PASCO – Behind a dominant performance from starting pitcher Jim McDade, the Tri-City Dust Devils (5-1) beat the Spokane Indians (3-3) in the Indians’ first road game of the season, 10-0, on Tuesday night at Gesa Stadium.
After giving up a leadoff single to Indians center fielder Miguel Aparicio to open the game, McDade retired the next 12 batters.
McDade pitched seven shutout innings and allowed two hits with no walks while striking out 10, retiring the last nine batters he faced.
The Dust Devils scored two runs apiece in the second, fourth and fifth innings, while adding four more in the seventh.
Spokane right-handed starting pitcher Tai Tiedemann threw four innings and allowed four runs – two earned – on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts.
Indians pitchers gave up 15 hits, 10 runs (eight earned), and four walks, and struck out nine.
The Indians committed two errors, both in the fourth inning. Catcher Yohel Pozo and pitcher Tai Tiedemann had back-to-back throwing errors which allowed two unearned runs to score.
Curtis Terry and Melvin Novoa each doubled among Spokane’s three hits.
The Indians were outhit 15-3 and struck out a total of 14 times. The Indians will face Tri-City on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.
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