Mike Zunino homers twice in AquaSox victory
Mike Zunino hit two solo home runs and went 3 for 4, leading the Everett AquaSox to a 6-2 Northwest League win over Salem-Keizer.
KEIZER, Ore. — Mike Zunino hit two solo home runs and went 3 for 4, leading the Everett AquaSox to a 6-2 Northwest League win over Salem-Keizer on Tuesday night.
Zunino, a catcher from the University of Florida, is batting .467 (7 for 15) with three homers in four games for the Class A AquaSox.
Zunino, batting fifth in the DH role, homered the opposite way to right field in the second inning. He homered to left leading off the seventh, starting a three-run inning that put Everett ahead 4-2.
Blake Hauser (1-0), Mario De Jesus and Dominic Leone combined for 4-1/3 innings of no-hit relief for Everett. Leone walked three but survived the ninth without allowing a run.
The AquaSox (24-8) have the league's best record.
Rainiers lose in 13
TACOMA — Eric Sogard's leadoff home run in the top of the 13th inning gave Sacramento a 9-8 Pacific Coast League win over Tacoma.
Trayvon Robinson's three-run homer in the seventh put Tacoma ahead 8-7, but the River Cats tied it with a run in the eighth.
Robinson went 3 for 6 and Nick Franklin had a solo homer for the Rainiers (40-55).