SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Brendon Sanger hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, leading the Inland Empire 66ers to a 5-2 win over the Lancaster JetHawks on Thursday.
The home run by Sanger scored Jose Rojas to break a scoreless tie.
After Inland Empire added three runs in the seventh on a home run by Matt Thaiss, the JetHawks cut into the deficit in the ninth inning when Mylz Jones hit a two-run single.
Sean Isaac (1-0) got the win with 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief while Lancaster starter Helmis Rodriguez (1-2) took the loss in the California League game.
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