Luis De Los Santos’ three-run home run in the sixth inning proved to be the difference as Vancouver topped Spokane 3-2 Thursday in High-A West play in Hillsboro, Oregon.
The Indians (2-7) opened the scoring in the fourth on Brenton Doyle’s solo homer, his first of the season.
Outside of Doyle’s blast, Spokane’s offense sputtered for the second night in a row, managing just three hits against three Vancouver (5-4) pitchers.
Indians starter Ryan Feltner kept the Canadians’ bats in check, allowing just two hits and three walks in 4⅓ innings.
Spokane’s cut the lead to a run in the eighth when Cade Harris scored on a wild pitch.
The series continues Friday at 7:05 p.m.
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