'Cats Blanked In Matinee At Trenton

NH takes two of three from Yankees affiliate despite the loss

By New Hampshire Fisher Cats | August 21, 2019 3:48 PM

TRENTON, NJ - The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays) were blanked 4-0 by the Trenton Thunder (Yankees) Wednesday afternoon at ARM & HAMMER Park. Despite the loss, the 'Cats still took the series two games to one.

The Thunder took an early lead with a run in the bottom of the third. Angel Aguilar doubled, went to third on a ground out and scored on a wild pitch to make it 1-0.

Trenton doubled their lead in the fourth after consecutive singles put runners on the corners then a wild pitch brought home the second run of the game.

Four Thunder hits plated a run in the sixth, and an unearned run scored on an error in the bottom of the seventh to make it 4-0 Yankees affiliate.

Justin Dillon (L, 5-3), Brad Wilson, Vinny Nittoli and Jake Fishman took the hill for New Hampshire. Fishman was the only hurler to not allow a run to cross.

New Hampshire managed just four hits in the game. Vinny Capra doubled and singled, Riley Adams recorded a knock and Chad Spanberger logged a ninth inning base hit.

The Fisher Cats return home tomorrow night to start the final homestand of 2019. They'll take on the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Mets) for four games before the Thunder visit the Granite state for the last quartet of home contests this season. RHP Hector Perez (7-5, 4.70 ERA) gets the ball for the 'Cats and RHP Tony DiBrell (0-6, 9.73 ERA) will go for the Rumble Ponies in game one. Coverage begins at 6:45 p.m. with the Fisher Cats Pregame Show and continues with first pitch at 7:05 p.m. on the WGIR Fisher Cats Radio Network.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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