A's sweep Kasson-Mantorville

The Rochester A's won a pair of games from Kasson-Mantorville in American Legion baseball on Tuesday.

The A's rallied to win the first game 6-5 in nine innings and then scored five runs late to win the second game 8-3.

John Meyer hit a dramatic home run to tie the first game. Meyer hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the seventh to pull the A's even at 5-5. Meyer finished 2-for-3 at the plate and got the win with two innings of scoreless relief.

The A's scored the winning run in the ninth inning when Josh Denisen walked with the bases loaded.

Darryl Martin and Jared Britson were both 2-for-4 with a double. Catcher Dillion Krengs had the defensive play of the game with a nice tag at the plate in the eighth inning.


"He made a great play and we got out of there (with the game still tied)," A's coach Blake Kangas said. "They had bases loaded and nobody out and didn't score."

Denisen pitched the first four innings innings of the second game and allowed three runs. Jordan Jasik got the win with three scoreless innings of relief.

The game was tied 3-3 when the A's scored five times in the sixth inning. Meyer, who finished 2-for-4, had the big hit in the inning with a two-run single.

Brad Pfeffer was 1-for-2 with three runs scored while Martin was 1-for-4 with two runs scored, an RBI and two stolen bases.

The A's (16-12 overall) play a doubleheader at LaCrosse on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

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