Cowart hits grand slam, leads Salt Lake Bees over Fresno Grizzlies

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Kaleb Cowart hit a grand slam in the second inning, leading the Salt Lake Bees to a 10-5 win over the Fresno Grizzlies on Thursday.

The grand slam by Cowart gave the Bees a 6-3 lead and capped a six-run inning for Salt Lake. Earlier in the inning, Shane Robinson hit an RBI single and Ramon Flores drew a bases-loaded walk.

The Bees later added one run in the fifth and seventh innings and two in the ninth to secure the victory.

Salt Lake starter John Lamb (2-0) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Dean Deetz (1-3) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game after giving up six runs and six hits over 1 1/3 innings.

Reid Brignac tripled and singled, scoring two runs for the Grizzlies.

With the win, Salt Lake improved to 8-2 against Fresno this season.