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Indians Stage #RedbandRally in Dramatic 9-8 Win

May 19, 2022

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane staged a dramatic three-run rally in the ninth inning for their second straight walk-off win over the Eugene Emeralds—this one by a final score of 9-8—in front of 2,107 fans at Avista Stadium for Fields of Green Sweepstakes Night presented by Living Water Lawn & Tree

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane staged a dramatic three-run rally in the ninth inning for their second straight walk-off win over the Eugene Emeralds—this one by a final score of 9-8—in front of 2,107 fans at Avista Stadium for Fields of Green Sweepstakes Night presented by Living Water Lawn & Tree Care and 94.1 The Bear.

TOP PERFORMERS

Colin Simpson, who delivered the walk-off winner in yesterday's contest, drilled a two-run home run in the second and finished 2-for-4 to raise his OPS this season to 1.038.

Daniel Montaño finished 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and set-up the game-winner with a perfect bunt in the bottom of the ninth.

Robinson Hernandez (1-1) tossed two scoreless frames to earn the win.

TURNING POINT

Trailing 8-6 entering the bottom of the ninth, the Indians got to work quickly on a pair of singles from Eddy Diaz and Zac Veen. After Diaz scored on a wild pitch, Drew Romo's groundball was booted by Eugene second baseman Ghordy Santos, allowing Veen to score the tying run. Following a walk to Grant Lavigne, Montaño's bunt down the third base line was fielded by Emeralds catcher Patrick Bailey but his throw to first sailed into right field and Romo scampered home for the game-winner.

NEXT HOME GAME

Thursday, May 19th - DORIS the Mascot's Birthday Extravaganza Night

Wear your pink and join us as we celebrate DORIS the Mascot's Birthday! DORIS's mascot friends will be on hand to help celebrate.

- First pitch at 6:35 PM
- Gates open at 5:30 PM

🎟️ milb.com/spokane/tickets/single-game-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.