AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Gomez hits inside-the-park homer, AquaSox top Dust Devils

Everett slugs four home runs in all in a 6-1 win over Tri-City.

PASCO — The Everett AquaSox hit four home runs, including an inside-the-park homer from Dariel Gomez, in a 6-1 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils on Friday night.

After the Dust Devils took an early 1-0 lead, David Sheaffer hit a solo home run in the top of the fourth to pull the AquaSox even.

Robert Perez Jr. gave Everett a 2-1 lead with a solo blast to left field in the top of the fifth.

Alberto Rodriguez pushed the AquaSox’s lead to 3-1 with a solo home run in the top of the sixth.

Then with two on in the top of the eighth, Gomez lined a ball to left-center field gap and rounded the bases as Everett went ahead 6-1.

Sheaffer finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Rodriguez went 3-for-5 with two runs scored for the AquaSox.

Juan Mercedes started on the mound for Everett (50-55) and allowed two runs on three hits in five innings. Mercedes struck out five and walked four.

Steven Rivas had two hits, including a double, and Kyren Paris added a triple for Tri-City (43-60).

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