PORTLAND – Portland broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the sixth inning to take the first of an eight game homestand with a 4-1 victory over first place Trenton.

Cory Keylor extended his hitting streak to nine games with a double in the sixth inning, scoring Jay Johnson to break the tie. Keylor would later score on a throwing error by right fielder Jamal Strong. The Sea Dogs would later add a run in the eighth with a homerun from Jed Lowrie, his second of the season.

Kyle Jackson (3-1) worked two hitless innings giving up an unearned run to earn the win. Mike Hames pitched a perfect ninth to convert his fourth save of the season.

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