Ems drop fourth straight to Devils.Byline: The Register-Guard
PASCO, Wash. - Tri-City jumped all over Eugene for five runs in the first three innings, and the Dust Devils For other uses of this phrase, see Dust devil (disambiguation).
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The Ems were never in this one, giving up an RBI RBI
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Eugene couldn't manage much offense against Tri-City starter Kenneth Durst, who allowed just three hits and only one run, on a fourth-inning home run by Matthew Clark, in five innings of work. The Dust Devils' bullpen did the rest, allowing just three more hits for the rest of the game.
Logan Gelbrich scored Eugene's only other run on a wild pitch by Tri-City reliever Bradley McAtee.
Clark went 3-for-5 and Blake Tekotte went 2-for-5 for the Ems. Sims went 3-for-5 for the Dust Devils, who also got two RBIs from Bowden.