Marc Newfield had a home run, double and two RBIs to lead the Las Vegas Stars to a 9-7 comeback win Monday over the Salt Lake Buzz in Pacific Coast League play.
Greg Keagle pitched six innings allowing six runs, four earned, on five hits and struck out seven to earn the win and improve to 4-5. Terric McFarlin pitched the final three innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out two and walking none to earn his seventh save.Rico Rossy had three hits and scored twice for the Stars, and Billy Bean had a double and two RBIs. Salt Lake was led by Van Snider and Tom Quinlan, who each had two hits and two RBIs. Denny Hocking added a three-run double for the Buzz.
The Stars trailed 6-3 entering the bottom half of the fifth before taking the lead with two runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth. The Stars' three-run sixth was highlighted by Newfield's sixth home run of the season off losing pitcher Bill Wissler (3-3).
Other PCL games
Edmonton 10, Tacoma 9
At Tacoma, Fausto Cruz led off the top of the 10th inning with his 10th home run of the season to lead the Trappers over the Rainiers.
Cruz also had two doubles and a single and batted in a total of three runs in the game. The victory snapped Tacoma's seven-game winning streak and Edmonton's four-game losing streak.
Calgary 3, Tucson 3, suspended
At Tucson, Ariz., Calgary, whose last seven games have been decided by two runs or less, had just tied Tucson 3-3 in the top of the ninth when the game was suspended because of rain.
Colorado Springs 3, Phoenix 2
At Colorado Springs, Colo., Pedro Castellano drove in the winning run with an RBI single in the 11th inning as the Sky Sox defeated the Firebirds.
Vancouver 13, Albuquerque 2
At Albuquerque, Eduardo Perez had four hits, including a three-run homer, as Vancouver handed Albuquerque its most one-sided defeat of the year.
Perez's homer came in the Canadians' seven-run second inning Monday night as Vancouver chased Albuquerque starter Felix Rodriguez (3-2).