Quakes Open Home Stand with 14th Straight Win
Rancho Cucamonga, CA - After surrendering a lead in the middle innings, the Quakes rallied from behind to extend their franchise-best winning streak to 14 straight games with a 5-4 victory over the Lancaster JetHawks.
Jared Walker supplied the game-winning swing after Rancho lost their early 2-0 advantage, giving the Quakes their ninth straight home win.
Trailing 3-2 in the fourth, Cristian Santana and Connor Wong strung together a pair of one-out singles against Lancaster starting pitcher Matt Dennis (6-9). After Logan Landon struck out, Jared Walker stepped to the plate and hammered a 413 foot home run to vault Rancho back in front 5-3.
Quakes starter Leo Crawford entered with a lead in the fifth but was replaced by Ryan Moseley after recording an out and allowing two runners to reach. Moseley (3-2) allowed a run to score to the record of Crawford during the inning but went on to toss a scoreless sixth in the win. Logan Salow and Andre Scrubb covered the final three scoreless innings out of the bullpen and Scrubb recorded his first save as a Quake.
Early on, Cody Thomas put Rancho up 1-0 with his eleventh home run of the season coming in the first. Connor Wong followed with a solo-shot in the second, his first home run since May 27th to make it 2-zip.
Lancaster scored in the third and Crawford surrendered the 2-1 advantage in the fourth on a Max George home run and a Carlos Herrera RBI double. In his second start of the season, the lefty allowed four runs on nine hits and struck out 6 in the no-decision.
Following the victory, the Quakes are now 17-2 over second-half play and hold a six game lead over the second place JetHawks in the south division.
The Quakes will look to extend their franchise record with a 15th straight win on Tuesday as RHP Tony Gonsolin (3-2) is scheduled to start. Gonsolin will be opposed by Lancaster right-hander Brandon Gold (6-5).
Tuesday will be Helathy RC Recycle Tuesday at the park! Fans who bring ten recyclable bottles or cans to LoanMart Field will receive a free club level ticket to the game thanks to Health RC. Tickets are also available online at rcquakes.com or by calling (909) 481-5000.
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