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Ports top San Jose in slugfest
Ports top San Jose
DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin Stockton’s Trace Loehr is safe at first as San Jose’s Zander Clarke is pulled off the bag.

STOCKTON (AP) —  Jameson Hannah homered and singled, scoring three runs and driving home a couple as the Stockton Ports defeated the San Jose Giants 10-8 on Sunday.

Jeremy Eierman homered and singled with four RBIs for Stockton.

Down 2-1 in the third, Stockton went out in front when Trace Loehr hit a two-run single.

San Jose answered in the next half-inning when Bryce Johnson hit an RBI single, driving in Zander Clarke to tie the game.

The Ports took the lead for good in the fourth when Hannah hit a two-run home run.

San Jose saw its comeback attempt come up short after Kyle McPherson hit an RBI double and then scored on a single by Manuel Geraldo in the ninth to cut the Stockton lead to 10-8.

Pat Krall (2-2) got the win in relief while Camilo Doval (3-3) took the loss in the California League game.

In the losing effort, San Jose got contributions throughout its order, as five players picked up at least a pair of hits. Johnson singled three times, scoring two runs. The Giants also recorded a season-high 16 base hits.

With the win, Stockton improved to 8-4 against San Jose this season.


STOCKTON. (AP) -- Mickey McDonald scored the winning run on a wild pitch with two outs in the 10th inning, as the Stockton Ports beat the San Jose Giants 8-7 on Saturday.

McDonald scored the game-winning run after he reached base with two outs on a walk and stole second.

Earlier in the inning, Jeremy Eierman homered, scoring Lazaro Armenteros and Trace Loehr to tie the game 7-7.

The Giants took a 7-4 lead in the top of the 10th when Kyle McPherson hit a two-run double as part of a three-run inning.

Nick Highberger (3-2) got the win in relief while Caleb Simpson (1-1) took the loss in the California League game.

For the Giants, Joey Bart homered twice, driving in three runs and scoring a pair.