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Marco Luciano paces Eugene Emeralds over visiting Spokane Indians

Marco Luciano, the San Francisco Giants top prospect, went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs and the Eugene Emeralds beat the visiting Spokane Indians 7-2 in the second of a six-game Northwest League series at PK Park on Thursday.

Eugene starter Prelander Berroa struck out four and allowed one hit and one walk over four shutout innings. 

The Emeralds (1-3) got two runs in the fourth inning off Indians starter Mike Ruff as Armani Smith and Casey Schmitt delivered run-scoring singles. 

Ruff went four innings and allowed two earned runs on four hits and no walks with nine strikeouts. 

Luciano doubled home a run in the fifth. 

Eugene added four in the sixth, the big hit coming on a bases-loaded two-run double by Ghordy Santos.

Spokane (2-3) finally got on the board in the eighth. Ben Sems plated a run with an RBI single and Bladimir Restituyo added a sacrifice fly. 

Colin Simpson made it a four-run game in the ninth with an RBI single that plated Robby Martin, who reached on a two-out single.

The series continues Friday at 7:30 p.m. 

Prospect watch

Zac Veen: 0 for 4, two Ks, two LOB. Hitting .150.

Drew Romo: 0 for 4, one K. Hitting .318.

Grant Lavigne: 0 for 4, three Ks. Hitting .316.

Around the league

Everett 5, Hillsboro 0: Isaiah Campbell struck out six and allowed one run and one walk over five innings and the AquaSox (3-2) beat the Hops (2-4). Noelvi Marte went 2 for 5 with a homer and two RBIs for Everett.

Vancouver (3-2) at Tri-City (4-1): The Canadians and Dust Devils were postponed by inclement weather.