Mike Tauchman went 2-for-3 with two runs and three stolen bases — including a rare steal of home — to help the Tri-City Dust Devils top the Vancouver Canadians 5-3 in a Northwest League game Friday at Nat Bailey Stadium.
With the Dust Devils clinging to a 3-2 lead, Tauchman — who led the nation in hitting this spring at Bradley University — singled with one out in the top of the eighth inning.
The Colorado Rockies’ 10th-round draft pick then stole second, third and home to put Tri-City up 4-2.
Tauchman came into the game tied for fifth in the NWL in stolen bases with 17. With 20 steals, he now trails league leader Ian Parmley by just two.
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Sam Moll (3-1), a third-round pick out of Memphis, picked up the win with 22⁄3 scoreless innings in relief of starter Jonathan Vargas.