AquaSox

Snohomish fans cheer Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 25, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local high school ADs, Silvertips still evaluating attendance

While new spectator guidelines were announced, local schools and organizations still have work to do.

 

AquaSox's Billy Cooke at bat at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 11, 2019. The Dust Devils won 12-9. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Play ball! AquaSox set to open 120-game season on May 4

The regular-season schedule for Everett’s minor league baseball team was released Thursday.

 

Seattle Mariners' pitcher Felix Hernandez hands out one of his warm up balls to a fan at Funko Field on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

More games, better players: AquaSox move up in minor leagues

Everett’s baseball team has officially agreed to be the Mariners’ High-A affiliate in MLB’s revised farm system.

 

Serena Williams reacts before match point and then  beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6, 7-6 during her FedCup qualifying round at Angel of the Winds Arena on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The stories we told: A crazy year in sports

The pandemic forced many changes to the local sports scene and these were the top-10 most-viewed stories.

Serena Williams reacts before match point and then  beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6, 7-6 during her FedCup qualifying round at Angel of the Winds Arena on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Felix Hernandez played for the Everett AquaSox, both as a prospect coming up through the Seattle Mariners’ system, and as. a major leaguer doing a rehabilitation stint. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers ready to attend more AquaSox games

The switch from Short Season-A to High-A has the majority of voters fired up for AquaSox baseball.

Felix Hernandez played for the Everett AquaSox, both as a prospect coming up through the Seattle Mariners’ system, and as. a major leaguer doing a rehabilitation stint. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)
The Everett AquaSox’s Connor Hoover high-fives Carter Bins after scoring during a game against the Eugene Emeralds in 2019 at Funko Field. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: How do you feel about the AquaSox moving up?

Will Everett’s impending switch from Short Season-A to High-A make you more likely to attend games?

The Everett AquaSox’s Connor Hoover high-fives Carter Bins after scoring during a game against the Eugene Emeralds in 2019 at Funko Field. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Funko Field at Memorial Stadium in Everett. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20200528

Everett can expect major changes for Minor League baseball

The Mariners have invited the AquaSox to play more games in a longer season, with better players.

Funko Field at Memorial Stadium in Everett. (Chuck Taylor / The Herald) 20200528
AquaSox’s Travis Kuhn and Emerald’s Ryan Jensen an hour after the game between the two teams on Sunday continue standing in salute to the National Anthem at Funko Field on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Reports suggest AquaSox may become full-season High-A team

The club would field players further along in their development who are more likely to one day play for the Mariners.

AquaSox’s Travis Kuhn and Emerald’s Ryan Jensen an hour after the game between the two teams on Sunday continue standing in salute to the National Anthem at Funko Field on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Tampa Bay Rays' Mike Zunino celebrates his solo home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

A slice of Everett in this year’s World Series

The Rays’ Mike Zunino and the Dodgers’ Chris Taylor were teammates on the AquaSox in the summer of 2012.

Tampa Bay Rays' Mike Zunino celebrates his solo home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
AquaSox season over after MLB cancels minor-league season

AquaSox season over after MLB cancels minor-league season

In a statement, the team said it looks “forward to having AquaSox baseball back at Funko Field in 2021.”

AquaSox season over after MLB cancels minor-league season
AquaSox’s 2020 season delayed indefinitely

AquaSox’s 2020 season delayed indefinitely

The team acknowledges that playing minor-league baseball in Everett this summer seems like a longshot.

AquaSox’s 2020 season delayed indefinitely
Major issues confront Minor League Baseball and the AquaSox

Major issues confront Minor League Baseball and the AquaSox

“When the time is right for baseball to return, we will be here,” pledges general manager Danny Tetzlaff.

Major issues confront Minor League Baseball and the AquaSox
Source: Minor League Baseball prepared to accept contraction

Source: Minor League Baseball prepared to accept contraction

The AquaSox aren’t thought to be one of the targeted teams, but the future of their league is in doubt.

Source: Minor League Baseball prepared to accept contraction
AquaSox staying optimistic, yet realistic in virus pandemic

AquaSox staying optimistic, yet realistic in virus pandemic

It’s too early to tell, but the Northwest League season may be in jeopardy of starting on time.

AquaSox staying optimistic, yet realistic in virus pandemic
U.S. Congressman stops in Everett to show support for AquaSox

U.S. Congressman stops in Everett to show support for AquaSox

Rick Larsen meets with AquaSox brass to discuss a recent MLB proposal to radically restructure MiLB.

U.S. Congressman stops in Everett to show support for AquaSox
Louis Boyd returning as manager of the Everett AquaSox

Louis Boyd returning as manager of the Everett AquaSox

He was one of the youngest skippers in pro baseball when took the helm last July.

Louis Boyd returning as manager of the Everett AquaSox
Future for MiLB structure, AquaSox unclear past 2020

Future for MiLB structure, AquaSox unclear past 2020

Reports on Friday detailed MLB’s effort to overhaul and downsize the minor-league baseball system.

Future for MiLB structure, AquaSox unclear past 2020
Silly signs at Funko Field greet drivers along Broadway

Silly signs at Funko Field greet drivers along Broadway

AquaSox employees have provided commuters comic relief with witty sayings on the team’s marquee.

Silly signs at Funko Field greet drivers along Broadway

AquaSox unveil schedule for 2020 season

Everett opens the season June 17 on the road against Salem-Keizer.

AquaSox GM Tetzlaff honored by Northwest League

The Northwest League named Danny Tetzlaff its executive of the year on Thursday.

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