Casteel's homers lead Modesto Nuts past Bakersfield Blaze

Bee Staff ReportsJuly 8, 2013 

— Ryan Casteel hit two home runs, including a two-run shot in the sixth that gave the Nuts the lead, as Modesto defeated the Bakersfield Blaze 3-2 on Monday night.

Bakersfield took a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but Casteel pulled the Nuts within one run with a solo homer in the fourth. He has 19 homers on the season.

The second blast gave Chris Jensen the win. Jensen allowed two runs on eight hits over seven innings. He struck out five.

The two teams conclude their three-game set tonight at 7:45.

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