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STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- Steve Berman homered and had two hits, and Dean Kremer allowed just three hits over six innings as the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes defeated the Stockton Ports 6-3 on Wednesday.

Kremer (2-2) picked up the win after he struck out seven and walked three while allowing one run.

Up 2-1 in the sixth, Rancho Cucamonga added to its lead when Berman hit a solo home run.

After Rancho Cucamonga added three runs in the seventh, the Ports cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Melvin Mercedes hit a two-run home run.

Zack Erwin (2-3) went five innings, allowing two runs and nine hits while striking out four in the California League game. Logan Salow pitched two scoreless innings for his first save of the season.

For the Ports, Mercedes homered and singled, driving in three runs.

Despite the loss, Stockton is 6-2 against Rancho Cucamonga this season.


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