PORTLAND, Maine — Bobby Dalbec homered twice, and Tanner Houck allowed just four hits over seven innings as the Portland Sea Dogs beat the Trenton Thunder 7-1 on Monday.
Houck (8-5) allowed one run while striking out four and walking three to pick up the win.
Down 3-0 in the fifth, Trenton cut into the lead when Zack Zehner scored on an error.
The Sea Dogs added to their lead in the sixth inning when Dalbec hit a two-run home run.
Deivi Garcia (4-3) went four innings, allowing three runs and seven hits in the Eastern League game. He also struck out five and walked three.
Ben Ruta doubled and singled, also stealing a base for the Thunder.
Despite the loss, Trenton is 11-2 against Portland this season.