SPOKANE -- The Tri-City Dust Devils again evened the Northwest League East Division race with a 4-2 victory Friday night against the Spokane Indians at Avista Stadium.
In the top of the fifth inning, Tri-City's Tyler Massey hit a two-out, two-run double off Spokane's Nicholas McBride (0-1) to break a 1-1 tie. Jared Simon followed that double with one of his own, scoring Massey and chasing McBride, who was tagged for 11 hits.
Tri-City left-hander Roberto Padilla (1-0) gave up one run and two hits in 21/3 innings in relief.
The Dust Devils and Indians wrap up their three-game set at 6:30 p.m. today. Both teams are tied for first in the East at 19-16.