Long Ball helps Hawks to Win

JonesAction.jpgLast season, the Hawks did not hit their first home run of the season at home until July – and only had two games with more than one homer (they hit two at Everett in early August, and two at home vs. Everett in mid-August).  Tonight against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, the Hawks went deep twice – Richard Jones a solo shot in the third and Alvaro Ramirez a two-run bomb in the fifth, as Boise topped S-K, 6-2. (Watch the highlights of the night,thanks to the Boise Hawks YouTube Package)

Audio Highlights – May RBI double (
May2B6-22.wma), Vigurs RBI single (
Vigurs1B6-22.wma), Jones homer (
JonesHR6-22.wma), Ramirez homer (
RamirezHR6-22.wma)

The win for the Hawks moved the club a game above the .500 mark for the second time this season – alone in second-place in the NWL East, behind front-running Tri-City.

Jones and Ramirez each had two hits in the win, with rookie Jeff Vigurs logging a 3-for-4 game – the first three-hit game by a Boise player this season.

mitchell.jpgTarlandus Mitchell was wildly effective in his 2010 debut, throwing four shutout innings, allowing just one hit – but walking four men along the way.  The righty worked out of a pair of jams – getting ground ball outs with two men in scoring position in both the second and fourth to end the frame.

Marcos Perez got the win, tossing four innings of four-hit ball, fanning four – using a good change up and curveball.

Tomorrow marks the second time through the rotation, as  John Mincone looks to rebound after a rocky start in Yakima – taking the ball at 7:15 p.m.

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