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Acosta, Ilarraza lead Tri-City to 6-0 win over Hillsboro

PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Matthew Acosta hit a two-run homer in the second inning, and Reinaldo Ilarraza went 1 for 2 as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Hillsboro Hops 6-0 on Tuesday.

The home run by Acosta scored Luke Becker to give the Dust Devils a 2-0 lead.

The Dust Devils later added three runs in the fifth and one in the sixth. In the fifth, Kelvin Melean scored on an error, while Logan Driscoll hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Acosta in the sixth.

Wen-Hua Sung (5-1) got the win with two innings of scoreless, three-hit relief while Hillsboro starter Marcos Tineo (6-5) took the loss in the Northwest League game.

The Hops were blanked for the sixth time this season, while the Dust Devils' staff recorded their sixth shutout of the year.

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