Frogs Drop Opener in Eugene, 4-3

Torres leads offense with two hits and two runs

Chris Torres collected two hits in the loss against Eugene. (Shari Sommerfeld Images)

By Everett AquaSox | July 16, 2017 11:47 AM ET

Eugene, OR - Aramis Ademan had three hits and two RBI as the Eugene Emeralds beat the Everett AquaSox 4-3 on Saturday.

Up 2-0 in the second, Eugene extended its lead when Ademan hit a two-run double. 

After Everett scored a run in the third on a single by Eugene Helder, the AquaSox cut into the deficit in the fifth inning when Joseph Rosa hit an RBI single and Chris Torres scored on a forceout.

Eugene starter Jose Albertos (1-0) picked up the win despite allowing three runs and five hits over five innings. Opposing starter Steven Ridings (1-2) took the loss in the Northwest League game after giving up four runs and eight hits over five innings. Jake Steffens retired the side in order for his first save of the season.

Oliver Jaskie worked three scoreless innings in relief for the AquaSox and fanned four. 

W: J. Albertos (1-0) 

L: S. Ridings (1-2)

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