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EJ Andrew hits a green single in the ninth to lead the Indians over the Aquasox 4-3

EJ Andrew hits a green single in the ninth to lead the Indians over the Aquasox 4-3

EJ Andrew hits a green single in the ninth to lead the Indians over the Aquasox 4-3

From staff reports

EVERETT – EJ Andrew Jr. got the Spokane Indians back on track with an RBI single in the ninth inning of a 4-3 win over the Everett Aquasox on Thursday at Funko Field.

Andrew Jr., batting eighth, brought home Bryan Betancourt, who had singled earlier in the inning. Betancourt advanced on a wild pitch and a single from Jesus Bugarin.

The Indians (4-2) won their first game against the Aquasox (4-2) in this series after starting the second half of the Northwest League season with three wins over Eugene.

Spokane’s Kyle Karros had the most productive night at the plate with two hits, two RBIs and a run scored. He hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to give the Indians a 2-1 lead that grew to 3-1 in the fifth.

Andrew Miller hit a home run for Everett in the bottom of the fifth and Jared Sundstrom hit a tying single later in the inning.

Indians starter Chase Dollander threw five innings, allowing three runs on seven hits, one walk and eight strikeouts.

Carson Skipper earned his fifth save, allowing one hit in the ninth inning.