All good things have to end.
Dariel Gomez scored a solo home run in the second inning and the Everett AquaSox beat the Spokane Indians 8-1 in the second of a six-game High A series on Wednesday.
[BOX SCORE courtesy MILB.com]
The defeat resulted in a winning streak of 10 games for the Indians (52-45). First-placed Everett (57-40) is one game ahead of Eugene (57-42) and five games ahead of third-placed Spokane.
The AquaSox blew the game in a third inning with six runs. Gomez added an RBI single and Justin Lavey hit a two-run double, all against Native American starter Mitch Kilkenny.
Kilkenny (6-1) allowed seven runs with six hits and three walks with four strikeouts over 2 1/3 innings.
Five Everett pitchers restricted the Indians to five hits and no walks.
The series continues on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.
Around the league
Tricity 3, Eugene 1: Kevin Maitan scored a home run with two runs and the Dust Devils (39-59) beat the Emeralds (57-42). Four aides went the final 6 1/3 scoreless innings for Tri-City.
Hillsboro 11, Vancouver 4: Ronny Simon went 4 for 5 with a solo homer and ran in three and the hops (44-53) outpaced the visiting Canadians (44-54). Toronto Blue Jay’s top prospect Orelvis Martinez made his fifth home run in 19 High-A games for Vancouver.