AquaSox top Dust Devils, win third straight

Torres turns in six hitless, scoreless innings against Tri-City

Andres Torres picked up the win after he struck out six and walked two. (Shari Sommerfeld/MiLB.com)

By Everett AquaSox | July 14, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Pasco, WA - Chris Torres tripled and singled twice, and Andres Torres hurled six scoreless innings as the Everett AquaSox topped the Tri-City Dust Devils 5-1 on Thursday.

Andres Torres (4-0) picked up the win after he struck out six and walked two.

Everett took the lead in the first when it put up four runs, including a two-run double by Eugene Helder.

The AquaSox tacked on another run in the fifth when Brayan Hernandez hit an RBI single, bringing home Austin Grebeck.

Tri-City starter Ben Sheckler (0-1) went five innings, allowing five runs and 10 hits in the Northwest League game. He also struck out three and walked two.

With the win, Everett improved to 5-2 against Tri-City this season and took over sole possession of third place in the North Division. The AquaSox are five games behind division leading Vancouver with 10 games left in the first half.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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