Tendler Show Lifts Indians Past Tri-City - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Tendler Show Lifts Indians Past Tri-City

Luke Tendler flashed the wood and the leather to help the Indians defeat Tri-City 3-2 on Thursday, June 10. (Photo: Spokane Indians) Luke Tendler flashed the wood and the leather to help the Indians defeat Tri-City 3-2 on Thursday, June 10. (Photo: Spokane Indians)

by Spokane Indians Media Relations

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Luke Tendler hit his fourth home run en route to a four-RBI night, Johnny Fasola collected six strike outs and his third save, and the Spokane Indians topped the Tri-City Dust Devils 5-2 at Avista Stadium in front of 4,813 fans.

Tendler had an RBI double in the first inning to start the scoring, but his solo home run in fourth inning tied the game at 2-2. His second double of the night – this one in the seventh inning – scored Eduard Pinto and Seth Spivey to put the game away for Spokane (19-8). Tendler has reached base safely in 14-straight games.

Fasola came on in the eighth inning to get the six-out save, and he did just that by striking out six Dust Devils. Fasola earned his team-high third save of the season. The 31st-round pick has tossed 8 1/3 scoreless innings this season, striking out 16.

Marcus Greene reached base safely three times – a hit, a hit by pitch and an RBI walk. Northwest League leader in batting, Spivey, added two more hits to raise his average to .385. Pinto added three hits to raise his average back to .325.

Indians starter Richelson Pena earned his fourth win of the season as he held Tri-City (11-16) to only three hits in five innings and struck out seven of the 19 batters faced. Pena was on the mound during two unearned runs. Jason Hoppe and Luis Pollorena combined for two scoreless innings.

The Spokane Indians will head on the road for the next eight games, with the next three coming against Tri-City in Pasco, Wash., and the latter against the Boise Hawks.

 

  • Pro

    • Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 home opener set for September 30

      SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs announced on Monday that their 2017-18 regular season home opener – Bud Light Opening Night – will take place on Saturday, September 30 versus the Kootenay ICE. The Chiefs will begin their regular season schedule on the road at Prince George on Friday, Sept. 22.

    • Sights from Sunday's 2017 Spokane Hoopfest

      Spokane Hoopfest brought many surprises and new champions this year. In the coed bracket, Bamm defeated FarmGirlFit, 20-9 for the championship. In the women's elite bracket, YYC Canada defeated Lady Monstars, 20-15 and and were crowned champions.

    • Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant makes appearance at Hoopfest

      Golden State Warriors' star and NBA champion, Kevin Durant made an appearance Sunday at Spokane Hoopfest. The 2017 NBA champion played some basketball with kids and thanked the fans for their support. Here's some pictures of Kevin Durant at 2017 Spokane Hoopfest:
    • Matt Hanson, Haley Chura win IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene 70.3

      The pro triathlon athletes have crossed the finish line in Coeur d'Alene. After hitting the water at 6 a.m. the two champions, Matt Hanson and Haley Chura were crowned Sunday morning in the IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene 70.3 race. 

    • Astros stop Mariners win streak at six, 5-2

      SEATTLE -- Josh Reddick homered, Brian McCann added a three-run double and Lance McCullers pitched into the sixth inning in his return from the disabled list to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

    • Spokane's Hoopfest brings many unique festivities

      It's not all about the basketball. Spokane's Hoopfest has many other festivities to offer during the weekend.

    • 2017 Spokane Hoopfest sights: Men's Elite Bracket

      Everyone's eyes were on the defending champions in the men's elite bracket: Bud Light and Desert Horse. Bud Light got a first-round bye and their first game didn't start until 11:00 a.m. against Spokanepsychandneuro

    • 2017 Spokane Hoopfest sights: Women's Elite Bracket

      The 2017 Spokane Hoopfest women's elite bracket started off with the MM Power Rangers upsetting Stay Savage. Despite the upset, MM Power Rangers' stay in the winners bracket didn't last long.

    • Chiefs' McGrew drafted by Sharks in 6th round

      Spokane Chiefs forward Jake McGrew was selected 159th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

    • Spokane's Anderson-Dolan drafted 41st overall by LA Kings

      Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan was selected 41st overall (second round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday in Chicago.

    More
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Spokane IndiansSpokane IndiansMore>>

  • Canadians score three runs in the 8th to beat Indians 8-5

    Canadians score three runs in the 8th to beat Indians 8-5

    Spokane Indians drop their 4th straight gameSpokane Indians drop their 4th straight game

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Kacy Clemens hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, leading the Vancouver Canadians to an 8-5 win over the Spokane Indians on Friday.

    More >>

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Kacy Clemens hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, leading the Vancouver Canadians to an 8-5 win over the Spokane Indians on Friday.

    More >>
  • Indians drop second straight game to Dust Devils, 5-1

    Indians drop second straight game to Dust Devils, 5-1

    Indians drop second straight game to Dust DevilsIndians drop second straight game to Dust Devils

    PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Aldemar Burgos homered and had three hits, driving in three, and Emmanuel Ramirez allowed just one hit over six innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 5-1 on Wednesday. Ramirez (1-0) allowed one run while striking out seven and walking two to pick up the win.

    More >>

    PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Aldemar Burgos homered and had three hits, driving in three, and Emmanuel Ramirez allowed just one hit over six innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 5-1 on Wednesday. Ramirez (1-0) allowed one run while striking out seven and walking two to pick up the win.

    More >>
  • Indians fall to Dust Devils in road opener 10-0

    Indians fall to Dust Devils in road opener 10-0

    Tucker Pennell had four hits and four RBI, and Jim McDade struck out 10 hitters over seven innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 10-0 on Tuesday.

    More >>

    Tucker Pennell had four hits and four RBI, and Jim McDade struck out 10 hitters over seven innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 10-0 on Tuesday.

    More >>