RANCHO CUCAMONGA (AP) — Deacon Liput hit a three-run home run in the third inning, leading the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to a 5-2 win over the Stockton Ports on Sunday.
The home run by Liput scored Brandon Montgomery and Donovan Casey to give the Quakes a 3-1 lead.
The Quakes later tacked on two runs in the seventh when Casey hit an RBI triple and then scored on a single by Liput to secure the victory.
Rancho Cuca. southpaw John Rooney (2-1) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on nine hits over six innings. Opposing starter Brady Feigl (5-7) took the loss in the California League game after giving up three runs and three hits over four innings.
For the Ports, Robert Mullen doubled and singled twice.
PORTS 7, QUAKES 3
RANCHO CUCAMONGA (AP) — Trace Loehr hit a run-scoring double in the fourth inning, leading the Stockton Ports to a 7-3 win over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Saturday.
The double by Loehr, part of a two-run inning, gave the Ports a 2-1 lead before Loehr scored on an error later in the inning.
The Ports later added three runs in the seventh and one in the eighth.
In the seventh, Lazaro Armenteros hit a two-run home run, while Jonah Bride hit an RBI single in the eighth.
Michael Danielak (1-0) got the win with 1 2/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Rancho Cuca. starter Gerardo Carrillo (2-7) took the loss in the California League game.