The Nuts got off to a fast start in the game, scoring once in the first, once in the second, and twice in the fourth before Lancaster could even get on the board. After Lancaster scored one in the bottom of the fourth, Modesto exploded for five runs over the next two innings, giving them a 9-1 lead after six.
The JetHawks would make a comeback, scoring twice in the eighth, and then five times in the ninth, but the Nuts held on for a 9-8 victory.
Amazingly, the Nuts pounded out 12 hits in the ballgame, as every starter had at least one hit. The offensive star of the game was Justin Nelson, who smacked his ninth and tenth home runs of the season. Travis Becktel added a solo-shot of his own in the sixth, and also tripled.
As a team, Modesto wrapped nine extra-base hits, including Chris Nelson's two doubles. Justin Nelson and Becktel finished the game with three runs batted in a piece, and Chris Nelson drove in his 80th run of the season.
Speedster Eric Young Jr. swiped a base in the game, giving him a organizational-best 62 bags this season.
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