Around the System - Day 11
Mark Melancon picked up the win in this one, which was won on Juan Miranda's sacrifice fly in the top of the tenth. Jonathan Albaladejo pitched a rocky bottom half, but hung on for the save. Eduardo Nunez went 4-for-5 with a home run and two stolen bases.
Double-A: Trenton 3, 1; Portland 1, 2
The Thunder split a doubleheader with the Sea Dogs, moving to 7-3 in 2010. D.J. Mitchell pitched five innings of one-hit ball and picked up his first Double-A win in Game 1. Austin Krum doubled, scored twice and had a stolen base. Brandon Laird homered in the nightcap, but the combination of Casey Kelly, Eammon Portice and Jason Rice held the Thunder bats otherwise.
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Low-A: Augusta 3, Charleston 1
Shaeffer Hall allowed an unearned run over eight innings of three hit baseball, but Francisco Rondon couldn't hold the slim lead he was given. Luke Murton, Kyle Higashioka and Taylor Grote had the RiverDogs' only hits. Garrison Lassiter drove in the lone run on a sacrifice fly.