Ems defeat Boise on road.
Byline: The Register-Guard
BOISE - Eugene scored four runs in the top of the first inning and went on to a 6-3 win over Boise on Sunday evening in Northwest League baseball.
The Emeralds improved to 6-5 in the second half and moved within one game of Hillsboro and Salem-Keizer, which are tied for first at 7-4.
Donnie Dewees led off the game with a single for the Ems before Sutton Whiting reached on an error that allowed Dewees to get to third base. Andrew Ely singled in Dewees and Ian Rice was hit by a pitch before Blake Headley drove in Whiting on a ground out.
Ely scored on a wild pitch and Tyler Alamo hit a sacrifice fly to score Rice.
Boise got a run back in the bottom of the first when Carlos Herrera led off with a double and scored on a single by Kevin Padlo.
Scott Burcham reached on an error in the third and Padlo followed with a single before Brian Mundell drove in both runners with a double to get the Hawks within 4-3.
Rice led off the sixth with a double and advanced to third on an error before scoring on a wild pitch. Alex Bautista walked to start the top of the seventh and Kevonte Mitchell singled him to third before Dewees hit a sacrifice fly to bring in Bautista as Eugene went ahead 6-3.
After Eugene starter Ryan Kellogg allowed three runs, including one unearned, reliever Adbert Alzolay pitched five scoreless innings. Tyler Peltzmeier pitched the ninth inning to earn the save.
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|Title Annotation:||Ems Baseball; Eugene takes game one of the series, 6-3, behind a four-run first inning|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Aug 10, 2015|
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