All-Star hurler Marquis Fleming turned in another solid outing and Luis Nuñez homered yet again, as the Saltdogs (29-28) beat Trois-Rivieres Aigles (18-34) 6-2 to win their fourth straight series in front of 1,642 fans at Stade Fernand-Bedard Thursday night.
Fleming (6-3) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs with five strikeouts no walks to earn his second win of the road trip.
Nuñez launched a three-run homer to extend Lincoln’s lead to 5-1 lead in the seventh, his fourth home run in the first six-game of the nine-game inter-league road trip.
Mike Gilmartin, Tyler Smith, Jeremy Hamilton all booked multi-hit performances as Lincoln wrapped up the three-game series with 33 hits.
Jhonny Montoya tossed two hitless inning of relief to finish the game, and pull the Saltdogs’ record above .500 for the first time since they played their home opener May 23.
The ‘Dogs open up a weekend inter-league series at the Rockland Boulders Friday night at 6 p.m. CT. RHP Justin Kuks (4-1, 5.44) is scheduled to pitch against RHP Charlie Law.