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Indians thump Salem-Keizer with big fourth inning

KEIZER, Ore. – The Spokane Indians used five runs in the fourth inning to break a deadlock with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (6-13) en route to a 12-3 victory in Northwest Conference baseball Monday at Volcanoes Stadium.

Spokane’s Kellin Deglan led off the fourth with a single. Kevin Rodland homered one batter later to give the Indians a 5-3 lead. Ryan Strausborger then hit his second triple of the game, and Jared Hoying’s single made it 6-3. After Hoying stole second, Michael Olt hit his seventh home run to push Spokane in front 8-3.

Ben Henry (3-3) went six innings for the Indians, allowing three runs on three hits.

Hoying went 3 for 6 with a homer and three RBIs for the Indians (10-9), giving him 42 RBIs this season. Olt, Brett Nicholas and Kevin Rodland added two RBIs each. Strausborger had three extra-base hits.

Indians 12, Volcanoes 3

Spokane AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Strausbrgr cf 5 2 3 1 1 1 .241
Hoying lf 6 3 3 3 0 0 .321
Olt 3b 5 2 2 2 0 0 .279
Richmond rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .302
Skole cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 .265
Murphy 1b 3 0 1 0 2 0 .333
Chirino 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .308
Nicholas dh 5 0 1 2 0 1 .245
Deglan c 4 2 1 0 1 0 .171
Rodland ss 4 1 1 2 0 0 .214
Totals 42 12 15 12 5 3
Salem-Keizer AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Lofton cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .275
Campbell 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .271
Scoma lf 4 2 2 2 0 1 .330
Brock dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 .263
Harris rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .196
Burkhart c 4 0 1 0 0 1 .429
Jurica ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .209
Mach 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .203
Quintana 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Totals 33 3 7 3 1 5
Spokane 300 501 120 12 15 0
Salem-Keizer 102 000 000 3 7 2

E—Campbell (8), Mach (8). DP—Spokane 1, Salem-Keizer 4. LOB—Spokane 8, Salem-Keizer 4. 2B—Strausborger (8), Nicholas (7), Brock (12), Jurica (6). 3B—Strausborger 2 (3). HR—Rodland (3), Olt (7), Hoying (9), Scoma (3). SF—Chirino. SB—Hoying (17).

Spokane IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Henry W,3-3 6 6 3 3 1 3 4.87
Rowen 2 1 0 0 0 2 1.44
Grullon 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.44
Salem-Keizer IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Escobar L,2-4 3 11 8 8 3 2 5.26
Downing 3.2 1 2 2 1 0 1.60
Sanford 2.1 3 2 0 0 2 2.42

HBP—Rodland (by Downing). T—2:38. A—2,209.



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