Bruso wins third game |

Bruso wins third game

Tribune staff report

Right-hander Greg Bruso knew what to do with an early 5-1 lead against California League leader Bakersfield on Tuesday night in San Jose.

The South Tahoe High graduate spread out seven Bakersfield hits en route to his third victory as the Giants won 6-4.

Bakersfield scored single runs in the second, third and sixth innings. Two of the three runs were earned. Bruso struck out six and walked two in six innings.

Bruso (3-4) dropped into a fourth-place tie in the chase for the California League earned run average title. Bruso has a 2.88 ERA, allowing 16 earned runs in 50 innings.

Micah Holst homered during the Giants’ five-run second inning.