Mercado leads DSL Brewers over DSL Cubs2 8-5

, (AP) -- Reidy Mercado had two hits and scored three runs as the DSL Brewers topped the DSL Cubs2 8-5 on Friday.

Up 3-1, the DSL Brewers extended their lead in the third inning when Farlyn Manon hit a two-run single.

The DSL Brewers later added single runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings to secure the victory.

DSL Brewers right-hander Juan Gomez (1-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Luis Devers (0-3) took the loss in the Dominican Summer League game after a rough outing in which he allowed five runs and five hits over three innings.