Opportunistic Nuts Win 7-1 Against Jethawks
Modesto, CA. - Johendi Jiminian dealt seven innings of one-run ball to complete the Modesto Nuts three-game sweep against the Lancaster Jethawks with a 7-1 win on Sunday afternoon.
Jiminian (W, 1-3) tossed seven innings and allowed just a solo home run while striking out seven and walking just two. He was the third straight Nuts' (11-13) starter to work seven innings to help extend the Nuts' season-long winning streak to three.
The Nuts took advantage of two errors in the third to plate five runs against the Jethawks (11-13). Troy Scribner (L, 1-1) worked 2.1 innings but all five runs he allowed in the third were unearned. Michael Benjamin, Jr. bounced a ball off third baseman J.D. Davis' glove to score two runs. Ryan McMahon followed with the Nuts' first hit of the game, a two-run single.
Raimel Tapia homered to extend the Nuts lead in the seventh, Tapia's third home run of the year.
The Nuts open a four-game series against the Blaze on Monday night at 7:05 p.m. Lefty Harrison Musgrave will throw for the Nuts. Coverage on ModestoNuts.com will start at 7:00 p.m. To listen on your iPhone or iPad click here. For PC and Flash enabled Android phones click here.