Issaquah High School grad scores first big-league hit for Yankees

June 23, 2010

By Staff

NEW — 5:10 p.m. June 23, 2010

Issaquah High School graduate and IHS baseball star Colin Curtis earned his first Major League hit Tuesday to help the New York Yankees defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-3. Watch the hit here.

Curtis entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning and ripped a two-run double. The hit came not far from where Curtis played college ball at Arizona State University.

“It was an amazing feeling getting out there,” Curtis said in a post-game interview posted to MLB.com. “We put together a big inning, and to cap it off with the first big league hit, I knew I hit it good and I started running.”

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