It took ten innings on Monday night in Boise, but the Tri-City Dust Devils were able to capture their first win of the season with a 4-3 victory over the Hawks. Mike Tauchman scored what became the winning run thanks to a sacrifice fly from Francisco Sosa in the top of the 10th inning. The bullpen provided the Dust Devils a big boost. Four Tri-City relievers combined to throw five scoreless innings to hold off the Hawks.
Blake Shouse will start for the Dust Devils on Tuesday afternoon in the series finale. Trevor Graham will counter for the Hawks. The Dust Devils return to Gesa Stadium on Wednesday for the home opener against the Everett AquaSox. There will be both a schedule magnet giveaway courtesy of Pizza Hut and postgame fireworks presented by C-O Energy on Wednesday. The home opener begins an eight-game homestand for the Dust Devils. Tickets for are available by calling (509) 544-8789 or at www.dustdevilsbaseball.com. Catch all the action Tuesday on Newstalk 870 KFLD or online at www.dustdevilsbaseball.com. Pregame coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. with first pitch set for 11:15 a.m.
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