Staff Reporter 

Blue Devils hope to be hitting stride for stretch


Paul Delaney

Spokane Blue Devils’ Drew Henry scores during last Saturday’s 9-3 win in the Best of the Northwest Tournament win over the Spokane Grinders.

Things might finally be falling into place for the Spokane Blue Devils AAA American Legion baseball team.

With a third place finish two weeks ago in Missoula’s tournament – including a victory over champion Casper, Wyo. – and ending 2-1-1 in the rain-ravaged Best of the Northwest Tournament, the Blue Devils’ coach Tony Byrne likes what he’s seeing.

“All in all we’re starting to play a lot better,” Byrne said. “Maybe even better than I thought we’d be.”

When the Blue Devils broke from Spokane league play June 12, Byrne had a message for his players. “I knew when we l...

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