TRENTON - Matt Carson doubled in the winning run in the eighth inning yesterday as the Trenton Thunder beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 3-2, in the Eastern League for their 11th consecutive win.

Trenton is 19-2, the best record in baseball.

Erie 6, Reading 4

Reading 8, Erie 1

ERIE - A three-run homer by Pedro Swann and a bases-empty shot by Michael Costanzo led the Phillies to the second-game win and a split of the Eastern League doubleheader.

Louisville 5, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, Ontario - Mark Bellhorn's two-run homer in the first led the Bats past the Lynx in the International League.

Lexington 3, Lakewood 2

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - John Florentino singled in the winning run in the ninth in the Legends' South Atlantic League win.

Wilmington 9, Frederick 0

WILMINGTON - Rayner Olivero pitched five shutout innnings to lead the Blue Rocks in the Carolina League.

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WP: Kevin Whelan (2-0). LP: Lee Gronkiewicz (1-1). Save: Gerardo Casadriego (5). HR: NH-John Schneider (1). A: 5,512.

FIRST GAME

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WP: Dallas Trahern (5-0). LP: Heath Totten (1-4). Save: Danny Zell (1). HR: E-Jeff Larish (5).

SECOND GAME

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WP: Timothy McLaskey (2-2) LP: Andrew Known (0-1). HR: R-Michael Costanzo (5), Pedro Swann (1); E-Jeff. Larish (6) A: 1,725.

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WP: Jason Kershner (2-2). LP: Richard Bauer (0-1). Save: Ricky Stone (1). HR: L-Mark Bellhorn (1). A: 983.

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WP: Cesar Mayora (2-1). LP: Andrew Cruse (0-3). Save: Sergio Severino (2). HR: Lx-Jordan Parraz (4). A: 5,136.

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WP: Rayner Oliveros (1-0). LP: Scott Williamson (0-1). HR: W-Kiel Thibault (1). A: 4,333.