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Albany Athletics (6), Albany Thunder (1)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Albany Athletics 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 8 1
Albany Thunder 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1


A's righthander Kyle Lambert hurled a complete game five hitter to lead the Albany AThletics to a 6-1 victory over the Albany Thunder in game 4 of the Twilight League Championship Series.  The win gives the A's a record 6th consecutive League Championship and 12th title since 2006.    Lambert struck out 13 batters and only allowed 3 runners to reach second base in the game.RJ Pingitore doubled in a run in a first inning rally while Harold Finkle Award Winner (Playoff MVP) Nate Novak contributed an RBI single in the rally.  Novak finished the playoffs hitting .438 (7/16, 6 RBI, 5 runs, 1 HR, 6 games).     The Thunder cut the deficit to 3-1 in the 3rd when Danny Barbero Jr doubled home a run.  The A's responded with 2 runs in the 4th when Tim Carroll singled in a run and Mike Talavera crossed the plate later on a balk. The A's closed the scoring in the 6th when Jaden Ross singled in a run to make it 6-1.  Ross and Pingitore each finished with two hits and an RBI.   The Athletics pitching staff held the Thunder to just 5 runs in the series while the offense generated 13 runs.  The Athletics had earned their 15th straight trip the Finals this year and the Thunder made their first appearance. The AThletics improve to 34-4-2 overall while the Thunder drop to 17-12