Trenton Thunder� 2,� Altoona Curve� 0 (box)
Rudy Owens had to take a tough loss for the Curve tonight.� He pitched 7 innings and allowed one unearned run, on 7 scattered hits and 6 strikeouts, no walks.� The unearned run came in the 6th inning, when the Trenton lead-off hitter singled, then moved to second base on a passed ball by C Kris Watts. After a strikeout and a ground out, another single let the lead runner score.� Tom Boleska pitched well in his AA debut.� He gave up two doubles and an intentional walk in the 8th inning, which brought in one run, though the second runner was thrown out at the plate on the throw in from LF Brandon Jones, relayed by SS Jordy Mercer.
Owens' real trouble was that his teammates were not able to supply him with any runs support.� The Curve were limited to just 3 hits -- singles by 1B Matt Hague and RF Miles Durham, and a double by Jones.� Only three other Curve hitters reached base.� Kris Watts was hit by a pitch, and 3B Josh Harrison and DH Anthon...
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