The Dust Devils defeated Vancouver on Thursday night by a final score of 8-3. Former Beavers Ryan Ortiz and Joey Wong played in the game. Ryan went 2 for 4 with a Single, Double, RBI, and Two Strikeouts. Joey had a rough game, going 0 for 3 with a Strikeout, Sacrifice, and Fly Out.
In the second inning Austin Rauch doubled to Center Field and scored Matthew Sanders to give the Dust Devils a 1-0 lead. In the third inning, Tri City brought three runners across the plate on three hits to make the score, 4-0. The fourth inning for Tri City started out with a Single from Jeremiah Sammy followed by a Joey Wong Sacrifice Bunt to move Jeremiah over to second. Tri City brought three runs across the plate in the fourth to break the game open.
In the fifth inning Vancouver brought in two runs on three hits to make the score, 7-2. With two outs in the sixth inning, Ryan Ortiz doubled in another run to make the score, 7-3. Tri City added an insurance run in the eighth inning to make the final score, 8-3.
The Winning Pitcher was Eric Federico who improved to 2-0 on the season. Ricardo Penalba was credited with the loss, falling to 1-1 on the year.
The Dust Devils improved to 6-1, as the Canadians fell to 3-4. Both teams will meet again tonight at 7:15 PM to cap off the long five game series between the clubs.