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Indians Snap 10-Game Losing Skid

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Spokane, WA - All the Spokane Indians needed to get back in the win column was a strong start from Eric Brooks (1-1) and a little help from Mother Nature. In a game delayed nearly an hour by lightning strikes, the Indians prevailed over the Dust Devils 1-0 in front of 3,391 fans at Avista Stadium.

Brooks, an eleventh round pick out of McLennan Community College, was nearly perfect against the Dust Devils for five innings, allowing just a single hit and striking out four while walking none. The outing lowered Brooks' ERA to a miniscule 1.77 and further endeared him to the Indians' faithful as he's only allowed a single earned run in his five starts at Avista Stadium.

Spokane's offense picked up eight hits in the win, including three from third baseman Ryan Rua, and scored their lone run of the night on a throwing error from Tri-City shortstop Rosell Herrera in the third inning.

The Indians bullpen was lights out once again, with Jose Monegro tossing two scoreless frames and Josh McElwee picking up the save while striking out four over the eighth and ninth innings.

Tomorrow's game is the second game of a three game series against the Tri-City Dust Devils.

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    Vancouver started the scoring in the first inning. After reaching base with two outs on a walk, Logan Warmoth advanced to second on a walk by Kacy Clemens and then scored on a single by Riley Adams.

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    In the bottom of the ninth, Spokane saw its comeback attempt come up short after Miguel Aparicio hit an RBI single, driving in Pedro Gonzalez to get within one.

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    Due to the current air quality conditions and forecast, the Spokane Indians and the Northwest League have postponed tonight's game scheduled at Avista Stadium. Game one will be moved to Vancouver and is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th at 7:05 PM.

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    Due to the current air quality conditions and forecast, the Spokane Indians and the Northwest League have postponed tonight's game scheduled at Avista Stadium. Game one will be moved to Vancouver and is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th at 7:05 PM.

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