Four first-inning runs helped the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings (44-32) to an 11-7 win over the McAllen Thunder (28-49) at Harlingen Field on Tuesday.
Ruddy Yan racked up three RBIs on four hits for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the second, fourth, and fifth innings.
Coleman Stephens recorded his sixth win of the year for the Rio Grande Valley Whitewings. He allowed three runs over six innings. He struck out four, walked none and surrendered nine hits.
Alexei Perez was charged with his fifth loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked one and struck out one.