Yardbirds even Pecos series - Tucson News Now

Yardbirds even Pecos series

TUCSON, AZ -

The Yardbirds are alive.

One night after giving up 15 runs to the reigning champion Tucson Saguaros, High Desert starting pitcher Jordan Norton and three relievers combined to hold Tucson to six hits in a 4-1 win at Kino Memorial Stadium.

The win by the Yardbirds evened the Pecos League Pacific Division Championship Series at 1 with the rubber game set for Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Roles were absolutely reversed from Game 1 that the Saguaros won 15-4 with 16 hits. Friday night, High Desert banged out 16 hits.

Blake Butcher, Patrick Jones and Dominic Zaher all had three hits for High Desert.

Eric Morrell took the loss for Tucson. He allowed 11 hits in six innings.

The winner on Saturday night advances to the Pecos League Championship series.

Copyright 2017 Tucson Saguaros. All rights reserved.

David Kelly contributed to this story.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Phoenix, Glendale to host NCAA Final Four in 2024

    Phoenix, Glendale to host NCAA Final Four in 2024

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:01:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:45:11 GMT
    The NCAA announced on Twitter that Phoenix will host the Final Four in 2024. (Source: NCAA Final Four)The NCAA announced on Twitter that Phoenix will host the Final Four in 2024. (Source: NCAA Final Four)
    The NCAA announced on Twitter that Phoenix will host the Final Four in 2024. (Source: NCAA Final Four)The NCAA announced on Twitter that Phoenix will host the Final Four in 2024. (Source: NCAA Final Four)

    The NCAA Final Four is returning to Glendale and Phoenix in 2024.

    The NCAA Final Four is returning to Glendale and Phoenix in 2024.

  • Ex-Tucson closer Mikolas to miss All-Star game

    Ex-Tucson closer Mikolas to miss All-Star game

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:54:43 GMT

    Former Tucson Padres pitcher Miles Mikolas will miss tonight's all-star game due to the birth of twins.

    Former Tucson Padres pitcher Miles Mikolas will miss tonight's all-star game due to the birth of twins.

  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

Powered by Frankly