Brian Buchanan had a two-run homer and an RBI double Tuesday night to power the Salt Lake Buzz to an 8-4 victory over the Las Vegas Stars.
Buchanan's run-scoring double gave the Buzz a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning, and his sixth homer keyed a three-run eighth as Salt Lake extended the lead to 7-1.Scott Stahoviak also hit a solo homer, his sixth, and doubled for Salt Lake.
Salt Lake's Shane Bowers (2-4) allowed one run on five hits in five innings, walked one and struck out four.
The Stars' Heath Murray (4-3) gave up six runs, five earned, on 10 hits in 7 1-3 innings. He walked one and struck out three.