Rock Cats Rally to Take NightcapJune 29, 2010 - Eastern League (EL) New Britain Rock Cats
The Thunder struck first with two runs in the third when Brandon Laird and Jose Gil delivered back-to-back RBI singles. Laird was thrown out at third on Gil's hit to end the inning.
The Rock Cats struck back in the bottom of the inning. Joe Benson kept the inning alive with a two-out double. Ben Revere - who was one of three Rock Cats selected earlier in the day for the 2010 Eastern League All-Star Game - followed with a base hit. Revere left the game with a leg injury suffered while running to first. Chris Parmelee drew a walk to load the bases before a fielding error by Laird at third off the bat of Jair Fernandez allowed Benson and pinch runner Erik Lis to score and tie the game.
In the bottom of the sixth, Mark Dolenc's two-run single put the Rock Cats on top for good. Robertson (1-7) hurled six strong innings, scattering six hits and striking out six. Billy Bullock proved much more effective in his second appearance as he fired a perfect seventh to pick up his first Double-A save.
Trenton's Ryan Pope (2-4) suffered the loss in relief.
Trenton's Noesi Blanks `Cats in 7-Inning Complete Game
(Game 1) NEW BRITAIN, CT - Trenton's Hector Noesi fired a seven-inning complete game shutout and Austin Krum homered to lead the Thunder to a 4-0 victory over the Rock Cats in the opening game of Tuesday night's doubleheader.
The Rock Cats' Michael McCardell cruised the first three innings - retiring the first nine of 10 batters he faced - but ran into trouble in the fourth. Krum led off the fourth with a walk. Austin Romine and Brandon Lard followed with consecutive singles, with Krum scoring on Lard's base hit to right to put the Thunder on the board, 1-0. Romine scored on a groundout by Jose Gil and Kevin Smith added an RBI single for the 3-0 advantage.
Krum added another run with a solo homer in the fifth inning for the Thunder.
Noesi (5-1) scattered five hits and walked none. He struck out four. McCardell (0-9) remains in search of his first victory of the 2010 season after tossing six solid innings. He allowed four runs on five hits and struck out six through six innings.
Eastern League Stories from June 29, 2010
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- Baysox Take Third Straight over Erie by a Run - Erie SeaWolves
- Back-To-Back Home Runs Highlight Fisher Cats' 5-4 Loss - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
- Reyes Slams B-Mets to Sixth Straight Win, 9-5 - Binghamton Mets
- Thunder Split Doubleheader on Tuesday - Trenton Thunder
- Two Streaks End as Aeros Outlast Squirrels, 4-3 - Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Binghamton Uses Big Inning to Roll over Curve, 9-5 - Altoona Curve
- Senators Top Sea Dogs, 8-4 - Portland Sea Dogs
- Sens Double Up Sea Dogs - Harrisburg Senators
- Rock Cats Rally to Take Nightcap - New Britain Rock Cats
- Three Rock Cats Selected For Eastern League's 2010 All-Star Game - New Britain Rock Cats
- Erie SeaWolves at Bowie Baysox...Game Two of Three...Game Notes - Erie SeaWolves
- Announcing Amnesty Night - New Britain Rock Cats
- Four Baysox Named to All-Star Team - Bowie Baysox
- Three SeaWolves Selected to 2010 EL All-Star Game - Erie SeaWolves
- Squirrels Send Four to Eastern League All-Star Game - Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Aeros Notes - Akron Aeros
- Three Aeros Selected to EL All-Star Game - Akron Aeros
- Five Curve Players Headed to Harrisburg for E.L. All-Star Game - Altoona Curve
- Franchise-Record Six Fisher Cats Named EL All-Stars - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
- Baysox Announce Player Moves - Bowie Baysox
- Three Sea Dogs Bound for 2010 Eastern League All-Star Game - Portland Sea Dogs
- Four Thunder Players Selected to EL All-Star Game - Trenton Thunder
- 2010 Eastern League All-Star Rosters Announced - EL
- Richmond Flying Squirrels Game Notes - Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Pitchers Move, Mills Activated - Akron Aeros
- Pitchers Province And Allen On The Move - New Britain Rock Cats
- Squirrels to Honor Arthur Ashe, Virginia Heroes - Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Baysox Sweep Twi-night Doubleheader - Bowie Baysox
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