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Trenton pitching shuts down Fisher Cats
Fisher Cats' Deck McGuire pitches against Trenton at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester Tuesday. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
The Fisher Cats were limited to eight hits and their losing streak reached three games with a 4-2 loss to the Thunder, the New York Yankees’ Double-A affiliate.
The game featured two solo home runs, one by Trenton right fielder Yeral Sanchez and one by New Hampshire right fielder Brad Glenn.
Trenton, which beat New Hampshire 2-1 on Monday, raised its Eastern League record to 16-9. Center fielder Michael Crouse had three hits for the Fisher Cats, who slipped to 11-12. Crouse has at least one hit in seven of his last eight games.
Trenton scored a run in the first, a run in the second, a run in the fourth and one in the sixth. Catcher Gary Sanchez collected two of Trenton’s 11 hits. Baseball America has Sanchez ranked at the No. 1 prospect in the New York Yankees’ organization. Trenton also received three hits from first baseman Kyle Roller.
New Hampshire is scheduled to play the third game of its four-game series against Trenton today at 5:35 p.m.