Quakes 7, Mavericks 6
A day after the Quakes rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth and won in the 10th, the Quakes rallied again, but this time didn’t make it as dramatic.
This time, the Quakes rallied from a three-run deficit in the seventh inning, and scored the winning run in the eighth.
Trailing 6-3 in the seventh, Flint Wipke hit a two-run homer and Peter Bourjos delivered a two-out bloop RBI single to tie the score.
With the score tied in the eighth, Ryan Mount reached on an infield single with one out. With two outs, he took off too early to second, but the throw from first baseman Erick Monzon to shortstop Carlos Triunfel was a little late and a little off the mark and Mount was safe at second with a stolen base. Larry Infante followed with a line drive single past a diving Triunfel to score Mount.
The win went to Marco Albano (2-3), while David Herndon improved to a perfect 5-for-5 in save opportunities, but not without some help. After Monzon reached on an error, Kuo Hui Lo singled to centrer, but Monzon was thrown out at third. Lo was then thrown out trying to steal second. It was the fourth time Wipke threw out a runner trying to steal in the game. He tied the Cal League record with six assists in the game.
After Lo was thrown out, Herndon walked Daniel Carroll, but got Carlos Peguero to ground out.
66ers 9, Lancaster 6
Carlos Santana was 4-for-5 with three runs and three RBI, including the tie-breaking RBI single in the sixth inning as the Sixers won at Clear Channel Stadium.
Santana’s RBI single in the sixth gave the Sixers a 6-5 lead and he scored another run later in the inning on a wild pitch.
Ryan Rogowski was 3-for-5 with two runs, and Bridger Hunt and Justin Fuller also had two hits apiece for the Sixers.
Francisco Felix (5-2) got the win in relief, allowing one run in three innings, while Paul Koss earned his fourth save with two innings of shutout relief.