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Saturday, April 21, 2012
Postgame Recap - April 20
Final score: Trenton 6, Harrisburg 5
Synopsis: With things tied at 3-3 in the sixth, the Thunder and the Senators traded zeroes for five innings until Harrisburg reached reliever Lee Hyde for two runs. Trenton answered with three in the bottom half, capped by Melky Mesa's sacrifice fly to right field.
Three, it's a magic number: Three Trenton batters,Abe Almonte, Ronnier Mustelier and Jeff Farnham each had three hits. The Thunder also had three extra-base hits, all three-baggers. Trenton was also 3 for 14 with runners in scoring position and took three extra frames to unlock a 3-3 tie. Walter Ibarra and Addison Maruszak each made their third error of the year.
Wednesday, Wednesday, gonna get down on Wednesday: It was reported by the Associated Press on Friday (and confirmed this morning) that Andy Pettitte will start on Wednesday against Erie. He'll throw 80-85 pitches in his fourth tune-up