NORWICH, Conn. - Tim McClaskey had a career day to lead the Reading Phillies past the Connecticut Defenders, 8-2, in the Eastern League last night.

The righthander allowed two runs in 61/3 innings, and went 2 for 3 at the plate with three RBIs. McClaskey, 31, was just 2 for 40 at the plate in his career before last night.

New Britain 3, Trenton 1

TRENTON - Nick Blackburn allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings to send the Thunder to their sixth consecutive loss in the Eastern League.

Ottawa 7, Indianapolis 6

INDIANAPOLIS - Brennan King singled in Chris Roberson in the ninth to lead the Lynx past the Indians in the International League.

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WP: Tim McClaskey (3-3). LP: Nick Pereira (1-3). HR: R–Michael Costanzo (6); C–John Bowker (5). New Britain000020100 - 352

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WP: Nick Blackburn (3-1). LP: Brett Smith (3-1). Save: Tim Lahey (2) A: 6,380.

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WP: Joseph Bisenius (1-0). LP: Dan Kolb (1-1). Save: Brian Sanches (6) A: 10,404.

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WP: Christopher Leroux (1-0). LP: Carlos Monasterios (2-3). Save: Blake Jones (10). HR: G–Spike McDougall (8), Logan Morrison (5). L–Gus Milner (3). A: 7,089.

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WP: Julio Pimentel (3-0). LP: Raymar Diaz (1-4). Save: David Humen (1). HR: W–Wilver Perez (1).

A: 4,652.

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WP: Kevin Walker (1-0). LP: Cody. Harkcom (0-1). HR: RW–Vito Chiaravollot (2); Jaason Bryan (1): C–Justin Singleton (1): Dwight Maness (2), L.J. Biernbaum (1). A: 5,636.