Rainiers Toss Another Shutout

The sun is shining – let’s play some daytime baseball!


Yesterday: Three Tacoma pitchers combined to pitch a five-hit shutout in the Rainiers 2-0 win over Albuquerque on Saturday evening. Ryan Weber went the first five innings, Dillon Overton covered the next three, and Jean Machi finished it up.

Today: Albuquerque (6-4) at Tacoma (5-4), 1:35.

Opponent Affiliation: Colorado Rockies.

Season Series: Tacoma leads, 1-0.

Starting Pitchers: RHP Jeff Hoffman (0-0, 4.50) at RHP Chase De Jong (1-0, 1.69).

Hot Rainiers: Dan Vogelbach has reached base via hit or walk in eight straight games, Ben Gamel in seven games, and D.J. Peterson has a six-game on-base streak… reliever Nick Hagadone has retired all seven batters he has faced, striking out six of them.

Look Out For: Outfielder Noel Cuevas is off to a fast start, having already notched three 3-hit games. Catcher Ryan Hanigan has a five-game hitting streak.

Ex-Rainiers and Locals: The Isotopes don’t have any ex-Rainiers, but they are carrying former Mariners outfielder Chris Denorfia.

Broadcast: The pregame show starts at 1:20 on South Sound Sports 850 AM. Pacific Northwest broadcast legend Bob Robertson will join me in the booth today. 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.


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