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Four-Run Seventh Inning Sinks Fisher Cats on Monday, 5-1

August 26, 2019 - Eastern League (EL) - New Hampshire Fisher Cats News Release

Manchester, N.H. - The Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees Double-A affiliate) pulled away from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Toronto Blue Jays Double-A affiliate) with four runs in the top of the seventh inning en route to a 5-1 win on Monday night at Delta Dental Stadium.

Trailing 1-0 on an RBI single from Isiah Gilliam, the Fisher Cats tied the score in the bottom of the sixth inning. Riley Adams singled to center and Chad Spanberger belted a double to the triangle in right center to make it 1-1.

Trenton responded with four runs, three unearned, in the top of the seventh. Angel Aguilar had the big hit in the frame, a two-out, two-run double to end the night for Yennsy Diaz (L, 10-9).

He worked 6.2 innings, allowing four hits and five runs (two earned) with no walks and seven strikeouts. Diaz retired the first 10 batters of the game before a single by Zack Zehner in the fourth.

In his Double-A debut for the Thunder, Miguel Yajure allowed one run on six hits in 5.1 innings. Trevor Lane (W, 5-2) earned the win in relief with 2.2 scoreless innings.

William Ouellette worked around two hits for 1.1 innings of scoreless relief, and Vinny Nittoli put up a zero in the ninth.

Brock Lundquist recorded a pair of doubles for the Fisher Cats, who went 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position.

The Fisher Cats and Thunder continue the series on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. at Delta Dental Stadium. Hector Perez is expected to start for New Hampshire against Trenton's Clarke Schmidt. For tickets and information, visit

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