Nuts Pour on 17 Hits in An 8-3 Win

June 14, 2018 - California League (CalL) - Modesto Nuts News Release

Visalia, CA. - A season-high 17 hits by the Modesto Nuts led them to an 8-6 victory over the Visalia Rawhide on Wednesday night at Recreation Park.

Both Bryson Brigman and Kevin Santa recorded four hits. Each of the Nuts' (29-37) 17 hits were singles.

Rawhide (34-31) starter Conner Grey (L, 5-4) surrendered eleven of the hits in 4 1/3 innings of work. Brigman recorded a RBI single in the second inning. Santa whacked a RBI single in the third after three-straight one-out hits. Aaron Stroosma knocked Grey out of the game after four runs with a RBI single in the fifth.

The Nuts offense opened it up in the seventh with four runs. Brigman drove in two with a two-run single. Liberato, who had two hits, smacked a ball off the glove of the first baseman Ramon Hernandez to drive in another run. Stroosma's third RBI came in that inning with a bases-loaded walk.

Randy Bell (W, 3-4) threw well for the Nuts. He allowed solo home runs in the third and fourth innings. An unearned run crossed the plate after a doubleplay. He worked six frames and allowed just two earned runs with five strikeouts.

The win gives the Nuts a chance at the series victory on Thursday.

The four-game series finale with the Rawhide is set for Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. Coverage on ModestoNuts.com will start at 6:50 p.m. Listen live online on your phone, tablet or PC.

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