A.J. Reed homered to lead off the top of the eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie and send the Tri-City ValleyCats to a 4-3 New York-Penn League victory over the Jamestown Jammers on Thursday.
The homer was Reed’s third hit of the game. He hit an RBI single during Tri-City’s two-run sixth inning that gave the Stedler Division leaders a 3-1 lead, and he singled in the second.
Mott Hyde drove in the other run in the sixth with a single.
The ’Cats (18-9) took a 1-0 lead in the third on Derek Fisher’s RBI single.