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Quakes extend lead over Mavericks
08/29/2013 12:40 PM ET

RANCHO CUCAMONGA • The High Desert Mavericks limited the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to four hits on Wednesday but still couldn't come away with win.

The Quakes shut out the Mavericks 2-0 to increase their California League South Division wild-card lead over the Mavs to 11⁄2 games. The two teams will play one more game at LoanMart Field on Thursday, before High Desert comes home to wrap up the season with a five-game set against the Lake Elsinore Storm starting Friday.

The Quakes (63-72) took the lead in the bottom of the first inning on O'Koyea Dickson's RBI triple. Chris Jacobs added a solo shot in the sixth.

Gustavo Gomez picked up the win after throwing five scoreless innings and combined on the shutout with Eric Eadington, Juan Noriega and Craig Stern - who picked up his third save after a perfect ninth.

Starter Bobby Shore took the loss for the Mavs (61-73) after giving up one on three hits in 3 1-3 innings. High Desert went 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position.

Story courtesy of the Daily Press

www.vvdailypress.com

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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