Javelinas crushed 14-4

Brandon Wood's three-run homer highlighted a six-run seventh inning as unbeaten Surprise pounded the Peoria Javelinas, 14-4, on Saturday afternoon.

It was the first loss for the Javelinas after starting the AFL season with three victories.

Woods' dinger broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning. After bashing a Minor League-leading 43 homers for Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga, the 20-year-old Angels prospect has gone yard in three of his first four AFL games.

Billy Butler (Royals) also had a big afternoon for the Scorpions. The 19-year-old left fielder went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored, while Howie Kendrick (Angels) collected a pair of singles and scored three runs.

David Austen (1-0), the fourth of five Scorpion pitchers, earned the win. The Angels hopeful allowed one hit over 1 1/3 scoreless innings, while striking out two. Austen was relieved by Brian Sanches (Phillies), who concluded the contest with two shutout innings.

Brandon Fahey (Orioles) went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in the losing cause. Adam Jones (Mariners) tripled and scored twice, while Michael Johnson (Padres) capped the Javelinas' scoring with a two-run double in the fifth inning.

Chris Buglovsky (0-1) pitched the decisive seventh inning and took the loss. The Mariners prospect was touched for six runs on six hits as the Scorpions batted around in the frame. Mike Flannery (Mariners) came on in the eighth and was victimized by three Peoria errors, allowing five runs -- one earned -- on two hits and two walks.

The Scorpions return home to take on the Grand Canyon Rafters at 4:05 p.m. ET on Monday, while the Javelinas go to Mesa to play the Solar Sox at 4:05 p.m. on the same day.

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