L – Tejeda (0-1)
15-7, 1.0 GU
A.J. Murray allowed only one unearned run in six innings of work on Friday night. He gave up seven hits, walked two and struck out five.
Catcher Kevin Richardson (.292/.370/.500) was the only RedHawk with two hits, as he went 2-for-3 with a double.
First baseman Chris Shelton and DH Kevin Mench each doubled and walked.
Reliever Kameron Loe (5.79 ERA/.333 BAA) allowed one run on three hits in 1.1 innings.
L – Dittler (0-1)
HR – Majewski (2), Berkery (1)
15-5, 2.5 GU
|Berkery hit his first home run. b>|
Starting pitcher Jake Dittler coughed up five runs in three innings while Dan Touchet (1 IP, 3 ER, 4 BB) didn't fare any better.
Dustin Majewski (1/4) and Thomas Berkery (2/4) – the team's eight and nine hitters – hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning.
Max Ramirez and Emerson Frostad each singled twice in three official at-bats.
Steve Murphy and John Mayberry both doubled.
L – Phillips (1-2)
10-12, 5.0 GB
|Diaz has been excellent this season. b>|
Phillips didn't retire a batter for the rest of his outing, giving up 10 first inning runs. He was knocked around for seven hits while walking two. The outing is sure to put a rather sizeable dent on his ERA for the rest of the season.
Second baseman Jose Vallejo (.344/.390/.473) went 4-for-6 with two RBI and his ninth stolen base of the year.
The relief work of J.B. Diaz (1.13 ERA/.230 BAA) helped the Blaze get back within striking distance. He yielded just one unearned run in 4.1 innings.
Chad Tracy (2/4, BB), K.C. Herren (3/4, BB), and Marcus Lemon (2/4, BB) also chipped in with multiple hits.
All of Bakersfield's 15 hits were singles.
W – Gomez (3-0)
SV – Santana (1)
HR – Gac (9), Santana (3)
14-4, 0.5 GB
Kennil Gomez (1.57 ERA/.185 BAA) earned his third win of the season by hurling six scoreless innings. He gave up four hits, walked one and fanned four.
|Gomez flashed an 88-91 mph sinker on Friday. b>|
Left fielder Cristian Santana (.305/.388/.542) was 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, and a walk. Santana's home run – a line-drive shot – also cleared the left field scoreboard.
Tim Smith (.323/.392/.468) doubled twice and tripled once in five at-bats. He drove in four runs.
Renny Osuna (1/3, 2 BB), Mitch Moreland (1/4, 2B, BB) and Matt Lawson (3/5) also had strong efforts.
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