Jansy Infante had five hits as Mahoning Valley beat
NILES — Jansy Infante went 5-for-5, scoring two runs and driving in two to help the Mahoning Valley Scrappers snap a five-game losing streak with an 11-6 victory over the Jamestown Jammers in front of 3,295 fans in a New York-Penn League game Wednesday at Eastwood Field.
It was Military Night at the stadium and the Scrappers wore special camouflage uniforms. All military personnel got a free ticket to the game.
Juan Valdes added two hits, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored four times for the Scrappers (7-9), who are four games behind State College in the Pickney Division standings.
Matt Brown also had two hits and drove in a run for Mahoning Valley, which scored five runs in the second inning to take a 7-1 lead entering the third.
Mark Thompson scored two runs and stole a base.
Joanniel Montero (1-1) gave up two runs in two innings of relief to get the win.
Jamestown starter Alejandro Sanabia (0-1) surrendered nine runs (six earned) on eight hits with three walks for the Jammers (5-11), who are in last place in the Pickney Division, six games back.
Piste ss4100Valdes cf2423
Kaats cf5110Infante 2b5252
Peterson rf4021Castillo c4100
Anetsberger 3b4110Martin 1b1111
Jacobs lf4122Petrucci 1b2011
Lasater 1b3111Brown rf5021
Cummins 1b1110Jenkins dh5001
Hickman dh4001Douglas lf5000
Belcher c4000Arnal 3b4110
Martinez 2b4000Thompson ss4200
E—Peterson (1), Piste (4), Martinez (4), Thompson (4), Carlin (1). LOB—Jamestown 5, Scrappers 9. 2B—Jacobs (1), Cummins (1), Infante (6), Brown (5), Arnal (2). 3B—Anetsberger (1). HR—Lasater (2), Valdes (2). SB—Piste (3), Thompson (2).
Sanabia, L 0-12 2-389634
Montero, W 1-1222201
WP—Sanabia, Montero. HBP—by Sanabia (Martin), by Jackson (Valdes). Umpires—Home, Shea Gipson; Bases, Matt Neuhold. T—3:09. A—3,295.
HOW THEY SCORED
Scrappers 1st — Valdes walks. Infante doubles to right, Valdes scores on throwing error (E-9). With Castillo batting, Infante to 3rd on wild pitch. Castillo strikes out swinging. Martin singles to right, Infante scores. Brown doubles to right, Martin to 3rd. Jenkins flies out (F-8). Douglas strikes out swinging. 2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Jammers 2nd — Jacobs strikes out looking. Lasater homers to left. Hickman strikes out looking. Belcher fouls out (FF-2).
Scrappers 2nd — Arnal flies out (F-8). Thompson reaches on throwing error (E-6). With Valdes batting, Thompson steals 2nd. Valdes walks. Infante doubles to right, Thompson scores, Valdes scores, Infante to 3rd on throw. Castillo walks. Martin hit by pitch, Castillo to 2nd. Brown infield single, Infante scores, Castillo scores on throwing error (E-4), Martin to 3rd, Brown to 2nd. Jenkins grounds out (1-4), Martin scores, Brown to 3rd. Douglas strikes out swinging. 5 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.
Jammers 3rd — Martinez lines out (L-4). Piste reaches on fielding error (E-6). Kaats singles to left, Piste to 2nd. Peterson singles to center, Piste scores, Kaats to 2nd. Anetsberger fouls out (FF-3). Jacobs singles to center, Kaats scores, Peterson to 2nd. Pitching change: Delage replaces Holt. Lasater grounds into fielder’s choice (6-4), Jacobs out at 2nd. 2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Scrappers 3rd — Arnal doubles to left. Thompson grounds out (4-3). Valdes homers to right, Arnal scores. Infante singles to left. Castillo strikes out swinging. Pitching change: Jackson replaces Sanabia. Martin walks, Infante to 2nd. Brown strikes out swinging. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Jammers 6th — Anetsberger triples to right. Jacobs doubles to left, Antesberger scores. With Lasater batting, Jacobs to 3rd on wild pitch. Lasater flies out (F-9). Hickman grounds out (6-3), Jacobs scores. Belcher pops out (F-4). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
Scrappers 7th — Arnal walks. Thompson grounds into fielder’s choice (G-4), Arnal out at 2nd, Thompson to 1st. With Valdes batting, Thompson steals 2nd. Valdes singles to right, Thompson scores. Infante singles to right, Valdes to 3rd. Pitching change: Alsup replaces Madden. Castillo strikes out looking. Petrucci singles to short, Valdes scores, Infante to 2nd. Brown flies out (F-9). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 error, 2 LOB.
Jammers 8th — Anetsberger strikes out swinging. Jacobs grounds out (6-3). Cummins doubles to left. Hickman reaches on fielding error (E-1), Cummins scores. Belcher flies out (F-9). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error 1 LOB.