Trenton beat Altoona 2-1:
Oscar Tejeda started the second with a solo homer for the Curve, who held the slim lead through six innings as Gerrit Cole kept the Trenton offense in check. The Thunder rallied in the seventh though, as Zoilo Almonte lead off with a homer to tie the game. Melky Mesa reached on a single and Luke Murton followed with a single. A double play ball by JR Murphy allowed Mesa to score, giving the Thunder a 2-1 win.
No one on Trenton had more than one hit, as they scattered six hits. Rob Segedin went 1-2 with a double and a walk. Almonte’s homer was accounted for the Thunder’s other extra base hit. Altoona’s Gerrit Cole gave Trenton a hard time, allowing just three hits and one walk while striking out six. Brett Marshall gave Trenton six strong innings. allowing one run on four hits, three walks and four Ks.
Tampa beat Charlotte 6-4 in 11 innings:
The Yankees jumped out to an early lead, as Adonis Garcia reached on an error in the first, and Slade Heathcott followed with a single and they both moved over on a wild pitch. … Click here to read the rest