TRENTON, New Jersey — Jhon Nunez hit a run-scoring double in the ninth inning, leading the Portland Sea Dogs to a 9-8 win over the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday. The win snapped an eight-game losing streak for the Sea Dogs.
The double by Nunez gave the Sea Dogs a 9-8 lead and capped a three-run inning for Portland. Earlier in the inning, Portland tied the game when Cody Asche hit an RBI single.
Brian Ellington (1-0) got the win in relief while Matt Wivinis (0-1) took the loss in the Eastern League game.
Kyle Holder doubled and singled, scoring two runs for the Thunder.
Despite the loss, Trenton is 9-1 against Portland this season.