Morris & Horwitz Extend Hit Streaks to 20

Thursday, September 02 2021 @ 02:32 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

Vancouver was the only affiliate in action but lost by a run. Buffalo, New Hampshire, Dunedin and the Florida Complex League Blue Jays were rained out.

Everett 9 Vancouver 8

The Cís fought back from a 4-0 deficit and led 8-7 at one point before losing to the Mariners affiliate. Rafael Lantigua, Spencer Horwitz and Orelvis Martinez all homered in the third inning. Lantigua had two hits and stole two bases. Horwitz had a double and single to push his hit streak to 20 games and also walked twice. Tanner Morris was 3-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and extended his hitting and on-base streaks to 20 and 29 games respectively. Philip Clarke had two doubles and Sebastian Espino and Zac Cook had two hits apiece, including a double..

Alejandro Melean allowed five runs in four innings in his Canadians debut on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Willy Gaston surrendered two runs in 1-2/3 innings and Gabriel Ponce gave up two more in 1-1/3 innings to take the loss. Thomas Ruwe worked a shutout eighth.

*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Rafael Lantigua, Vancouver

2. Spencer Horwitz, Vancouver

1. Tanner Morris, Vancouver