August 17, 2010 in Sports

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

Strausbrgr cf523111.241
Hoying lf633300.321
Olt 3b522200.279
Richmond rf401101.302
Skole cf110000.265
Murphy 1b301020.333
Chirino 2b412100.308
Nicholas dh501201.245
Deglan c421010.171
Rodland ss411200.214
Lofton cf411001.275
Campbell 2b401000.271
Scoma lf422201.330
Brock dh401100.263
Harris rf300010.196
Burkhart c401001.429
Jurica ss401000.209
Mach 3b300001.203
Quintana 1b300001.260

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).

Henry W,3-36633134.87
Escobar L,2-431188325.26

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

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