The 66ers got off to a quick start, scoring 13 runs in the first 3 innings en route to a 15-1 blasting of host Lancaster on Friday night. C.J. Cron hit a grand slam (his 19th) and a two-run double, giving him a minor league-leading 101 RBIs this season. he leads the rest of pro baseball by seven.
Drew Heid (4th), Taylor Lindsey (6th) and Randal Grichuk (12th) also homered for the Sixers. Max Russell won for the first time in more than a month, giving up one run in five innings. The Sixers scored at least 10 runs for the 4th time in 5 games. Every Sixer had a hit and scored a run and only Kaleb Cowart failed to drive one in.
The Quakes, meanwhile scored 14 runs for the second straight game, but it was a little more dramatic.
They snapped a 3-3 tie with three in the 6th, then broke open a 6-5 game with eight in the 8th as they blew out visiting Lake Elsinore 14-5.
Leon Landry, Joc Pederson and Angelo Songco hit two-run homers for the Quakes. Songco raised his batting average to .225 with a 4 for 4 effort, while Landry was 4 for 6 with two triples and a homer. Bobby Coyle added three hits.
Every Quake got on base via hit or walk and scored a run. Reliever Jordan Roberts (7-0) got the win after surrendering an inherited runner to score the tying run in the top of the sixth. Eric Eadington earned his 18th save, pitching out of a two-on, two-out jam in the eighth inning.