Tacoma returns home to open a nine-game homestand tonight at Cheney Stadium. The Reno Aces are in town for the first five games.
Yesterday: Tacoma fell flat on offense, mustering just two runs on eight hits in a 5-2 loss in Las Vegas. The Rainiers finished the road trip 4-4, going 3-1 in El Paso but 1-3 in Vegas.
Roster Moves: Infielder D.J. Peterson was placed on the disabled list with a sore Achilles.
Today: Reno (53-57) at Tacoma (53-58), 7:05.
Opponent Affiliation: Arizona Diamondbacks.
Season Series: Reno leads, 7-4.
Starting Pitchers: RHP Aaron Blair (3-1, 4.50) at RHP Forrest Snow (7-7, 3.61).
Hot Rainiers: Chris Taylor is 9-for-23 since returning to Tacoma, and he has a ten-game PCL hitting streak. Ramon Flores has gone 7-for-17 since being acquired. Carlos Rivero has a nine-game hitting streak.
Look Out For: Reno’s Brandon Drury went 0-for-5 yesterday, ending a 14-game hitting streak. Jamie Romak has hit four home runs and has 15 RBI in 11 games against Tacoma this season. Reno just split a four-game series at El Paso.
Broadcast: The pregame show starts at 6:50 (Pacific) on South Sound Sports 850 AM. The broadcast also streams online via the TuneIn app – just click here.
PCL Scoreboard: Follow all Pacific Coast League games in real-time with links to Gameday screens right here.
- I couldn’t find the Rainiers game story on The News Tribune’s website. This link takes you to their Rainiers page – maybe the story will show up later. Here’s a recap from the Vegas paper.
- The Mariners creamed the Rockies, 10-4, on the tenth anniversary of Felix Hernandez‘s debut.
- Bob Dutton’s Mariners Notebook indicates that Mayckol Guaipe may get a longer look in the bullpen this time around.
- In the PCL, Reno lost in the eleventh inning at El Paso last night. Reno radio guy Ryan Radtke is a big newspaper star in Sparks, Nevada.
- Fresno keeps on chugging along. The Grizzlies had a strong start from Brady Rodgers in a 4-1 win over Albuquerque.
- Sacramento downed Salt Lake, 6-3, even though PCL superstar Efren Navarro had four hits.
- Omaha lost in the 12th inning to Nashville, 8-6.
- Memphis earned a split of the four-game series at Round Rock with a 9-7 win.
- Marcel Ozuna and New Orleans ended Oklahoma City’s five-game winning streak.
- Iowa hung on for a 6-5 win at Colorado Springs. Javier Baez homered.