, (AP) -- Patrick Merino hit a pair of solo homers and three hits as the DSL Rays2 defeated the DSL Indians 3-1 on Thursday.
DSL Indians cut the deficit to 2-1 in the fourth after Jorge Burgos scored on an error.
The DSL Rays2 extended their lead in the sixth inning when Merino hit a solo home run.
DSL Rays2 right-hander Nomar Rojas (3-0) picked up the win after allowing one run on just three hits over five innings. Opposing starter Tomas Reyes (2-3) took the loss in the Dominican Summer League game after giving up two runs and four hits over 4 1/3 innings.