Joe Johnson had a home run, two doubles and four RBIs and Medford fought back from a 3-0 deficit to pick up its fourth win in a row, 14-8, over Klamath Falls, Thursday at Harry & David Field.
The Mustangs (5-1) trailed until the fourth inning, when Jack Thompson, Dylan Marsh, Zac Ankeny and Brady Buchanan each singled to kickoff a four-run inning. Medford blew the game open by scoring six in the seventh, two on Johnson’s double to center.
Brennen Watts went 3-for-4 with two RBIs while Thompson, Ankeny and Buchanan had two hits apiece for the Mustangs.
Jon-o Gassman earned the pitching victory after giving up four runs in three innings. Medford starter Brandon Letendre allowed four runs, all earned, in four innings. He struck out two without a walk.
Klamath Falls 021 103 100 — 8 11 2
Medford 001 412 60x — 14 13 0
Hudson, Grayson (3), Fitts (4), Hadwick (6), Schram (7), Overstreet (8) and Hamilton; Letendre, Gassman (5), Johnson (8), Melton (9) and Geyer. W — Gassman. L — Fitts. 2B — KF: Hamilton, Tacchini, Overstreet, Hamilton; M: Johnson 2, Watts. 3B — KF: H. Rasica. HR — M: Johnson.
MEDFORD ROGUES 11, KLAMATH FALLS GEMS 7: At Klamath Falls, Medford starter Brandon Ross struck out 11 in four innings and shortstop Riley Way had three singles as Medford picked up a win on the road.
Way had a two-run single in the third inning and the Rogues scored at least one run in each of the first five innings.