Spokane, WASH. - After three walk-offs at Avista Stadium in the last five home games, the Spokane bats finally went quiet on Friday night. With 6,919 fans in attendance for Fireworks & Military Appreciation Night & Lawton Team Photo Giveaway the Indians fell 4-0 to the Tri-City Dust Devils in the series finale.
Chris Seise and Curtis Terry each had a pair of hits on the night, but Clay Middleton was the only other Indians to get a hit for Spokane. The Indians went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and were shutout for the first time since August 8th.
Demarcus Evans bounced back nicely from a rough start last outing. Evans struck out six batters over five innings, while allowing just two hits and no earned runs.
Tri-City's Nick Margevicius picked up his third win of the season after pitching five scoreless innings. The Dust Devils are now a perfect 5-0 when Margevicius has started for them.
As for the rest of the NWL North Division, Everett handled Vancouver 11-4 on Friday night. Spokane still remains a game back of first place in the division, behind the Canadians and Dust Devils at 17-13 in the second half of the season.
Next up, Spokane hits the road for a five-game series with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. The Indians return home to Avista Stadium on Friday, September 1st for the final series of the regular season. Next Friday is Raining Money Night presented by Banner Bank, 105.7 NOW FM, and Family Guide. Tickets for all Spokane Indians home games are available to purchase at the Avista Stadium Ticket Office or at spokaneindians.com. Reserve your seats today by calling (509) 343-OTTO (6886) or TicketsWest at 1-800-325-SEAT.
The Spokane Indians are the Short Season Class 'A' Affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Ticket Packages and Hospitality Areas for the 2017 Spokane Indians are available now. Click here to view the 2017 schedule. For more information, please visit SpokaneIndians.com or call (509) 343-OTTO (6886). Parking at all Spokane Indians games is FREE!
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