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Albany Thunder (5), Albany Athletics (9)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Albany Thunder 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 7 1
Albany Athletics 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 9 7 1


Nate Novak doubled twice and drove in three runs to lead the Albany Athletics to a 9-5 victory over the Albany Thunder. Novak got the scoring started with 2-run double in the first inning and four batters later Greg Sulz laced a 2-run double to help stake the A's to a 6-0 lead.  Chris Salamida, who doubled and scored twice in the game, went 6.2 innings giving up three earned runs in the 7th before giving way to Zach Breen to close the game with the Thunder threatening with runners on base.  Meanwhile, the Thunder managed two hits off Salamida until the 7th when they strung together four hits, two walks and an Athletics error to score five runs.  Evan Arias had a 2-run dou ble in the inning and Juan Fuentes, who collected three hits, doubled in a run in the rally as well.  Salamida struck out 11 batters to earn the win.