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Armenteros’ homer leads Stockton to win over Modesto
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STOCKTON  (AP) — Lazaro Armenteros hit a three-run home run in the first inning, leading the Stockton Ports to a 9-3 win over the Modesto Nuts on Sunday.

The home run by Armenteros scored Nick Allen and Jameson Hannah to give the Ports a 3-0 lead.

After Stockton added a run in the second when Jordan Devencenzi hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Trace Loehr, the Nuts cut into the deficit in the third inning when Joe Rizzo hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run home run by Jack Larsen.

Jake Bray (2-0) got the win with 3 1/3 innings of scoreless relief while Modesto starter Ljay Newsome (4-2) took the loss in the California League game.

Stockton hit a season-high six doubles in its victory.

Eierman hits walk-off single in

 10th, Stockton beats Modesto 4-3

STOCKTON (AP) — Jeremy Eierman hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning, as the Stockton Ports topped the Modesto Nuts 4-3 on Saturday.

Lazaro Armenteros scored the game-winning run after he started the inning on second and advanced to third on a ground out by Alfonso Rivas.

Jameson Hannah and Nick Allen scored on an error in the third inning to give the Ports a 2-0 lead. The Nuts came back to take a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning when Luis Liberato hit an RBI double, driving in Jack Larsen.

Stockton tied the game 3-3 in the sixth when Allen hit an RBI double, scoring Jonah Bride.

Reliever Seth Martinez (1-2) picked up the win after he struck out two while allowing one hit over three scoreless innings. Scott Boches (1-2) allowed one run and got one out in the California League game.

Hannah doubled and singled twice in the win.

Joe Rizzo was a triple short of the cycle, driving in two runs for the Nuts. Larsen doubled and singled twice, also stealing a base.

Baldwin’s run leads San Jose to

4-2 win over Rancho Cucamonga

SAN JOSE  (AP) — Logan Baldwin scored on an error in the fifth inning to help the San Jose Giants secure a 4-2 victory over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Sunday.

The error, part of a two-run inning, gave the Giants a 2-1 lead before Ryan Kirby drew a bases-loaded walk later in the inning.

The Giants tacked on another run in the sixth when Kyle McPherson hit a solo home run.

Starter DJ Myers (1-1) got the win while Ryan Moseley (1-1) took the loss in relief in the California League game.

Despite the loss, Rancho Cucamonga is 4-2 against San Jose this season.

 Almonte hits grand slam,

leads Reno over Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Abraham Almonte hit a grand slam in the first inning, leading the Reno Aces to a 12-6 win over the Sacramento River Cats on Sunday.

The grand slam by Almonte started the scoring in a six-run inning and gave the Aces a 4-0 lead. Later in the inning, Kelby Tomlinson hit an RBI double and then scored on a single by Juniel Querecuto.

After Sacramento scored a run in the second on a home run by Zach Green, the River Cats cut into the deficit in the third inning when Donovan Solano scored on a double and Austin Slater scored when a runner was thrown out.

The Aces later added two runs in the sixth and four in the seventh. In the sixth, Domingo Leyba and Kevin Cron both drove in a run, while Yasmany Tomas hit a two-run double in the seventh.

Reno starter Taylor Widener (2-2) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and five hits over five innings. Opposing starter Ty Blach (1-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and seven hits over 4 2/3 innings.

For the River Cats, Green hit a pair of solo homers.