TRENTON, N.J. – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats scored four times over the final three innings to finish off a 5-1 victory over the Thunder in front of 5,328 fans at ARM & HAMMER Park on Sunday night.
The Fisher Cats went ahead on an RBI double by Shane Opitz in the seventh inning against Cale Coshow and added a second run when Matt Newman singled in Opitz.
Coshow suffered the defeat in his final start of 2015. The right-hander from Edmond, Oklahoma, went 6.2 innings and allowed three runs on five hits and two walks, he struck out three.
The Thunder got their only offense of the night in the second inning when Jake Skole led off the frame with a long solo home run into the Delaware River. It was Skole’s second home run in the last five games and he is batting 7-for-19 (.368) with three extra base hits in his time with the Thunder.
New Hampshire added single runs in the eighth inning off Taylor Garrison and in the ninth inning off of Luis Niebla to finish off the victory. Four separate Fisher Cats recorded multi-hit games on Sunday night.
Tyler Wade and Jose Rosario each went 2-for-4 to lead the Thunder offense.
Your Thunder will play their regular season finale on Monday afternoon at 1pm. All fans can get free hot dogs and enjoy a pregame meet and greet with players prior to the game. The Thunder will send RHP Jaron Long (3-6, 3.52) to the mound, New Hampshire counters with RHP Taylor Cole (6-10, 4.18). Listen live to Thunder baseball on 91.3 WTSR, 1490 AM WBCB and online at Trentonthunder.com beginning at 12:40pm.