SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane connected on a season-high three home runs but it wasn't enough as the Indians dropped the series finale to the visiting Hops, 11-9, in front of 2,192 fans at Avista Stadium for the Pajama Party Day Game. Despite the loss, Spokane still took four of six
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane connected on a season-high three home runs but it wasn't enough as the Indians dropped the series finale to the visiting Hops, 11-9, in front of 2,192 fans at Avista Stadium for the Pajama Party Day Game. Despite the loss, Spokane still took four of six from Hillsboro to improve to 7-8 overall on the year.
Colin Simpson continues to make his case for more at-bats. Spokane's first baseman finished a triple shy of the cycle and raised his average to .385.
Rockies No. 2 prospect Drew Romo connected on his first longball of the year, finishing with a pair of hits to raise his average to .351.
Catcher Ronaiker Palmer finished 2-for-3 with 2 RBI, including his first home run since 2018.
After the Indians tied the game at eight with a sixth-inning RBI single from Ben Sems, Hillsboro scored three times in the top of the next frame to grab a lead that they would not relinquish.
*BY THE NUMBERS
The bottom third of Hillsboro's order finished a combined 7-for-11 and scored seven of the team's 11 runs.
Spokane hitters combined to strike out 11 times while finishing with zero walks.
NEXT HOME GAME
The Indians return home to Avista Stadium for a six-game series against the Tri-City Dust Devils starting on Tuesday, May 3rd with Gift Card Giveaway Night presented by Les Schwab Tires. Fans can enter for a chance to win a $50 Spokane Indians Gift Card – good for tickets, concessions, and at the Spokane Indians Team Store! We’ll select a winner each inning; sign up at the game for your chance to win. CLICK HERE for tickets.
ABOUT THE SPOKANE INDIANS
The Spokane Indians are the High-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies located in Spokane, Washington, and were named 2021 MiLB Organization of the Year. Avista Stadium is home to the MultiCare Kids Bench Seat. Parking at all Spokane Indians games is FREE. The Spokane Indians office and team store hours are 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Monday through Thursday and 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Fridays. On game days, the office and team store are open from 10:00 AM through the end of the game.