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

SpokaneABRHBIBBSOAvg.
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
Totals4212151253
Salem-KeizerABRHBIBBSOAvg.
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
Totals3337315
Spokane30050112012150
Salem-Keizer102000000372

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).

SpokaneIPHRERBBSOERA
Henry W,3-36633134.87
Rowen2100021.44
Grullon1000003.44
Salem-KeizerIPHRERBBSOERA
Escobar L,2-431188325.26
Downing3.2122101.60
Sanford2.1320022.42

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

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