With his parents in town from Puerto Rico, Aldemar Burgos hit his second career home run and came a triple shy of the cycle. The Dust Devils improved their NWL-best record, and will look for a sweep against the Indians Thursday.
Second-year Tri-City Dust Devils outfielder Luis Asuncion entered Wednesday’s game second in the league in batting average and fourth in slugging percentage. He’s a big reason why the Dust Devils hold the league’s best record through six games.
Salem-Keizer uses a four-run sixth inning to come back for a win despite issuing 10 walks. San Diego Padres prized prospect Adrian Morejon starts for Tri-City, gives up one run on three hits over three innings.
The Tri-City Dust Devils lost their longest game of the year Wednesday night, falling 3-2 to the host Eugene Emeralds in 12 innings. Jose Gonzalez came home on Yeiler Peguero’s sacrifice fly to right in the bottom of the 12th, giving the Emeralds the win.
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.
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