Trenton lost to Reading 5-1:
The Thunder allowed Reading’s first batter of the game to reach, as Corban Joseph committed a fielding error. Darin Ruf then drove a two-run homer to left and the Phillies had a 2-0 lead. Trenton threatened in the third, as Addison Maruszak singled and Abraham Almonte grounded into a force out at second. Almonte stole second and third, but the Thunder couldn’t bring him home. Reading doubled their score with two more runs in the third and added another run for good measure in the fifth. Trenton finally got a run on Melky Mesa’s solo homer in the top of the ninth, but that was all they got, as they took the 5-1 loss. Mesa was the only Trenton player with multiple hits, going 4-2 with a homer. Shaeffer Hall went seven innings, allowing five runs (three earned) on five hits and a walk.
Tampa lost to Jupiter 4-3:
Christian Yelich had a solo homer for Jupiter in the bottom of the first, giving the Hammerheads the first run of the game. …