Big inning lifts Thunder
- Updated: August 27, 2019
MANCHESTER — The Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees Double-A affiliate) pulled away from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays Double-A affiliate) with four runs in the top of the seventh inning en route to a 5-1 win on Monday night at Delta Dental Stadium.
Trailing 1-0 on an RBI single from Isiah Gilliam, the Fisher Cats tied the score in the bottom of the sixth inning. Riley Adams singled to center and Chad Spanberger belted a double to the triangle in right center to make it 1-1.
He worked 6.2 innings, allowing four hits and five runs (two earned) with no walks and seven strikeouts. Diaz retired the first 10 batters of the game before a single by Zack Zehner in the fourth.
Brock Lundquist recorded a pair of doubles for the Fisher Cats, who went 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position.