Tri-City Dust Devils

DUST DEVILS: Tri-City beats Yakima in 11 innings

Francisco Sosa scored on an error in the top of the 11th inning, leading the Tri-City Dust Devils to a 4-3 Northwest League victory over the Yakima Bears on Thursday night at Yakima County Stadium.

Matt Flemer raised his record to 2-0 with 12⁄3 innings of shutout relief. Flemer surrendered two hits, but struck out three batters.

Tri-City scored three runs in the sixth inning when Miguel De Leon and Patrick Hutcheson had RBI singles, and Anthony Aguilera followed with a sacrifice fly.

But Yakima tied the game at 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Wagner Mateo scored on a force out with the bases loaded.

De Leon and Jarod Berggren each had two hits for the Dust Devils, who raise their record to 3-6 in the second half of the season.

Tri-City plays host to Yakima at 7:15 p.m. today at Gesa Stadium.

It’s the first of a three-game set with Yakima.

Vancouver then comes in for a five-game series.