Creighton Gubanich hit a grand slam in the first inning to help the Las Vegas Stars beat the Salt Lake Buzz 8-2 on Tuesday.

With one out and the bases loaded, Gubanich hit his 12th home run and the Stars' first grand slam of the season off Salt Lake pitcher Benj Sampson, who suffered the loss and dropped to an 8-6 record.The Buzz scored on an RBI single from Tori Hunter in the sixth, and another by Chris Latham in the seventh.