STOCKTON — Tyler Massey's three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning gave Modesto, which trailed 6-0 early on, its first lead of the game and catapulted the Nuts to an 11-8 victory over the Stockton Ports Thursday night at Banner Island Ballpark.
Massey also had an RBI triple. Jared Simon homered and finished with three hits and three RBIs for Modesto, which got three hits apiece from Brian Humphries and Taylor Featherston. Geoff Parker (3-3) pitched 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to earn the win. Scott Oberg worked a scoreless ninth for his 14th save.