Veen Powers Spokane to 7-5 Series Opening Win
SPOKANE, Wash. – Colorado Rockies top prospect Zac Veen hit his first home run with Spokane - a no-doubt shot to dead centerfield - as the Indians rallied past the Hillsboro Hops for a 7-5 win in front of 1,422 fans and 60 dogs at Avista Stadium for Bark in
SPOKANE, Wash. – Colorado Rockies top prospect Zac Veen hit his first home run with Spokane - a no-doubt shot to dead centerfield - as the Indians rallied past the Hillsboro Hops for a 7-5 win in front of 1,422 fans and 60 dogs at Avista Stadium for Bark in the Park Night.
- Veen finished 2-for-3 with a home run, double, and walk - raising his season OPS over 200 points in the process.
- Grant Lavigne gave the Indians a 3-2 lead in the 4th inning with his two-run moonshot over the Coors Light Caboose. Spokane's first baseman also added a walk and his first stolen base of the season.
- Drew Romo went 3-for-4 to raise his season average to .366.
Fineas Del Bonta-Smith was a steadying force out of the bullpen, pitching two perfect innings of relief with three strikeouts.
BY THE NUMBERS:
The two teams entered the game with a combined four home runs but went on to hit a total of six in tonight's contest.
NEXT HOME GAME
The Indians are back in action tomorrow night for RIBBY the Mascot's Birthday & Redband Rally Night presented by the City of Spokane. Join us as we celebrate RIBBY the Mascot's Birthday! RIBBY's mascot friends will be on hand and we will be celebrating all things Redband Rally and the Spokane River. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
ABOUT THE SPOKANE INDIANS
The Spokane Indians are the High-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies located in Spokane, Washington, and were named 2021 MiLB Organization of the Year. Avista Stadium is home to the MultiCare Kids Bench Seat. Parking at all Spokane Indians games is FREE. The Spokane Indians office and team store hours are 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Monday through Thursday and 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Fridays. On game days, the office and team store are open from 10:00 AM through the end of the game.