A quartet of Vancouver pitchers quieted the Spokane Indians bats to the tune of just three hits and 12 strikeouts as the Canadians earned a 2-0 victory Wednesday in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Hunter Stoval’s ninth-inning double was the offensive highlight for Spokane (2-6), which moved into last place in the High-A West standings with the loss.
Ryan Gold and Luis De Los Santos each drove in a run for Vancouver (4-4), which also struggled at the plate with 12 strikeouts.
After Spokane starter David Hill was pulled midway through the third inning, the Indians got a stellar relief performance from Nick Bush. The lefty struck out eight and allowed just four hits in 4 1/3 innings.
The series continues Thursday night with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.
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