AquaSox Outlast Volcanoes, 11-10

Frogs score four in the eighth and hang on for the win

Onil Pena was a home run short of the cycle against the Volcanoes on Saturday, August 5, 2017. (Shari Sommerfeld Images)

By Everett AquaSox | August 6, 2017 11:16 AM ET

Keizer, OR - The Everett AquaSox sent nine batters through and scored four runs in the top of the eighth inning in a come-from-behind 11-10 win against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Saturday night. Greifer Andrade's sacrifice fly scored Chris Torres with what turned out to be the game winner. Matt Clancy got the final four outs for his third save.

The Volcanoes sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning against AquaSox starting pitcher Andres Torres. Manuel Geraldo's grand slam made it 5-0 after one inning.

The AquaSox countered by sending 11 batters through in the top of the third. Everett scored seven runs on seven hits and chased Volcanoes starter Jose Marte. Andrade's two run double tied the game at 5-5. RBI hits from Troy Dixon and Aaron Stroosma gave the AquaSox a 7-5 lead.

Orlando Garcia belted a two run home run in the bottom of the fifth to tie the score is 7-7. The Volcanoes scored three runs in the sixth inning, highlighted by a pinch-hit two-out two-run double by Tyler Brown, which gave Salem-Keizer a 10-7 lead.

Onil Pena batted 3-for-5 and was a home run shy of the cycle for the AquaSox. Johnny Adams had three hits for Everett.

W: A. De la Cruz (2-1)

L: A. Rohloff (0-1)

S: M. Clancy (3)

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