Juan Silva homered to leadoff the ninth inning to lift the Bakersfield Blaze to a 8-7 victory over the Stockton Ports on Tuesday night at Sam Lynn Ballpark.

It was the first home run of the season for Silva, who finished the night 2 for 5 with two RBIs.

Seth Mejias-Brean was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Kyle Waldrop added two hits for Bakersfield.

Former Centennial High standout Dusty Ribinson homered for the Ports.