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Mendoza, Linares and Baptista lead DSL Rangers1 in win

, (AP) -- Edilberto Mendoza, Brandon Linares and Angel Baptista each had three hits, as the DSL Rangers1 beat the DSL Indians 16-0 on Friday. The DSL Rangers1 swept the short two-game series with the win.

Mendoza tripled and doubled twice, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two. Linares tripled and singled twice, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple.

DSL Rangers1 started the scoring in the second inning when Baptista hit a two-run double.

DSL Rangers1 later scored in three additional innings to finish off the shutout, including a 10-run fifth.

DSL Rangers1 starter Orceli Gomez (2-0) picked up the win after allowing just one hit over five scoreless innings. Opposing starter Robert Cruz (0-1) took the loss in the Dominican Summer League game after a rough outing in which he allowed six runs and eight hits over 3 2/3 innings.

DSL Rangers1 hit a season-high five doubles in its victory.

The DSL Indians were blanked for the first time this season, while the DSL Rangers1's staff recorded their third shutout of the year.

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