Rob Segedin’s 8th inning single gave Trenton a lead they would never relinquish (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)
AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s offense exploded on Monday night, turning in eighteen hits as they defeated Charlotte by a score of 14-2. Every Yankee in the lineup except catcher Gustavo Molina had at least one hit, with Jack Cust, Cole Garner, and Brandon Laird all homering on the evening. Kosuke Fukudome made his debut with the team, starting in right field and recording three hits in five trips to the plate. Most impressive was Ramiro Pena, who went 4-for-5 out of the ninth slot in the lineup. The Yankees’ ace, Ramon Ortiz, took to the mound and earned his seventh win of the season with six innings of work. Ortiz allowed two runs on six hits while striking out five hitters.
AA: Trenton Thunder
Rob Segedin has struggled since joining the Thunder on July 4th, but came through in a big way last night. The 23-year old’s lone hit was an RBI singl...