AquaSox

AquaSox leadoff batter Alberto Rodriguez rips a ball foul during a game against Eugene Friday, April 8, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Packard’s grand slam lifts AquaSox past Emeralds in opener

Everett struggles early but gets a big hit when in it counts to pull away.

AquaSox leadoff batter Alberto Rodriguez rips a ball foul during a game against Eugene Friday, April 8, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The old 15-inch base, left, compared to the new 18-inch base, right, on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

AquaSox set to open new season with new rules in place

Everett will be playing under experimental rules — such as a pitch clock and larger bases — during the Northwest League season.

The old 15-inch base, left, compared to the new 18-inch base, right, on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Aquasox’s Noelvi Marte long-tosses with teammate Alberto Rodriguez during a team workout Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

A look at the AquaSox’s opening-day roster

Prized SS Noelvi Marte, LHP Adam Macko and OF Alberto Rodriguez highlight Everett’s team.

The Aquasox’s Noelvi Marte long-tosses with teammate Alberto Rodriguez during a team workout Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
AquaSox’s manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mariners announce Aquasox 2022 coaching staff

Eric Farris, who served as Everett’s hitting coach in 2018, will be the team’s new manager.

AquaSox’s manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aquasox's Jake Anchia, left, and Connor Hoover high five after Hoover crosses the plate to score as the Everett Aquasox beat the Vancouver Canadians 11-6 at Funko Field on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

AquaSox GM in favor of reported MLB housing plan

Multiple reports state that Major League Baseball will provide housing for all minor-league players starting in 2022.

Aquasox's Jake Anchia, left, and Connor Hoover high five after Hoover crosses the plate to score as the Everett Aquasox beat the Vancouver Canadians 11-6 at Funko Field on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox announce 2022 schedule, opener on April 8

Everett will open the 132-game High-A West season with a three-game series at home against Eugene.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Highly touted 19-year-old shortstop Noelvi Marte had a productive two-week stint with the AquaSox, but Everett lost nine of its final 10 games. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Everett finishes 3rd in High-A West

After a dominant first three months, the AquaSox lost 30 of their final 40 games and finished 61-56.

Highly touted 19-year-old shortstop Noelvi Marte had a productive two-week stint with the AquaSox, but Everett lost nine of its final 10 games. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
AquaSox’s manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox season ends with rain out

Everett’s finished the season 61-56 and one spot out of the High-A West championship series.

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

Saturday’s AquaSox-Indians game washed out

The game will not be made up and Sunday will stand as Everett’s last game of the season.

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

AquaSox fall to Indians in slugfest

Seven total home runs are hit in Everett’s 12-11 loss to Spokane on a blustery day.

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

Grand slam in big inning lifts Indians over AquaSox

Everett gives up seven runs in the fifth inning and falls to Spokane 11-4.

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

AquaSox eliminated from playoff contention with loss

Everett loses 6-3 to Spokane and won’t be playing for the High-A West championship.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The AquaSox' Noelvi Marte hits a double against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The Mariners promoted Marte from Low-A Modesto to High-A Everett on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

M’s believe AquaSox shortstop Marte, 19, is budding superstar

Director of player development Andy McKay: “We believe in the skills (and) we believe in the person.”

The AquaSox' Noelvi Marte hits a double against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The Mariners promoted Marte from Low-A Modesto to High-A Everett on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Indians win in extras, push AquaSox to brink of elimination

Everett falls 5-4 and will likely have to win its final five games of the season to reach the playoffs.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's Juan Then pitches in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Sox face tall task entering final week

After another series loss, Everett likely has to win 5 of its final 6 to reach the championship series.

AquaSox's Juan Then pitches in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox split doubleheader with Emeralds

Everett drops the first game 2-1, but bounces back to win the second game 9-2.

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

AquaSox drop 3rd straight in crucial series with Emeralds

Everett loses 4-1 and falls to 3.5 games behind Eugene with eight games remaining.

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

AquaSox lose to Emeralds, drop further back in standings

Everett falls 11-5 and drops to 2.5 games behind both Eugene and Spokane.

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

Noelvi Marte drives in 2 in debut, AquaSox fall to Emeralds

The 19-year-old phenom has a pair of RBI singles in Everett’s 9-6 loss to Eugene on the road.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aquasox's Bryan Pall pitches as the Everett Aquasox beat the Vancouver Canadians 11-6 at Funko Field on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Everett falls to 3rd place

The Sox lost their 5th straight series and are in a tight 3-team race to reach the championship series.

Aquasox's Bryan Pall pitches as the Everett Aquasox beat the Vancouver Canadians 11-6 at Funko Field on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)