MODESTO (AP) — Arturo Nieto hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Willie Argo with the winning run in the 13th inning, as the Modesto Nuts beat the Visalia Rawhide 2-1 on Wednesday.
Argo scored the game-winning run after he reached base on a walk, stole second and then went to third on a single by Jordan Cowan.
In the top of the fourth, Visalia took the lead on a sacrifice fly by Matt Jones that scored Sergio Alcantara. Modesto answered in the sixth inning when Argo hit an RBI single, scoring Gianfranco Wawoe.
The Nuts had four relievers combine to throw eight scoreless innings in the victory. Lukas Schiraldi (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while Galli Cribbs (0-1) took the loss in the California League game.
Modesto improved to 7-2 against Visalia this season.