Former Tri-City Dust Devils left-handed pitcher Joey Lucchesi will make his major league debut with the San Diego Padres on Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Padres manager Andy Green announced Thursday that the 24-year-old would start the second game of the season for the big league club.
Jalen Washington was a home run shy of the cycle and scored a run in the Tri-City Dust Devils three-run bottom of the eighth as a late rally propelled them to a 5-3 victory Sunday night over the Spokane Indians at Gesa Stadium.
Tyler Benson smoked a two-run double in the top of the fifth inning to give the Tri-City Dust Devils their first lead in a 4-3 victory Saturday night over the Everett AquaSox to finish the four-game series level.
Osvaldo Hernandez gave up five runs on four hits in the first inning and the Tri-City Dust Devils never recovered, falling on the road to the Everett AquaSox 6-2 on Thursday night in the second of a four-game series.
The Tri-City Dust Devils stranded 10 runners in their 4-1 loss to the Everett AquaSox on Monday, Aug. 16. Tri-City is still in line for a playoff spot, but leads Everett and the Spokane Indians by just one game.
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.