JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Yunior Severino, Ryan Jeffers, Chris Williams and Alex Robles recorded three hits each, as Elizabethton beat the Johnson City Cardinals 13-10 on Friday. The Twins swept the four-game series with the win.

Zach Neff struck Leandro Cedeno out with runners on first and second to end the game for his first save of the season.

Severino doubled and singled twice, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple. Jeffers singled three times, driving home three runs and scoring a couple.

Elizabethton started the scoring with a big second inning, when it put up five runs, including a two-run double by Severino.

Trailing 13-8, the Cardinals cut into the deficit in the ninth inning when Brandon Riley hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Jonatan Machado and Luis Flores.

Elizabethton right-hander Josh Winder (1-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Noel De Jesus (2-1) took the loss in the Appalachian League game after a rough outing in which he allowed nine runs and 10 hits over 3 1/3 innings.

For the Cardinals, Dariel Gomez tripled, doubled and singled, driving in three runs.

With the win, Elizabethton improved to 4-1 against Johnson City this season.

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