The Vancouver Canadians fell 4-1 to the Everett AquaSox at Funko Field Friday.

The C’s were behind the eight-ball early when Trenton Wallace lost Jonatan Clase on a 3-2 pitch and the AquaSox leadoff man stole second, went to third on a walk and tagged up to score on a Harry Ford sacrifice fly to right field in foul territory.

Vancouver had two runners in scoring position in the second when Josh Kasevich singled to center and Riley Tirotta doubled to the middle part of the field with one out but Everett starter Reid Morgan struck out Devonte Brown and Karl Ellison swinging to end the inning.

The AquaSox got a leadoff double from Ben Ramirez to start the second inning. He would get to third base on a wild pitch but be thrown out trying to score on a 6-2-5 fielder’s choice by Blake Rambusch. Though Rambusch stole second, Wallace struck out James Parker to keep Everett at bay.

The Frogs would triple their lead in the third when Erik Stock doubled to right and trotted home on a Ford home run to center field with one out off Wallace.

A Ramirez throwing error at third began Vancouver’s top of the fifth allowing Tirotta to reach first. He swiped second with one out and made it to third on an Ellison single to left. An Estiven Machado ground ball got Tirotta home but Dasan Brown tapped back to the mound to leave Elision in scoring position.

The AquaSox matched that run in the half of the fifth inning. Stock tripled to right with one out and Clase followed with an RBI single to right.

Alan Roden worked a one-out walk in the top of the sixth off Morgan in the sixth but Alex De Jesus went down swinging and Kasevich flew out to left. Sam Ryan worked a perfect sixth in relief of Wallace with a strikeout of Tyler Locklear.

Logan Rinehart struck out Devonte Brown and Ellison to finish off a spotless seventh in relief of Morgan. Devereaux Harrison also put up a zero in the bottom of the seventh for Vancouver, overcoming a Tirotta error at first after dropping a throw from Machado at second on a ground ball by Rambusch. After Parker struck out, an errant pickoff throw by Harrison allowed Rambusch to get into scoring position but Stock lined out to center for the third out.

Peyton Alford struck out Machado to begin a 1-2-3 top of the eighth for Everett and Connor Cooke responded in the bottom half by striking out Clase looking and Alberto Rodriguez swinging to begin and end a perfect frame.

Ty Adcock struck out Roden and De Jesus swinging in the top of the ninth before getting Kasevich to ground out to third.


C's Notes

The Vancouver Canadians had a pair of roster moves to announce. First baseman Rainer Nuñez has been placed on the Temporarily Inactive List while catcher/first baseman Lyle Lin has been added. The 25-year-old native of Taipei, Taiwan was signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays on April 10. Lin played 37 of 42 games with the Hillsboro Hops last season with brief stints at Double-A Amarillo and Triple-A Reno in the Arizona Diamondbacks system. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound right-handed hitter also spent his first professional season in Hillsboro in 2019 after being drafted out of Arizona State University in the 14th round that year. He was a teammate of 2018 C’s pitcher Fitz Stadler in 2017 and 2018. Lin will be wearing number 36 for the C’s. That number was originally assigned to utilityman Glenn Santiago who has been reassigned to Dunedin.

Outfielder Garrett Spain made his season debut in right field, wearing number 35. He wore number 28 for the C’s last season.

The C’s and AquaSox square off again Saturday for a 4:05 p.m. start. Dahian Santos takes to the slope for Vancouver. The game is on and MiLB.TV with Tyler Zickel.



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