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Minor League Report: Spokane Indians drop Northwest League opener

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 2:23 p.m.

From staff reports

Around the Northwest League and the Texas Rangers affiliates for Friday’s games.

Northwest League

Boise 7, Spokane 4: Danny Edgeworth went 2 for 5 with two RBIs and the visiting Hawks (1-0) beat the Indians (0-1). Spokane scheduled starter Hans Crouse injured a finger on his pitching hand during warmups and was scratched.

Full game story.

Salem-Keizer 4, Tri-City 3: Robinson Medrano went 2 for 3 with a solo home run and the Volcanos (1-0) edged the visiting Dust Devils (0-1). Tre Carter homered for Tri-City.

Eugene 2, Vancouver 0: Faustino Carrera (1-0) struck out five over six two-hit innings and the Emeralds (1-0) blanked the visiting Canadians (0-1). Jonathan Soto went 2 for 3 and drove in a run for Eugene.

Hillsboro 5, Everett 2: Kenny Hernandez (1-0) struck out six over five three-hit innings and the visiting Hops (1-0) topped the AquaSox (0-1). Tra’mayne Holmes hit a two-run homer and Joey Rose added a solo shot for Hillsboro.

Texas Rangers affiliates

Sacramento 3, Round Rock 1: Ryan Hanigan drove in two and the visiting River Cats (33-35) topped the Express (30-37). Jeff Samardzija on a rehab assignment from the San Francisco Giants pitched three one-hit innings with four strikeouts and no walks for Sacramento.

Frisco 4, San Antonio 2: Josh Morgan’s two-run home run in the ninth inning lifted the RoughRiders (22-45) over the visiting Missions (42-25). Carlos Garay smacked a two-run homer in the first inning for Frisco. Adam Parks (1-2) picked up the win with two innings of shutout relief with three strikeouts.

Down East 5-5, Frederick 7-3 (DH): Brendon Davis went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in the second game and the visiting Wood Ducks (35-33) split a doubleheader with the Keys (33-34). Steven Bruce (1-3) was roughed up for six runs, four earned, on nine hits and a walk over four innings in the first game.

Hickory 4, Lakewood 3: Preston Scott went 2 for 5 with two RBIs and the visiting Crawdads (30-36) edged the BlueClaws (39-28). Tyler Phillips (4-5) allowed three runs on 11 hits over six innings for the win.

Texas Rangers prospects

  • Yohander Mendez (No. 7 prospect) made his first MLB start for the Rangers and allowed six runs on seven hits and two walks over three innings and the Colorado Rockies won 9-5.
  • J.R. Martinez (No. 3) went 0 for 4 with a walk and a run in Spokane’s 7-4 loss to Boise.
  • Hans Crouse (No. 4) was scheduled to start for Spokane but injured a finger on his pitching hand during warmups and was scratched. The injury is not believed to be serious.

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