Rainiers Need Win Today For Series Split

Early game, jump right into it…

RAINIERS ROUND-UP

Yesterday: We had a rare pitcher’s duel in Salt Lake City with the Bees winning in the bottom of the ninth, 2-1. C.J. Cron doubled home Dustin Ackley with the game-winning run. Tacoma had excellent pitching from Dillon Overton and Nick Hagadone, but couldn’t get the offense going other than an Andrew Aplin solo homer.

Roster Moves: Today the Rainiers are activating reliever Jonathan Aro from the suspended list. He has not pitched yet in 2017, but should provide a nice boost to the bullpen.

Today: Tacoma (30-20) at Salt Lake (28-24), 11:05 AM (Pacific).

Opponent Affiliation: Los Angeles Angels.

Season Series: Salt Lake leads, 2-1.

Starting Pitchers: RHP Andrew Moore (1-0, 4.01) at RHP Daniel Wright (2-1, 9.35).

Salt Lake was supposed to start Mariners reliever Evan Scribner‘s younger brother Troy, but the Bees changed it to Wright early this morning.

Hot Rainiers: Leonys Martin has reached base safely in 16 straight games… Dan Vogelbach has reached base in ten straight games…  Zach Shank is 11-for-28 over his last seven games, and is batting .290 in May… Danny Muno has gone 8-for-16 during a four-game hitting streak.

Look Out For: Catcher Carlos Perez has gone back-and-forth between the majors and minors this year, but when he’s with Salt Lake he has been a monster. He has 19 hits during an 11-game hitting streak, and has hit safely in 17 of his 18 PCL games… C.J. Cron hit a grand slam against the New York Mets last Sunday and then was optioned to Salt Lake to “work on his swing”… Dustin Ackley has a six-game hitting streak, and is 6-for-13 in this series against his former team.

Local Guys and Ex-Rainiers: Former Mariners and Rainiers infielder/outfielder Dustin Ackley is with Salt Lake, and so is ex-Rainiers outfielder Ramon Flores… Bees pitcher Troy Scribner is the younger brother of Mariners reliever Evan.

Broadcast: The pregame show starts at 10:50 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.

Triple-A All-Star Game: We’re hosting it at Cheney Stadium on July 12, and fan balloting is live now – go here and vote for who you want to see.

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