July 11, 2010 in Sports

Indians stop Sox

Big innings instrumental in win
 

EVERETT, Wash. – The Spokane Indians are staying in the thick of things in the Northwest League’s West Division, thanks in large part to their early-season dominance of the Everett AquaSox.

Andrew Clark drove in four runs on three hits, Randol Rojas pitched into the sixth inning and the Indians beat the East Division-leading AquaSox 9-4 on Saturday night.

After the win, Spokane sits at 11-10 on the season, bolstered by six wins in eight tries versus Everett (15-7).

Rojas (1-1) surrendered three runs – two earned – and limited Everett to just two hits over 5 1/3 innings, walking one and striking out three.

After four scoreless innings Everett took a 2-0 lead on a home run by Mickey Wiswall that scored Kevin Mailoux, who reached on a fielding error by Spokane third baseman Michal Olt.

Clark started a five-run sixth inning for Spokane with a two-run single off Everett starter Anthony Fernandez (3-1).

Brett Nicholas then plated Olt with a single, followed by Jacob Skole’s sacrifice fly that scored Clark. Kevin Rodland added a run-scoring single later in the inning to make the score 5-2.

The AquaSox cut the lead to one in the bottom of the sixth on a bases-loaded walk to Mailoux and a run-scoring groundout by Wiswall made it 5-4.

A two-run single by Clark scored Clark Murphy and Jurickson Profar in the seventh, and Skole scored Olt and Clark with a single off Everett’s Ogui Diaz to give Spokane the final margin, 9-4.

The Indians trail West division-leading Boise by 1 1/2 games.

SUNMONTUEWEDTHUFRISAT
JULY
11

EVT

2:05

12

EVT

7:05

13

VAN

6:30

14

VAN

6:30

15

VAN

6:30

16

VAN

6:30

17

VAN

6:30

18

BOI

6:15

19

BOI

6:15

20

BOI

6:15

21

YAK

6:30

22

YAK

6:30

23

YAK

6:30

24

T-C

6:30

25

T-C

6:30

26

T-C

6:30

2728

EUG

7:05

29

EUG

7:05

30

EUG

7:05

31

EUG

7:05

AUGUST
1

EUG

2:05

2

S-K

6:30

3

S-K

6:30

4

S-K

6:30

5

S-K

6:30

6

S-K

6:30

7

YAK

6:30


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