After mustering only three runs over a four-game road trip to San Jose, the Modesto Nuts found their bats in Visalia.
A two-run second inning and four-run fifth was all Modesto needed Friday in a 6-1 victory over the Oaks that ended a four-game losing streak.
Cole Garner tripled to right field to open the second, then scored on Mike McKenry's single to center. After a Daniel Mayora double moved McKenry to third, Jay Cox drove in the second run with a single to right.
Victor Ferrante drove in Nick Haley, who reached on an error, with a two-run homer in the fifth to make the score 4-1, giving the Nuts more runs than they scored over 36 innings in San Jose.
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Modesto pounded 15 hits Friday, including at least one from every starting position player except second baseman Geoff Strickland.
Modesto starter Aneury Rodriguez (4-3) allowed just one run over 7 innings, striking out seven and walking one. David Patton allowed no runs and only two hits over the final two innings to close the game.