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Santa scores winning run, Modesto beats Stockton
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MODESTO (AP) — Kevin Santa scored the winning run on a fielder’s choice in the ninth inning, as the Modesto Nuts beat the Stockton Ports 10-9 on Wednesday.

Santa scored the game-winning run after he led off the inning with a single, advanced to second on a single by Manny Pazos and then went to third on an intentional walk.

The Ports tied the game 9-9 in the top of the ninth when Sandber Pimentel hit a two-run double as part of a three-run inning.

Reliever Jeffeson Medina (5-2) picked up the win after he walked two while allowing three runs and two hits over one inning. Trey Cochran-Gill (0-1) went one inning, allowing one run and five hits in the California League game. 

He also struck out three and walked one.

Bryson Brigman homered and singled twice, driving in three runs in the win. Evan White singled three times, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two.

Luke Persico singled twice, scoring two runs for the Ports.

Despite the loss, Stockton is 14-6 against Modesto this season.


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