Brusa leads Gi­ants to win over Nuts

Manteca Bulletin - - Sports -

MODESTO (AP) -- Gio Brusa hit three home runs and drove in six runs, as the San Jose Gi­ants de­feated the Modesto Nuts 16-5 on Sun­day.

Brusa hit a solo shot in the sec­ond, a two-run shot in the eighth and a three-run shot in the ninth. Bran­don Van Horn home­red, dou­bled and sin­gled, driv­ing home three runs in the win.

Jeff Burke (1-0) got the win with three in­nings of score­less, two-hit re­lief while Modesto starter Reg­gie McClain (2-4) took the loss in the Cal­i­for­nia League game. Nolan Riggs pitched three score­less in­nings for his sec­ond save of the sea­son.

On Satur­day, Kevin Santa hit a walk-off sin­gle with two outs in the ninth in­ning, as the Modesto Nuts topped the San Jose Gi­ants 4-3..

Nick Zam­marelli scored the game-win­ning run after he hit a sin­gle with two outs and ad­vanced to third on a sin­gle by Joe Rizzo.

Zam­marelli sin­gled three times, scor­ing a run and also driv­ing one home in the win.

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