DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Jason Vosler hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Iowa Cubs to a 5-3 win over the Nashville Sounds on Friday.

Dakota Mekkes got Anthony Garcia to fly out with a runner on second to end the game for his second save of the season.

The home run by Vosler started the scoring in a four-run inning and tied the game 2-2. Later in the inning, Iowa took the lead when Trey Martin hit an RBI single and then added to it when Chris Gimenez hit an RBI single.

The Cubs tacked on another run in the fifth when Taylor Davis hit an RBI single, scoring Mark Zagunis.

Nashville saw its comeback attempt come up short after Melvin Mercedes hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Bruce Maxwell in the sixth inning to cut the Iowa lead to 5-3.

Alberto Baldonado (4-1) got the win in relief while Nashville starter Daniel Mengden (1-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.

Sheldon Neuse singled three times for the Sounds.


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