Update: The Fresno Grizzlies have won it all, defeating the Columbus Clippers 7-0 in El Paso.
Making his first-ever Triple-A start at the championship game, Grizzlies starter Chris Devenski threw five-innings of perfect baseball. But his perfect bid was broken up by a sixth inning single.
Offensively, the Grizzlies piled on runs early with a 3-0 lead after just one inning.
TRIPLE-A WORLD SERIES: Fresno Grizzlies vs. Columbus Clippers
Fresno Grizzlies (7) – Columbus Clippers (0)
Winning Pitcher: Chris Devenski (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Ryan Merritt (2-1)
Original: After a thrilling 7-3 win in game 5 of the Pacific Coast League championship, the Fresno Grizzlies are back in El Paso, Texas to play the Columbus Clippers for the one-game Triple-A World Series.
Just yesterday, the Grizzlies lost starting pitcher Dan Straily, who was recalled to the Houston Astros after pitching a gem during the PCL championship series.
First pitch is at 5:05 PT.