Former Yuba City High School standout Max Stassi is off to a strong start for the Stockton Ports, the Oakland A's Class A team.
The Ports' catcher went 3 for 3 with two runs in leading Stockton to a 9-3 win over visiting Visalia Tuesday night.
Stassi also walked twice and was involved in four of Stockton's five scoring rallies, including an RBI double in the second inning that helped give Stockton (3-3) a 5-2 lead.
Stassi is hitting .368.
- Bill Paterson