Minor Leagues | Trenton turns back Connecticut, 4-2

Posted: August 20, 2007

NORWICH, Conn. - Juan Miranda and Mike Kinkade stroked consecutive RBI singles in the top of the fifth inning to provide the Trenton Thunder with the differential in a 4-2 victory over the Connecticut Defenders yesterday in the Eastern League.

Noah Hall blasted a two-run homer in the second inning to account for Trenton's other runs.

Buffalo 3, Ottawa 2

OTTAWA, Ontario - Keith Ginter scored from third base on a groundout in the fifth inning to provide the Bisons with the deciding run over the Lynx in the International League.

The Phillies' triple-A affiliate got back to within a run in the bottom of the eighth when Gary Burnham scored from third on a groundout.

Somerset 9, Camden 6

Todd Leathers' sixth homer of the season helped the Patriots beat the Riversharks in an Atlantic League contest shortened to five innings at Campbell's Field because of rain.

Lakewood postponed

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - The South Atlantic League game between the BlueClaws and Hickory Crawdads was postponed because of rain. A site and makeup date was not immediately announced.

Wilmington suspended

WILMINGTON - Rain caused the Blue Rocks game against the Lynchburg Hillcats in the Carolina League to be suspended in the third inning. The action will resume on Friday as part of a doubleheader in Lynchburg, Va.

Reading postponed

AKRON, Ohio - Rain caused the Phillies' visit to the Akron Aeros to be postponed in the Eastern League until later this week when the teams return to Reading.

A date and times for the doubleheader were not immediately announced.

Atlantic City canceled

ATLANTIC CITY - The Can-Am League game between the Surf and the New Haven County Cutters was canceled because of rain.

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WP: Tyler Clippard (1-0). LP: Garrett Broshuis (2-16). Save: Justin Pope (5). HR: T–Noah Hall (7). C–Randy Ruiz (15). A: 3,567.

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WP: Aaron Laffey (9-3). LP: Landon Jacobsen (2-7). Save: Mike Koplove (12). A: 3,365.

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WP:Sam Marsonek (6-8). LP: Tim Cain (4-3). Save: Casey Cahill (1). HR: S–Todd Leathers (6). A: 3.129.

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