Blaze strike out in 14 inning loss

Blaze strike out in 14 inning loss
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- The Bakersfield Blaze wasted a six inning, 11 strikeout performance by starting pitcher Ryan Tatusko.

The Blaze scored their lone run in the first inning, losing to the Ports 2-1 in 14 innings.

The two teams combined for 44 strikeouts, with the loss dropping the Blaze to 8-4 in extra-inning games.

Former Stockdale Mustang Grant Desme was 2-for-6, scoring the winning run in the top of the 14th inning. The same two teams play Tuesday night at Sam Lynn Ballpark.