LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — Josh Naylor homered and doubled, driving in three runs and scoring a pair as the Lake Elsinore Storm defeated the Visalia Rawhide 9-2 on Friday.
Michael Gettys singled three times with an RBI and a run for Lake Elsinore.
Lake Elsinore took the lead in the first when Gettys hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run single by Javier Guerra.
The Rawhide cut into the deficit in the third inning when Sergio Alcantara hit an RBI double, driving in Matt McPhearson.
The Storm later added runs in four additional innings to punctuate the blowout.
Lake Elsinore right-hander Jacob Nix (1-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on seven hits over five innings. Opposing starter Trevor Simms (2-3) took the loss in the California League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and nine hits over 4 2/3 innings.
For the Rawhide, McPhearson singled three times, also stealing a base.
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