SPOKANE — Cash Gladfelter’s grand slam in the eighth inning pulled Everett to within a run, but the AquaSox couldn’t complete the comeback and lost to the Spokane Indians 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Obie Ricumstrict hit an RBI single and then scored on a double by Jake Hoover as the Indians jumped out in front with a four-run second inning.
Spokane added a run in the sixth on a home run by Luis Asuncion, before Gladfelter’s slam in the eighth pulled Everett closer.
John Matthews (1-2) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while Everett starter Tim Elliott (0-3) took the loss.
With the loss Everett (16-16) fell two games behind Spokane (18-14) for first place in the North division. Six games remain in the first half of the season.