Tri-City tops Lake Erie in morning Frontier League game

Manager Pete Incaviglia addresses the 2022 squad in the stands at the conclusion of the Tri-City ValleyCats Media Day at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
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Manager Pete Incaviglia addresses the 2022 squad in the stands at the conclusion of the Tri-City ValleyCats Media Day at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

TROY — Denis Phipps homered twice, and the Tri-City ValleyCats beat Lake Erie 10-6 in a Frontier League morning game Thursday at Joe Bruno Stadium.

Phipps went 4 for 5 with four RBIs and two runs. His first homer was a solo shot in the fifth to give Tri-City a 5-3 lead. His second one also was a solo blast over the left-center field wall to make it a 10-3 lead.

Jonah Girand also hit a solo home run for Tri-City (4-2). He, along with Brantley Bell and Jesus Lujano each went 2 for 4. Juan Silverio doubled, had a sacrifice fly, scored a run and stole a base.

On the mound, the ValleyCats used three pitchers, with Adam Hofacket striking out four in 2 2-3 innings of relief.

Tri-City hosts Windy City at 7 p.m. Friday.

Lake Erie 200 010 003 — 6 10 2

Tri-City 021 114 01x — 10 14 0

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