Eddy Rodriguez rockets Lake Elsinore Storm to 6-5 win

In game one on Wednesday of the Lake Elsinore Storms’ series against the High Desert Mavericks, the two battled into extra innings with a 10-10 tie in the ninth. The Storm was able to prevail and win 12-11.

Thursday, in game two of three the game went tied 5-5 into the ninth when Eddy Rodriguez hit a single to left field, scoring Casey McElroy to lift the Storm to a 6-5 victory.

Eddy Rodriguez tied the game up for the Storm when he hit a solo shot to right field. It was his third home run in two games and his team leading 11th of the season.

In the ninth his single scored a run and Kevin Quackenbush came in and picked up his 16th save of the season to claim the fifth consecutive series in the second half.

Storm reliever Alexis Lara went two innings, allowing no runs, no hits and struck out three for his first win with the Storm.

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