Garner picks up first career savePublished 9:01am Thursday, June 19, 2014
BOISE, Idaho — Former Niles and Michigan State standout David Garner picked up his first career save as the Boise Hawks slipped past the Tri-City Dust Devils 4-2 Friday.
Garner shut the door, striking out four in the final two frames, working around three singles.
Kyle Schwarber went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead three-run homer in his professional debut at Memorial Stadium.
Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 MLB First Year Players’ Draft, hit a 3-0 fastball over the right-centerfield wall in the bottom of the seventh inning to erase a 2-1 Tri-City lead.
Tyler Ihrig was dominant in his first Boise start, retiring 15-of-16 men, striking out five, in a no-decision.