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Down On The Farm: Minor League News About Teams Of Interest To Connecticut


Coming into the week, Trenton starter Zach Littell had victories in 10 consecutive decisions. He went seven innings while allowing just one earned run in a no-decision against the Yard Goats last week, He struck out seven over those seven innings. After his first five Double A starts, his ERA sat at 1.59 with a 4-0 record. The Thunder also had a 12-game winning streak, their longest since establishing a franchise-record 13 in 1996. That was snapped last Friday with a 2-1 loss to the Yard Goats at Dunkin Donuts Park.

Right-handed pitcher Brody Koerner was named the Eastern League's player of the week for the week of July 3 -9. In his first two starts in Double A,...