Starling Marte in the top of the second, but the Thunder came roaring back in the bottom of the inning. Raymond Kruml singled and stole second, moving to third on a single from Joseph. Austin Romine singled him in and scored along with Joseph when Bradley Suttle grounded a single to center. Altoona picked up a couple runs in the sixth, but Trenton held on to take an 8-6 win. Joseph and Kruml both went 3-5 while Romine, Cody Johnson and Mesa each picked up a pair of hits. Steve Garrison got the win despite allowing six runs (five earned) on seven hits over just five innings.
Tampa Yankees was postponed due to rain.
Shane Green pitched five innings and gave up five runs on eight hits. … Click here to read the rest