TRENTON, N.J. — The Trenton Thunder scored five unanswered runs to rally past the Portland Sea Dogs 5-1 and complete a sweep of a three-game series.

Trenton (50-29) starter Chase Adams gave up a solo home run to Andrew Benintendi with two outs in the first inning, and then settled down to hold the Sea Dogs hitless over the next 61/3 innings.

Adams allowed just the single run, holding the Sea Dogs to a one hit, striking out seven and walking four.

The Thunder took the lead in the sixth inning as Portland (27-50) starter Mitch Atkins loaded the bases with a walk and a pair of soft singles.

Sacrifice flies by Dustin Fowler and Miguel Andujar gave Trenton a 2-1 lead.

The Thunder added a run in the seventh and two more in the eighth.

Atkins, in his longest outing of the season, went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out seven with one walk.

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