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Late Rally Gives Ports Third Straight Win

June 3, 2021

Box Score STOCKTON, Ca.- The Ports scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth to overcome a three-run deficit and run their winning streak to a season-high three games, beating the Lake Elsinore Storm by the final of 5-4 on Wednesday night at Banner Island Ballpark. Trailing 4-1 with

Box Score

STOCKTON, Ca.- The Ports scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth to overcome a three-run deficit and run their winning streak to a season-high three games, beating the Lake Elsinore Storm by the final of 5-4 on Wednesday night at Banner Island Ballpark.

Trailing 4-1 with just two hits entering the eighth, the Ports' offense came to life against the Lake Elsinore bullpen. Storm reliever Jose Geraldo began the frame with a walk of Junior Perez, which was followed by a Tyler Soderstrom two-run home run to right-center field to bring the Ports to within one.

Kevin Richards followed the two-run blast with a double to left-center, and after a walk and a sacrifice bunt by Gavin Jones, Jose Rivas lined a two-run double down the left field line to give the Ports the lead for good.

Daniel Martinez (2-1) got the win for Stockton with 3 1/3 innings in relief of starter Osvaldo Berrios. Martinez gave up one run on two hits with two strikeouts.

Michell Miliano (2-1) took the loss for Lake Elsinore, giving up one run on one hit while walking four batters in his lone inning .

Junior Perez extended his hitting streak to a club-high seven games with a two-out triple in the third inning. T.J. Schofield-Sam also drove in a run for Stockton.

After taking the first two games of the series, the Ports will try for their fourth straight win in game three of this six-game set. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 pm at Banner Island Ballpark.