Everett, WA - The Everett AquaSox ended their five-game series against Salem-Keizer and seven-day home stand at Everett Memorial Stadium tonight, July 10, 2017, with a win against the Volcanoes, 9-5.
The AquaSox bats caught fire in the first inning as pitcher Alejandro De La Rosa gave up back-to-back homers to Joseph Rosa (two-run) and Evan White. Eugene Helder also scored in the inning on a double play, 4-0.
De La Rosa walked Austin Grebeck to start the second inning. Grebeck would eventually cross home plate on a sacrifice fly to deep center field by White, giving the Sox a five-run lead heading into the third inning.
The Frogs added another run in the third inning despite De La Rosa striking out three batters, as Onil Pena blasted a solo homerun to right field, 6-0.
Volcanoes left fielder, Logan Baldwin, participated in the home run derby launching his own in the fourth, giving the Volcanoes their first run of the night, 6-1. De La Rosa picked up the pace for the Volcanoes in the bottom half, sitting the Sox down in order.
Both the Frogs and Volcanoes went scoreless in the fifth inning, however Scott Boches relieved Inman in the sixth, giving up a homer to Orlando Garcia, 6-2.
Volcanoes reliever, Alvaro Diaz, walked the first four batters in the bottom of the sixth inning, scoring Brayan Hernandez that extend the Frogs lead, 7-2. Johnny Adams reached second base on a throwing error by third baseman Michael Sexton, scoring two more runs, 9-2.
David Ellingson replaced Boches in the ninth despite loading the bases twice and giving up three runs to the Volcanoes. The Everett AquaSox defeat the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 9-5.
The Frogs will be back in action on the road against the Tri-City Dust Devils on Wednesday, July 12 as the team receives their first off day of the season tomorrow. Group tickets, family outings and ticket packages are still available for when the Frogs return home on Thursday, July 20! For tickets visit AquaSox.com.
W: R. Inman (2-3)
L: A. De La Rosa (1-2)
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