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Martinez’s single leads Visalia to win over Ports
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VISALIA (AP) —Renae Martinez hit a two-run single in the first inning, leading the Visalia Rawhide to a 7-1 win over the Stockton Ports on Tuesday.

The single by Martinez, part of a five-run inning, gave the Rawhide a 2-0 lead before Luis Alejandro Basabe hit a three-run home run later in the inning.

The Rawhide later tacked on a run in both the fourth and seventh innings. In the fourth, Basabe scored on a double before he drew a walk to score Jancarlos Cintron in the seventh.

Visalia right-hander Josh Green (2-1) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on six hits over six innings. Opposing starter Wyatt Marks (2-2) took the loss in the California League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and five hits over 3 2/3 innings.

Visalia took advantage of some erratic Stockton pitching, drawing a season-high nine walks in its victory.