ELIZABETHON, Tenn. (AP) -- Alex Isola hit a two-run homer in the second inning, leading the Elizabethton Twins to a 6-2 win over the Kingsport Mets on Thursday.

The home run by Isola scored Matt Wallner to give the Twins a 2-1 lead.

The Mets tied the game in the fourth inning when Tanner Murphy hit an RBI single, bringing home Wilfred Astudillo.

The Twins took the lead for good in the sixth when Spencer Steer scored on a double play.

Starter Ben Gross (2-0) got the win while Brendan Hardy (0-1) took the loss in relief in the Appalachian League game.

Jhoander Saez doubled and singled twice, also stealing a base for the Mets.


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