SACRAMENTO (AP) — Chris Rusin allowed just five hits over 7 2/3 innings, leading the Albuquerque Isotopes over the Sacramento River Cats in a 4-1 win on Monday.
Rusin (2-4) allowed one run while striking out four to get the win.
Albuquerque started the scoring in the second inning when Roberto Ramos hit a solo home run and Rusin hit a two-run single.
The River Cats cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Mike Gerber hit a solo home run.
The Isotopes tacked on another run in the ninth when Noel Cuevas hit an RBI single, bringing home Brian Mundell.
Rawhide 2, Ports 1
VISALIA (AP) — Yoel Yanqui singled three times, driving home two runs as the Visalia Rawhide topped the Stockton Ports 2-1 on Monday.
Jancarlos Cintron doubled and singled for Visalia.
Stockton tied the game 1-1 in the fifth after Robert Mullen hit a solo home run.
Visalia answered in the bottom of the frame when Yanqui hit an RBI single, scoring Cintron.
Visalia right-hander Justin Vernia (7-2) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on four hits over seven innings. Opposing starter Brady Feigl (5-10) took the tough loss in the California League game after allowing two runs and seven hits over five innings.