VISALIA (AP) — Ljay Newsome allowed just six hits over 8 2/3 innings, leading the Modesto Nuts over the Visalia Rawhide in a 2-0 win on Friday.
Michael Koval struck Dominic Miroglio out with runners on first and second to end the game for his second save of the season.
Newsome (3-2) picked up the win after he struck out eight and walked one.
Modesto scored its runs when Bryson Brigman hit an RBI single in the sixth inning and Joe Rizzo stole home in the seventh.
Bo Takahashi (3-3) went six innings, allowing one run and four hits while striking out nine to take the tough loss in the California League game.
The Rawhide were held scoreless for the second time this season, while the Nuts’ staff recorded their first shutout of the year.