Game 9: Friday in Portland, Ore.

Salt Lake starter Kevin Gregg tosses 7 shutout innings, allowing just 2 hits.

Barry Wesson leads the offense with three hits and three RBI, including a two-run homer that put the Stingers out in front in the second inning.

The combined 3-hitter by Gregg, Derrick Turnbow and Mark Lukasiewicz is the third shutout this season.


RECORD: 47-52

HOME: 24-25

AWAY: 23-27



Salt Lake RHP Brandon Emanuel (6-8, 4.70) vs. Portland RHP Dennis Tankersley (6-9, 4.82) 8:05 p.m. on AM1230.


RHP Billy Stokley was added to the Salt Lake roster Friday. Stokley (2-9, 3.57 with double-A Arkansas) is scheduled to start Monday night at Franklin Covey Field against Tucson. That brings the Stingers back up to the roster limit of 23 players . . . Gregg had a fan club of about 30 at PGE Park. He was born in and still lives in nearby Corvallis, Ore. Bart Miadich, from nearby Lake Oswego, also had a lot of names on the pass list . . . Wesson's two-run homer in the second inning extended his hitting streak to 12 games . . . The Stingers have won all six games in Portland this season.