August 12, 1995 |
Righthander Jared Fernandez held the visitors to one run and Shayne Bennett picked up his second save in as many nights as Trenton (60-58) moved into first place in the Eastern League's Southern Division with a 2-1 win over visiting Portland last night. Portland (72-47) leads the Eastern League North. Trot Nixon and Bill Selby drove in runs for the Thunder. CANTON-AKRON 10, READING 8 READING - Rod McCall tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth and Don Wakamatsu followed with a game-winning two-run blast.
June 27, 2001 |
Marlon Byrd's fifth-inning home run became the deciding run as the Reading Phillies beat the Harrisburg Senators, 6-3, in the Eastern League last night. Byrd was 4 for 4, with a pair of runs scored and three RBIs. The homer was his 16th of the season. Starting pitcher Carlos Silva went eight innings and gave up six hits en route to his ninth victory. Ron Calloway's leadoff homer in the fourth for the Senators ended a 20-inning scoreless streak by Silva. Akron 3, Trenton 0 AKRON, Ohio - Jason Phillips and three Akron relievers combined on a five-hit shutout as the Aeros beat the Thunder in the Eastern League.
February 24, 1986 |
Their successful staging last summer of the William Mastrosimone play, "The Undoing," has encouraged seven Trenton area theater cognoscenti to found a not-for-profit professional theater company in the New Jersey capital. The Passage Theatre Co., as they have decided to call it, will "focus on the development of new plays and establish an ongoing relationship with a select group of emerging and recognized writers. " The company will use the city-owned Mill Hill Playhouse at Front and Montgomery streets in downtown Trenton until it acquires permanent quarters of its own. The Mill Hill is a converted church building with a capacity of 120 to 150, depending on the desired performance configuration.
May 31, 2007 |
TRENTON - Gov. Corzine is back in the building. Or at least he was. Corzine yesterday returned to the Statehouse for the first time since a serious April 12 highway accident to talk with legislative leaders about the state budget. "It's good to be back to work," he told a throng of reporters waiting for him as he emerged, on forearm crutches, from the governor's office around midday. "It's good to be back here. " For nearly a month after the accident - which landed Corzine in intensive care and on a ventilator with a snapped left femur, 11 broken ribs, and a fractured breastbone and collarbone - Senate President Richard J. Codey (D., Essex)
June 21, 2011 |
TRENTON - Protesters in Revolutionary War costumes, environmentalists, and pink-shirted women's advocates were among those who filled the street in front of the Statehouse on Monday in a series of rallies, with the largest opposing a legislative plan to overhaul public workers' pensions and benefits. Behind the Statehouse, union members set up rows of tents and a mock graveyard for the "death of collective bargaining" alongside more than 50 state police cars and at least two armored vehicles at the ready in case the situation got out of control.
June 26, 2003 |
READING - Jorge Padilla's triple with two outs in the ninth gave the Reading Phillies a 2-1 win over the Altoona Curve last night in the Eastern League. Trenton 7, Norwich 2 TRENTON - The 4,000,000th fan in the franchise's 10 seasons saw the Thunder win the Eastern League game behind Brad Halsey's seven shutout innings. Scranton 5, Indianapolis 4 Indianapolis002001001 -472 Scranton/W-B000001301 -5101 WP: Wayne Gomes (4-2). LP: Ben Ford (1-3). HR: SWB-Damon Minor (5)
June 7, 2008 |
Ramiro Pena's double in the bottom of the eighth was Trenton's only hit, but it was the key play in the Thunder's 2-1 victory over the Reading Phillies last night in the Eastern League. Pena's hit scored the tying run and he later scored the game-winner in the inning on a sacrifice fly after moving to third on a wild pitch. Brad Harman's RBI single in the top of the second gave Reading its only run.
May 3, 1996 |
Matt Guiliano's two-out, ninth-inning single scored Scott Shores from second and gave the Reading Phillies a 4-3 Eastern League victory over the Bowie BaySox yesterday. NORWICH 5, TRENTON 1 NORWICH, Conn. - The Thunder (17-6) lost their second straight after winning 13 in a row. SCRANTON 3, RICHMOND 2 MOOSIC, Pa. - Glenn Murray and Gene Schall hit homers in the ninth to tie the score and set the stage for the Red Barons' 10-inning win. WILMINGTON 3, DURHAM 2
September 5, 1996 |
Todd Carey and Andy Abad hit sixth-inning home runs to spark Trenton to a 6-2 victory over Harrisburg last night, and the Thunder tied the Eastern League's Southern Division playoffs at one game each. Brian Rose got the victory, and Scott Gentile, who gave up both homers, took the loss. Harrisburg won the best-of-five series opener, 9-2, Tuesday. Portland evened the Northern Division playoffs with a 3-2 win over visiting Binghamton.
September 14, 2008 |
The Trenton Thunder are a win away from a second consecutive Eastern League championship after beating the Akron Aeros, 4-1, last night at Waterfront Park. The victory gave the New York Yankees' double-A affiliate a two-games-to-one lead in the best-of-five title series. Austin Jackson's home run gave Trenton a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Thunder scored the deciding run in the fourth on an RBI single by Kevin Russo, and Reegie Corona delivered another score with a sacrifice fly. The game had been rescheduled from Friday night because of rain.