MERCHANT HEADLINES

MERCHANTS FALL IN EXTRA INNINGS

June 14, 2021 – Everett, WA: The Northwest Honkers spoiled the Merchants 2021 home opener with a 7-5 extra inning win on Monday night. Everett starter Jared Maxfield was solid again in his second start of the season allowing only one earned run in 5.0 innings. Jordan Justice led the offense going 3-5 with a pair of doubles while Jordon Mellow had a pair of hits. Austin Ohland hit his first home run of the season in the 6th inning.

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MERCHANTS SWEEP STUDS IN DH

June 12, 2021 – Tacoma, WA: The Merchants finished off a strong week on Saturday sweeping the Seattle-Cheney Studs 9-5 and 7-5.  Everett is now 5-1 on the season and a perfect 4-0 in league play.

In the first game, Kenji Miller (Everett CC) picked up the win in his Merchant debut going 5.0 innings.  Bryce Lindberg (Bellevue College) had a strong overall game collecting a pair of hits and having an outfield assist.  Riley Quinton (Arizona Christian) also had a pair of hits while driving in three.  All 10 Merchant hitters had at least one hit and Jordan Justice (Everett CC) hit his first home run of the summer. 

In Game Two, the Merchants held on for a 7-5 victory.  Calvin Kirchoff (Bellevue College) got that start and went a strong 6.0 innings for the win.  Everett exploded for a six runs in the sixth inning and the Merchants turned the game over to Jake Suyla (Olympic College) who came in for the 3.0 inning save.  Jaxsen Sweum (Whitworth) had a pair of doubles while Max Nealon (Pacific University) and Cole Cramer (Linn-Benton) each had a pair of hits. 

Everett has three home games this coming week (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday) at Funko Field before heading up to Alaska for six games. As a reminder that fans are allowed at Funko Field and to please use the north entrance of the stadium.

Game One Box Score
Game Two Box Score


MERCHANTS MOVE TO 2-0 IN LEAGUE GAMES

June 9, 2021 – Bellevue, WA: When a team gets strong pitching and hot hitting, they are hard to beat. On Wednesday night, the Merchants came to play as the moved to 2-0 in league play with a 16-1 win over the Northwest Honkers at Bellevue College. The Merchants pounded out 12 hits and took advantage of six Honker errors. Eight different Everett hitters had at least one hit.

Jackson Sweum and Max Nealon continued their hot hitting. Sweum launched his third home run of the season and drove in six runs. In three games he now has 13 RBI’s. Nealon had three hits, and scored four times, to raise his batting average to .500 on the season.

Eumir Sepulveda got the start and went 3.0 innings and Cole Cramer picked up the win in his Merchant debut on the mound striking out 10 batters over 4.0 innings allowing just one hit.

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