AquaSox top Canadians 4-3 in extra innings

VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Everett AquaSox had so many runners on base that eventually one of them had to score.

The Sox scratched out a run in the top of the 12th inning without the benefit of a hit, and Everett completed its toughest road trip of the season by defeating the Vancouver Canadians 4-3 Thursday afternoon.

Everett outhit Vancouver 13-5 and left 18 men on base during the 12-inning marathon. But it wasn’t until Bryan Brito scored the go-ahead run in the 12th that the Sox finally saw the Canadians off.

Brito led off the 12th with a walk, then Jack Reinheimer laid down a sacrifice bunt. The Canadians tried to get Brito at second, but Brito beat the throw. One out later Justin Seager hit a double-play ball to short that could have ended the inning. However, second baseman David Harris’ throw to first was wide and the ball got away from first baseman Justin Atkinson. Brito motored around from second and slid home just ahead of the tag to give the Sox the lead.

Brito, Ian Miller and Chantz Mack each had three hits for Everett (10-11 second half, 33-26 overall) to close out the long road trip. The Sox won just two of the eight games of the trip. Tyler Wright earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Min-Sih Chen picked up the save with a perfect 12th inning.

Everett starting pitcher Steven Ewing had an impressive performance, allowing just two hits and one walk in six innings while striking out five. But he gave up two runs — one earned — and wound up with a no decision.

Monroe High School graduate Ian Parmley scored two of the three runs for Vancouver (9-12, 31-28).

Everett played from ahead throughout. The Sox scored one in the top of the first on Mack’s RBI single, with the Canadians responding in the bottom half when Parmley scored on a wild pitch. Everett went ahead 3-1 on Seager’s RBI double in the third and Brito’s run-scoring single in the sixth, but again Vancouver responded as Parmley scored on another wild pitch in the sixth and Melvin Garcia hit an RBI double in the seventh, making it 3-3.

More in Sports

Art Thiel: Should Seahawks make QB Jackson their top pick?

With Russell Wilson’s contract up after the 2019 season, it’s a move that makes sense in a lot of ways

Is Pete Carroll’s message to the Seahawks getting stale?

A couple of departed veterans say Carroll’s style of coaching grows old with time

Who are these guys? Americans are a bit of a mystery for Tips

Although they played 8 times in the regular season, Tri-City is a much different team these days.

Wednesday’s prep results

Here are Wednesday’s prep results, with links: BASEBALL Wesco 4A Jackson vs.… Continue reading

The Mike Zunino Project pays dividends for M’s

Sent to the minors last year to rebuild his swing, the catcher has been a revelation since his return.

Mariners implode in 7th inning, fall to Astros 7-1

Houston breaks open a tie game with 6 runs in the 7th to beat Seattle for the 2nd straight day.

How some fun at practice turned UW’s Dissly into TE prospect

The former DE caught coach Chris Petersen’s eye catching passes before a bowl game in 2015.

UW senior lineback enters senior season a known quantity

That’s not how Ben Burr-Kirven began his Husky career, but he’s now a relied-upon defensive cog.

Play of Silvertips’ top lines key factor in playoff success

The bulk of the credit goes to Connor Dewar, Riley Sutter and Garrett Pilon for contributing on both ends.

Most Read