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Alvarez Stellar As Indians Beat Dust Devils, 7-2

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PASCO, Wash. -- Jordan Akins had three hits and Richie Alvarez tossed 5 innings of shutout ball as the Spokane Indians beat the Tri-City Dust Devils, 7-2, Tuesday night at Gesa Stadium.

Akins went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI to pace the offensive attack, as the Indians scored 7 runs on 9 hits.  Alvarez, pitching in relief of Spokane starting pitcher David Ledbetter, allowed just one Dust Devil basehit in five innings while striking out seven batters.

The win puts Spokane one game above the .500 mark overall (29-28), and 9-10 in the second half standings.

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