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Rodriguez hits grand slam, leads Modesto over Lancaster
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MODESTO (AP) — Julio Rodriguez hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Modesto Nuts to a 13-1 win over the Lancaster JetHawks on Friday.

The grand slam by Rodriguez scored Jose Caballero, Braden Bishop, and Jake Scheiner to give the Nuts a 12-1 lead.

Modesto left-hander Ian McKinney (12-5) picked up the win after allowing one run on four hits over five innings. Opposing starter Garrett Schilling (7-7) took the loss in the California League game after a rough outing in which he allowed eight runs and 11 hits over five innings.


LAKE ELSINORE (AP) — Robert Mullen hit a two-run double in the eighth inning, leading the Stockton Ports to a 5-1 win over the Lake Elsinore Storm on Friday.

The double by Mullen, part of a three-run inning, gave the Ports a 4-1 lead before Mullen scored on an error later in the inning.

Will Gilbert (5-1) got the win with 2 2/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Lake Elsinore starter Aaron Leasher (10-7) took the loss in the California League game.


SAN JOSE (AP) — Leonardo Rivas hit a run-scoring single in the second inning, leading the Inland Empire 66ers to a 7-5 win over the San Jose Giants on Friday.

Devin Davis scored on the play to give the 66ers a 1-0 lead after he reached base on a walk, advanced to second on a walk by D.C. Arendas and then went to third on a single by Rivas.

With the score tied 1-1 in the fifth, the 66ers took the lead for good when Orlando Martinez hit an RBI single, bringing home Cam Williams.


RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jaylin Davis hit three home runs and drove in five runs, as the Sacramento River Cats defeated the Reno Aces 17-7 on Friday.

Davis hit a two-run shot in the first, a two-run shot in the second and a solo shot in the fourth. Aramis Garcia doubled and singled three times in the win.

Steven Okert (8-1) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Reno starter Matt Koch (4-8) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.

In the losing effort, Reno got contributions throughout its order, as five players picked up at least a pair of hits. Kevin Cron homered, doubled and singled, scoring two runs.


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