Indians Match Second-Best Start in History

Trevino, Tendler leads offensive charge in 6-2 victory over Boise

Luke Tendler blasted his second home run of the season as the Indians matched the second-best start in history. (Janna Juday)

By Dustin Toms / Spokane Indians | June 22, 2014 10:42 PM ET

Spokane, WA - Jose Trevino hit his first professional homer, Luke Tendler added in his second homer of the year and Johnny Fasola earned his second save as the Spokane Indians (8-1) beat the Boise Hawks (4-6) 6-2 in front of 4,156 fans at Avista Stadium on Kids Operate the Ballpark Day Game presented by Itron, KAYU FOX 28, 103.1 KCDA and Kids Newspaper. The win matches the second-best start in the Spokane Indians' 112-year history.

Trevino went 3-for-4, scoring three runs in addition to his home run over the left field fence. Tendler, now batting .444, hit his long ball over The Depot, presented by The Black Book. Tendler went 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Marcus Greene and Eduard Pinto added another RBI each for the final Spokane tally.

Fasola struck out four of the six batters he faced while earning his second save of the season. Fasola's dominating performance helped secure Nick Dignacco's first winning decision of the year. Dignacco relieved starter Andrew Barnett in the fourth inning and allowed one hit and struck out four in three innings of work.

Fernando Vivili added his fifth double of the year and his third stolen base, both highs on the team. He is hitting .333 for the year.

The Indians host the Hawks for the third game of the five-game series tomorrow night, Monday, June 23rd, for Smokey Bear Night presented by Integra Telecom, Wildland Fire Agencies and Rock 94 ½. Wildland Fire Agencies will be handing out tote bags for fans as they walk in (limited supply: first come, first serve). Smokey Bear trivia will be played each inning with prizes given out for correct answers.

About the Indians

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