Game 26: Trenton @ Connecticut

Game 26 – Trenton Thunder @ Connecticut Defenders
April 29, 2008
Dodd Stadium – Norwich, CT

Pitching Matchup: TRE Chase Wright vs. CON Joe Martinez

Starting Lineups:

Trenton

1 – Russo, 2B
2 – Jackson, CF
3 – Curtis, LF
4 – Carson, RF
5 – Ehlers, 1B
6 – Pilittere, C
7 – Malec, 3B
8 – Mendoza, DH
9 – Corona, SS

Connecticut

1 -
2 -
3 -
4 -
5 -
6 -
7 -
8 -
9 -

Pre-Game Notes: Matt Carson has a 14-game hitting streak, while Colin Curtis has hit in 11 consecutive games. “Fab Five” Freddy Sanchez has the team record with a 27 game streak.

Radio Links: Click here for the links to each team’s broadcast.

Live Box Score: The MILB.com direct link is here.

Around the Eastern League: For scores from around the EL, go here.

Final Score: 4-1, Thunder.

Post-Game Notes: Matt Carson’s hitting streak ended, while Colin Curtis extended his. Cody Ehlers hit a two-run home run, while Chase Wright turned in seven solid innings.

Jose Tabata…absent from the lineup. Whatever spin they’re trying to put on it, keep in mind Tony Franklin said that Tabata would be back in the lineup today, and that didn’t exactly happen. Hard to argue with the fact that — temper tantrum or not — he needed to be sat down for some time.

Thunder Thoughts:

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT gmail.com

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5 Responses to “Game 26: Trenton @ Connecticut”

  1. YanksFan Says:

    No Tabata again? Interesting

  2. greg8370 Says:

    Chase Wright goes 7 innings tonight for the win. Gives up a scratch run, nothing hit hard against him. Seems to scuff around alot when runners get on, walks around the mound, 3B and catcher talk to him, but hey he’s 4-1 on the season.
    Ehler’s homer iced the game after CT gave the game way on walks and errors. Cold and windy in CT tonight.
    No Tabata.
    Mike do you want some Chase Wright pics from tonight’s game? Carson goes 0-5 while Curis goes 2-5.

  3. thunderbaseball Says:

    Was in Newark tonight for their home opener, so I wasn’t able to pay very close attention to this game…some pictures from tonight would be great, would be happy to use them. mashmore98 AT gmail.com or you can post a link to them if you want to have them on your site…

  4. Hughes Your Daddy Says:

    I’m assuming Carson’s hot streak played influence on the Tabata benching last night as well?

  5. thunderbaseball Says:

    I doubt it, to be honest. Carson was hot at the beginning of the year as well, and they found a way for all four outfielders to be in the lineup. If Tabata’s just going to sit, send him down, the kid needs at-bats to improve…

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