MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Andrew Velazquez homered and had two hits, and Genesis Cabrera struck out nine hitters over six innings as the Montgomery Biscuits defeated the Jackson Generals 6-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Friday.
Cabrera (5-2) picked up the win after he walked three while allowing two runs and three hits.
Montgomery started the scoring in the first inning when Velazquez hit a solo home run.
After Montgomery added two runs in the second, the Generals cut into the deficit in the fourth inning when Vladimir Frias scored on an error and Kelly Dugan scored on a sacrifice.
The Biscuits later tacked on three runs in the fifth when Dalton Kelly hit a two-run single and Nick Ciuffo hit a sacrifice fly to secure the victory.
Ivan Pineyro (8-1) went five innings, allowing six runs and eight hits in the Southern League game. He also struck out four and walked two.
The Biscuits swept both games of the doubleheader after winning the first game 17-1. With the win, Montgomery improved to 12-5 against Jackson this season.
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