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.
New Hampshire100100000 -261
WP: Kevin Whelan (2-0). LP: Lee Gronkiewicz (1-1). Save: Gerardo Casadriego (5). HR: NH-John Schneider (1). A: 5,512.
WP: Dallas Trahern (5-0). LP: Heath Totten (1-4). Save: Danny Zell (1). HR: E-Jeff Larish (5).
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.
WP: Jason Kershner (2-2). LP: Richard Bauer (0-1). Save: Ricky Stone (1). HR: L-Mark Bellhorn (1). A: 983.
WP: Cesar Mayora (2-1). LP: Andrew Cruse (0-3). Save: Sergio Severino (2). HR: Lx-Jordan Parraz (4). A: 5,136.