Throwin’ It Around the Horn in NWL
Zammarelli's double leads Everett to 9-5 win over Tri-City
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- Nick Zammarelli hit a three-run double in the fifth inning, leading the Everett AquaSox to a 9-5 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils on Monday.
The double by Zammarelli scored Kyle Lewis, Eric Filia, and Johmbeyker Morales to give the AquaSox a 7-4 lead.
The AquaSox later tacked on two runs in the eighth when Zammarelli hit a solo home run and Lewis hit an RBI double to secure the victory.
Lane Ratliff (2-1) got the win in relief while Dalton Erb (0-1) took the loss. Thomas Burrows pitched two scoreless innings for his first save of the season.
Boomer White doubled twice and singled twice, scoring two runs for the Dust Devils. Chris Baker homered and singled twice, scoring two runs.
Turner hits grand slam, leads Spokane over Vancouver
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Xavier Turner hit a grand slam in the sixth inning, leading the Spokane Indians to a 9-3 win over the Vancouver Canadians on Monday.
The grand slam by Turner scored Luis Terrero, Seth Spivey, and Preston Scott to give the Indians an 8-3 lead.
Spokane right-hander Jacob Shortslef (3-0) picked up the win after allowing two runs on four hits over five innings. Opposing starter Patrick Murphy (2-3) took the loss after giving up three runs and seven hits over four innings.
Lance Jones tripled and singled twice for the Canadians. Cavan Biggio singled twice, also stealing a base.
Yanez gets big strikeout, leads Salem-Keizer to 8-7 win over Boise
KEIZER, Ore. (AP) -- Cesar Yanez struck Tyler Follis out with the bases loaded to end the game, leading the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes to an 8-7 win over the Boise Hawks on Monday.
Boise grabbed a 4-2 lead in the second after Garrett Hampson and Daniel Suero hit RBI singles.
After Salem-Keizer added a run in the second on a single by Manuel Geraldo, the Volcanoes took the lead for good with five runs in the seventh inning. Ryan Howard scored on a wild pitch and Zack Bowers scored on a single and Geraldo hit an RBI single en route to the four-run lead.
The Hawks saw their comeback attempt come up short after Jacob Bosiokovic scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to cut the Salem-Keizer lead to 8-7.
Kendry Melo (3-1) picked up the win after he struck out four while allowing three runs and four hits over 2 1/3 innings. Mike Bunal (0-1) didn't record an out and allowed four runs in the Northwest League game.
For the Hawks, Hampson doubled and singled twice, scoring two runs.
Pieters' single leads Eugene to 6-4 win over Hillsboro
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Chris Pieters hit a run-scoring single in the third inning, leading the Eugene Emeralds to a 6-4 win over the Hillsboro Hops on Monday.
Mark Malave struck Luke Lowery out with a runner on first to end the game for his fourth save of the season.
Connor Myers scored on Pieters' single to give the Emeralds a 2-1 lead after he reached base on a walk.
After Eugene added four runs in the sixth, the Hops cut into the deficit with three runs in the eighth inning, including a forceout that scored Justin Chigbogu.
M.T. Minacci (2-0) got the win with three innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Hillsboro starter Anfernee Benitez (2-4) took the loss.