Late Inning Attack by Frogs Steals Win, 8-7

Sox Score Three Runs in the Seventh

Matt Clancy recorded his fourth save of the year on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. (Shari Sommerfeld Images)

By Kennedy Jorgensen / Everett AquaSox | August 10, 2017 2:30 AM ET

Everett, WA - The Everett AquaSox (7-7) recorded their second win of the series, 8-7, against the Spokane Indians (9-5) on August 8, 2017 at Everett Memorial Stadium.

Spokane scored three runs off starter Brian McAfee in the first two innings giving the Frogs a 3-0 deficit.

Greifer Andrade would lead off the bottom of the second with a solo homerun over the left field fence. Spokane pitcher Tyree Thompson loaded the bases with two walks and a HBP. The Sox took over the lead scoring four runs in the in the second inning.

The Indians would tie the game up in the third on a double by Matt Whatley.

Both the Frogs and Indians went scoreless in the fourth and fifth innings before Whatley launched a two-run homer in the sixth giving the Indians a two-run lead, 6-4.

Anjul Hernandez recorded two of his four strikeouts in the seventh inning. Spokane extended their lead off one hit and two errors by the Sox, 7-4. The Frogs would rally back in the bottom half scoring three runs. Second baseman Johnny Adams led the charge with a two-run RBI to tie game, 7-7.

The Frogs would be in position to steal the lead in the eighth inning after a sacrifice bunt by David Banuelos moved pinch-runner Joe Venturino to third. Venturino would come around to score after a fielding error by Tyler Ratliff on a ball hit by Onil Pena, 8-7.

Matt Clancy was called in to close for the ninth inning. He was able to get the job done by recording two strikeouts and a groundout to give the AquaSox their second straight win against the Indians, 8-7.

The Sox will return bright and early tomorrow morning at 11:05 AM to take on the Spokane Indians for the last game of the three-game series. Group tickets, family outings and ticket packages are available for Thursday morning's game! For tickets visit AquaSox.com.

W: F. Roman (1-1)

L: C. Wiper (0-1)

S: M. Clancy (4)

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

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