AquaSox Playoff Hopes Take Another Blow

Frogs leave nine runners stranded in 2-1 loss

Pictured: Brennon Kaleiwahea (Shari Sommerfeld/Everett AquaSox)

By Everett AquaSox | August 30, 2019 12:00 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. - Blaine Crim hit a walk-off single, as the Spokane Indians beat the Everett AquaSox 2-1 on Thursday before a crowd of 5,019 at Avista Stadium.

Derwin Barreto scored the game-winning run after he led off the inning with a double and advanced to third on a single by Kellen Strahm.

In the top of the second, Everett grabbed the lead on a single by Utah Jones that scored Trent Tingelstad. Spokane answered in the third inning when Starling Joseph hit a solo home run.

The AquaSox loaded the bases with one out in the ninth but failed to score having the final two outs of the inning made at home plate.

AquaSox reliever Jorge Benitez went 4 2/3 scoreless innings and allowed one hit, he walked five and struck out three.

Reliever Josh Smith (2-0) got two outs to get the win. Travis Kuhn (5-3) didn't record an out and allowed one run on three straight hits in the ninth inning.

Brennon Kaleiwahea and Trent Tinglestad had two apiece for the AquaSox.

Jonah McReynolds doubled and singled, also stealing a base in the win.

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

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