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

J-Rod homers for 3rd straight game, Frogs win 7th in a row

Julio Rodriguez hits home run No. 4 and Brandon Williamson strikes out eight in Everett’s 6-2 win.

EVERETT — The hits keep coming for Julio Rodriguez.

More specifically, the home runs.

The 20-year-old phenom homered for the third straight game and the Everett AquaSox beat the Tri-City Dust Devils 6-2 on Saturday night for their seventh win in a row.

Rodriguez’s solo shot in the bottom of the fifth inning broke a scoreless tie and the AquaSox piled on five more runs in the bottom of the sixth en route to the victory.

Connor Hoover hit his third home run of the season and drove in two runs, and Zach DeLoach, Jack Larsen, Tyler Keenan and Cody Grosse all had doubles for Everett (9-2).

Brandon Williamson, the Seattle Mariners’ second-round pick in 2019, started for the AquaSox and struck out eight over four scoreless innings. The 6-foot-6 left-hander walked four but allowed only one hit.

Francisco Del Valle had two doubles for Tri-City (3-8).

Click here for box score

Talk to us

More in Sports

Brandon Williamson pitches during the first game of a double header against the Hops on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
AquaSox pitcher Williamson promoted to Double-A Arkansas

The 2019 2nd-round draft pick posted a 47.6% strikeout rate in 6 starts with Everett this season.

Everett's Olen Zellweger controls the puck against the Saskatoon Blades Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. The Silvertips will play Friday without fans due on-going concerns of the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Silvertips will play home opener on Oct. 8 in front of fans

Everett has not played with fans in the stands at Angel of the Winds Arena since March 7, 2020.

Mariner's Jailin Johnson chases down a loose ball through Glacier Peak's defense Thursday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on May 27, 2021. Mariner won 64-36. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Boys basketball season review: Mariner dominates Wesco

The Marauders were a force on offense and defense on their way to a perfect record this past season.

File photo
AquaSox top Canadians to snap 2-game skid

Everett gets back to its winnings ways with a 9-2 win over Vancouver.

Trina Davis watches the while playing a game for ASA Tel Aviv in Israel. (Moshik Oshri)
She fled rocket fire in Israel for the safety of Marysville

MPHS grad Trina Davis was enjoying her first professional soccer season when the fighting broke out.

Report: Racial comments targeted Mariner basketball players

Investigators found Lakewood fans’ behavior created a “racially charged” situation during tense May contest.

The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll.
Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for June 7-13

The Athlete of the Week nominees for June 7-13. Voting closes at… Continue reading

Community roundup: EvCC announces 2021 Hall of Fame class

Plus, locals compete at NCAA track and field finals, disc golf is coming to Stanwood and more.

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

Everett allows eight runs in the first two innings in a 9-5 loss to Vancouver.

Most Read