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Thursday, Jul 25 2013 11:06 PM

Blaze wins 2nd in row, tops Nuts

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Ryan Wright and Juan Perez each had a pair of RBIs to lead the Bakersfield Blaze to a 4-2 victory over the Modesto Nuts on Thursday night in Modesto.

The Nuts took a 2-0 lead in the first with the Blaze cutting that in half in the second when Steve Selsky scored off a Wright single.

Bakersfield went ahead in a two-run fourth when Juan Duran and Wright both scored on a Perez single. The Blaze got an insurance run in the eighth when Wright scored on a sacrifice fly by Brian Humphries.

Shane Dyer (4-4) pitched 6-2/3 innings for the victory with Pat Doyle getting the save.

The victory was the second straight over the Nuts.

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