Ems Shutout Indians
The Eugene Emerald’s pitchers combined for 11 strikeouts last night to shut out the visiting Spokane Indians. The Indians lead the Northwest League’s north division while the Ems at 20-26 are tied for third in the south. Eugene’s Blake Whitney gets the win for the Ems with 4 innings pitched and giving up just 2 hits. The emeralds scored 2 runs on 6 hits with runs in the first and third innings. Eugene and Spokane meet again this evening at PK Park with the first pitch coming at 7:05 p.m. The Ems take on the Boise Hawks beginning on Friday, and then a break for the MILB All-Star Game which will be played in Boise on August 6th.