The Rio Grande Valley Whitewings (19-12) shut the door early on the McAllen Thunder (10-22), capturing a 12-4 victory on Monday at Harlingen Field.
With seven runs in the first three innings, the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings left no doubt about the eventual outcome.An RBI single by Leivi Ventura and an RBI double by Ruddy Yan during the first inning and an RBI single by Fidel Hernandez in the second inning helped the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings put some runs on the board early.
James Mays went a perfect 3-3 at the dish for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. He singled in the second inning, doubled in the fourth innings, and homered in the eighth inning.
Eddie Dennis Jr. improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. He allowed two runs over five innings. He struck out three, walked four and surrendered four hits.
Toro Trevino took the loss for the McAllen Thunder. He allowed seven runs in 2 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out none.