TROUP — The Tigers (20-6) bombed the Eagles, 13-2, while out hitting the visitors 10-3.
Grant Herrington picked up the win on the mound for the Tigers, who managed to muster up just three hits.
Mallard, Welch and Howell banged out doubles for the Tigers.
Troup scored at least one run in every inning other than the first.
The series shifts to Tatum for Game 2, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. this evening.