Modesto Nuts lose to Visalia on ninth-inning HR

August 23, 2013 

— Jake Lamb homered leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Visalia Rawhide to an 8-7 California League victory over the Modesto Nuts on Thursday night.

Ryan Casteel hit his team-leading 22nd home run of the season for Modesto, which out-hit Visalia 13-8.

Taylor Featherston continued his hot hitting at the top of the Nuts' batting order, going 4-for-4 with three runs scored and two stolen bases.

Gerson Montilla's three-run homer off Modesto starter Tyler Gagnon highlighted a five-run Visalia fourth.

Gagnon allowed six earned runs in 3 2/3 innings. He allowed four hits while walking five and striking out four.

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