Trenton Thunder� 6,� Altoona Curve� 3 (box)
The Curve posted 15 hits but could only bring around 3 of those runners to score as they opened this series with the Thunder.� 3B Josh Harrison, LF Andrew Lambo, and RF Miles Durham had 3 hits each, and all three of Durham's were doubles.� The Curve put at least one runner on base in every inning, but fell victim to 3 double plays, and left 14 runners on base.
Durham's first double got the scoring started in the 2nd inning, as he scored on a single up the middle by C Kris Watts. The Curve didn't score again until the 7th inning, when SS Chase d'Arnaud led off with a double.� Harrison dropped down a sacrifice bunt, but beat out the throw to first, giving the Curve runners on the corners, and leaving the Thunder without their manager -- he was ejected after arguing the play.� Lambo singled up the middle, scoring d'Arnaud, but the next three batters were retired.� Lambo scored in the 9th, when he led off with a walk, went to third on 1B Matt H...
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