Berroa's Homer Leads Ventura Past Modesto

Geronimo Berroa's two-run homer snapped a scoreless tie in the seventh inning Friday night, giving the Ventura County Gulls a 2-0 win over the Modesto A's.

Berroa's third homer of the season broke up a California League pitchers' duel between Modesto's Bob Sharpnack and Ventura County's David Wells. Wells (2-1) went six innings, striking out seven and allowing five hits. William Shanks pitched the final three innings for his fourth save.

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