DURHAM, N.C. - David Newhan ripped a grand slam and doubled in another run to lead the Lehigh Valley IronPigs past the Charlotte Knights, 16-8, in the International League last night.

Miguel Cairo and Mike Cervenak each drove in three runs and Mike Spidale was 4 for 5 and raised his average to .344 for Lehigh Valley.

Connecticut 4, Trenton 0

TRENTON - Tim Alderson allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings as the Defenders beat the Thunder in the Eastern League.

Before the game, the Thunder added righthander Jose Valdez from triple-A Scranton and put righthander Eric Wordekemper on the disabled list.

Bowie 3, Reading 2

BOWIE, Md. - Miguel Abreu's RBI single in the fifth sent the Baysox past the Phillies in the Eastern League.

Lehigh Valley 044 001 052 - 16 14 1

Durham 030 004 001 - 8 14 0

WP: Drew Carpenter (6-0). LP: James Houser (3-3). Save: Sergio Escalona (2). HR: L-Andy Tracy (10), Mike Cervenak (5), David Newhan (5), Miguel Cairo (4). D-Ray Sadler (8), Rhyne Hughes (1). A: 4,183.

Connecticut 000 100 030 - 4 9 1

Trenton 000 000 000 - 0 2 3

WP: Tim Alderson (3-1). LP: Zach McAllister (5-3). A: 5,139.

Reading 100 1000 000 - 2 7 0

Bowie 001 110 000 - 3 8 0

WP: John Mariotti (2-4). LP: Vance Worley (4-4). Save: Josh Perrault (10). HR: B-Ambiorix Concepcion (3). A: 2,113.

Delmarva 000 000 500 - 5 6 0

Lakewood 005 010 00x - 6 11 0

WP: Heitor Correa (4-2). LP: Oliver Drake (2-4). Save: Brian Rosenberg (11). A: 6,272.