NILES, Ohio (AP) — Hosea Nelson homered and had two hits, and Gregori Vasquez pitched six scoreless innings as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers beat the State College Spikes 6-3 on Sunday.
Vasquez (3-2) allowed two hits while striking out three to pick up the win.
Mahoning Valley started the scoring in the first inning. After reaching base on a walk, Nolan Jones advanced to second on a single by Ulysses Cantu and then scored on a double by Simeon Lucas.
The Scrappers later added two runs in the second and third innings and one in the eighth to secure the victory.
Jonathon Mulford (2-4) went 2 2/3 innings, allowing five runs and seven hits in the New York-Penn League game. He also struck out two and walked six.
Evan Mendoza homered and doubled for the Spikes. Joshua Lopez doubled and singled.
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