SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Hans Crouse struck out 11 hitters over seven innings, leading the Spokane Indians over the Eugene Emeralds in a 2-1 win Friday.
Crouse (2-1) allowed one hit to pick up the win.
Spokane went up 2-0 in the seventh after Isaias Quiroz hit an RBI single, scoring Tyler Depreta-Johnson.
In the top of the ninth, Eugene saw its comeback attempt come up short after Gustavo Polanco hit a solo home run to get within one.
Riley Thompson (0-1) went two innings, allowing one run and three hits in the Northwest League game. He also struck out one and walked one. Emmanuel Clase recorded his fourth save of the season.