Thunder Win Again: Take Four of Five From Portland
The Trenton Thunder won their seventh out of eight games on this last road trip that started last Tuesday with a sweep in reading and taking four out of five here in Portland. Overall the Thunder is 21-7 in the month of May.
The Thunder (31-19) was behind the Seadogs(14-33) 3-0 until the top of the fourth Inning,when Cody Johnson hit his third home run of the series a solo shot to cut the deficit to 3-1. It was Johnson’s fourth HR of the road trip and ninth of the year.
In the fifth inning the Thunder continued to chip away at the Seadogs with a Austin Romine RBI single with two outs again seeming to be the Thunders way of doing things lately. Romine’s RBI cut the Seadog lead to 3-2.
The Thunder with one out and the bases loaded in the seventh inning Cody Johnson again delivered with a double off the right field wall scoring two runs and giving Trenton their first lead of the game 4-3. Jose Gil then followed his very own two run double in left field giving the Thunder a 6-4 lead.
The Seadogs scored another run but Josh Schmidt came in to close the door earning his sixth save of the season preserving the 6-4 Thunder victory. The Thunder come home too some home cooking Tuesday to start a three game set with the Altoona Curve.
The Thunder start a three game set with the Altoona Curve at Waterfront Park at 7:05 pm tonight. Tune-In to all the action with WTSR-FM 93.1.
The win leaves Trenton 3 games back in second place behind the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, The Fisher Cats are in town this weekend for a big three game set.
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