New Hampshire Hardball

Trenton handles New Hampshire

TRENTON, NJ – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays) fell behind early and never recovered Monday night, losing 6-1 to the Trenton Thunder (Yankees) at ARM & HAMMER Park.

Trenton got on starter Hector Perez (L, 1-2) for two runs in the first on a pair of hits and two walks, then added four more in the third. In that inning, Perez walked three and surrendered three singles as the Fisher Cats trailed 6-1 heading into the fourth.

New Hampshire scored its only run in the third. Vinny Capra singled then Forrest Wall dropped a bunt down the first base line for an infield base hit. After a walk loaded the bases, Capra scored from third on a wild pitch, but the Fisher Cats failed to push any more runs across.

Notable Performers:

  • Wall reached base in four of his five trips, notching two hits and a pair of walks.
  • Kevin Smith singled twice, his third multi-hit game of the season.
  • Jonathan Cheshire twirled 3.1 scoreless innings of relief. He scattered three hits and struck out three.
  • Danny Young and Kirby Snead each faced the minimum in one inning apiece.

The Fisher Cats return to action Tuesday night in Trenton. LHP Zach Logue will go for the Fisher Cats while the Thunder call upon RHP Albert Abreu. Coverage begins at 6:45 p.m. and continues with first pitch at 7 p.m. on the WGIR Fisher Cats Radio Network.

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