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Jordan Salgado Homers, Doubles Twice & Drives in 5 in California Cage Rats 16-12 Victory Over Inland Empire Bucs

By Brian Baiotto, 06/27/22, 6:00AM PDT



After dropping the first eight Sunset League games of the 2022 season, the California Cage Rats broke out in a big way on Sunday.

CCR pounded out a 16-12 victory over the Inland Empire Bucs.

And no one played a bigger role than Jordan Salgado.

The former Glendora High/Rio Hondo College outfielder went 3-for-5, with a solo home run and two doubles.

Salgado scored three runs and drove in five.

The Cage Rats took an 11-run lead in the top of the fifth and held off a late Bucs surge.

Elias Valdez was roughed up for 12 runs on six hits and seven walks, while retiring just three batters.

Dane Goodman walked, singled three times, scored and had one RBI.

Matt DenHartog walked three times, doubled, scored twice and drove in a run.

Payton Lee doubled, had three RBIs and scored two runs.

Jared Pugrad singled twice and scored.

Elias Pacheco had an RBI single.

Jose Casian walked twice, scored two runs and had one RBI.

Landon Trosclair walked, singled and scored twice.

Frank Garcia scored a pair of runs and Gabe Vigil walked and scored

As of 2:45 am, there were not accurate pitching stats for the Cage Rats, but I'll update this story when I get them some time on Monday.

John Olivares and Jack Janes had a big day offensively for the Bucs.

Olivares singled twice, doubled and had three RBIs.

Janes doubled, tripled, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.

Garret Damico walked twice, singled, had one RBI and scored four times.

Evan Avitia went 2-for-4, with a walk, two singles, an RBI and he scored one run.

Andrew Diharce singled twice and scored.

Robert Valdavia singled twice and scored a pair of runs.

Joe Gilkeson had an RBI single.

Benny Vogel walked and scored, and Jared Gener scored once in the loss.

Box Score:
CCR: 2-0-0-5-7-0-0-0-2-(16)
IEB: 2-0-1-0-0-1-5-0-3-(12)

Win: Jacob Ramirez
Loss: Elias Valdez

HR: Jordan Salgado (CCR)
3B: Jack Janes (IEB)
2B: Jordan Salgado (CCR) 2, Payton Lee (CCR), Matt DenHartog (CCR); John Olivares (IEB), Jack Janes (IEB)

Records: CCR (1-8); IE Bucs (4-6)

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