RedHawks 3, Portland 2The RedHawks swept Portland and stretched their winning streak to four games, a season-high.
AT THE PLATERedHawks leadoff man Julio Borbon was 3-for-4, and Joaquin Arias and Brandon Boggs were each 2-for-4. Borbon and Arias opened the game with back-to-back doubles, then both scored on an Esteban German single. Arias drove him the winning run in the second, after Royce Huffman walked.
ON THE MOUNDFour RedHawks pitchers — Luis Mendoza, Bryan Corey, A.J. Murray and Warner Madrigal — combined for a five-hit win.
IN THE FIELDPortland turned a triple play in the third inning. With runners on first and second, Jose Vallejo lined to second baseman Matt Antonelli, who tossed to covering shortstop Craig Stansberry, who completed the F4-6-3 play with a relay to first baseman Chad Huffman.
TRANSACTIONSSecond baseman German Duran was put on the disabled list. He suffered a rib injury in Thursday night’s game.
TONGHT AT THE BRICKTacoma (RH Gaby Hernandez, 2-2, 5.65) at Oklahoma City (RH Josh Rupe, no record). Rupe was assigned to the RedHawks on Thursday, after being in extended spring training. He led all major league relievers in innings pitched last year with Texas. BY BOB HERSOM
RedHawks 3, Portland 2