South Jersey Baseball:
Monday, May 15, 2006
By Dan Loney
(Trenton, NJ)- Omir Santos and Vince Faison hit home runs to lead the Thunder to a 8-0 win over Portland on Monday night. It is the fourth straight win for Trenton.
C Omir Santos got Trenton (15-21) on the board with a solo homer in the 2nd Inning off Portland starter Phil Seibel. The lead went to 3-0 in the 4th Inning on a two-run homer by LF Vince Faison. Seibel (0-2) took the loss allowing three runs on six hits in five innings. Meanwhile, Thunder starter Steven White worked out of some early wildness and went on to work six shutout innings for the win. White (2-1) allowed three hits with two walks and two strikeouts. He also hit three batters.
The Sea Dogs (19-15), who hadn't played in three days due to rain, did not help their own cause. Portland was 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position.
The Thunder broke the game open with two runs in the 7th Inning and three more in the 8th Inning. Bronson Sardinha and Shelley Duncan had RBI doubles in seventh, while all three runs in the eighth were unearned.
Tuesday's game with Portland has been moved back to at 11:35 AM start (originally at 11:05 AM). Philip Hughes (0-1, 4.50) starts for Trenton against Portland's David Pauley (2-2, 2.45).
- In their 15 wins, Trenton has outscored their opponents by a 92-27 combined score.
- The Thunder bullpen added three more scoreless innings on Monday. The "pen" hasn't allowed a run in their last 24.1 IP.