A 16-year-old was arrested after leading police on an early-morning chase Thursday from Pasco into Kennewick. The West Richland teen was arrested in connection with the investigation of the robberies of people who were leaving for work early in the mornings of July 11 and 12.
Manager Ben Fritz talks about the Tri-City Dust Devils' late defensive gamble that didn't pay off and what it will take to get the team back on track after getting shutout by the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in a 2-0, 12-inning loss Thursday night.
Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the MLB Draft a couple of weeks ago, Tri-City Dust Devils catchers Jalen Washington and Chandler Seagle have been thrust into the middle of two thrilling contests in their first games as pros. On Thursday, the Dust Devils overcame a late 4-0 deficit to beat the Spokane Indians 5-4 on a walk-off, then did the same thing to the Everett AquaSox a night later.
Now former Tri-City Dust Devils third baseman Boomer White was promoted to the San Diego Padres Class-A Advanced affiliate, the Lake Elsinore Storm, Thursday as part of the first round of roster moves for the Tri-City team. In his second season as a Dust Devil, White was batting .320 and was tied for the Northwest League lead with eight walks.
Tri-City Dust Devils outfielder Aldemar Burgos had his parents in attendance Wednesday night when he was a triple shy of the cycle, drove in three runs and scored twice. The Dust Devils beat the Spokane Indians 5-1 to improve their NWL-best record to 6-1.
Entering Wednesday's game, second-year Tri-City Dust Devil Luis Asuncion was second in the Northwest League in batting average and fourth in slugging percentage. Here's his take on what's been going right so far this season:
Jim McDade fired seven shutout innings and Tucker Pennell went 4-for-5 with 4 RBIs to lead the Tri-City Dust Devils' 10-0 rout of the Spokane Indians in the team's home opener Tuesday night at Gesa Stadium.