Tacoma Rainiers / PCL HEADLINES
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The last time the Tacoma Rainiers faced Sky Sox starting pitcher Chris Volstad, they scored 11 runs before knocking him out in the third inning. Tacoma won that game, 25-6.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – One big inning.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — You know things aren’t going well for the Tacoma Rainiers when Brian Sweeney is walking batters.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento River Cats starting pitcher Travis Banwart is becoming a Tacoma Rainiers killer.
The Tacoma Rainiers have benefitted from strong starting pitching this season, and there is more on the horizon.
Two different Sacramento outfielders lost track of two consecutive fly balls in the twilight sky, letting routine outs fall in for doubles. The plays resulted in two crucial runs as the Rainiers claimed a 6-4 victory at Raley Field in the opener of a four-game series Friday night.
Dollar Beer Night served as the perfect backdrop Thursday for a going-away party for 51s right-hander Zack Wheeler, the Mets top pitching prospect who is expected to make his major league debut for New York on Tuesday in Atlanta.
The diagnosis on Dustin Ackley is his problem at the plate isnt mechanical, its mental. The Seattle Mariners drafted Ackley No. 2 in 2009, right behind Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg, because hes a hitter evidenced by a record-setting career at the University of North Carolina.
Stefen Romero finished a triple shy of the cycle on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. That was about the only thing that didnt go the Tacoma Rainiers way in their 12-5 rout of the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field.
The late basketball coach Abe Lemons, whose sometimes irreverent perspective on college sports was formed by surviving combat duty during World War II, once was asked about putting undue pressure on a freshman starter.
LAS VEGAS — Like so many other visitors to Las Vegas, the Tacoma Rainiers suffered a bad beat Tuesday night at Cashman Field.
Ken Griffey Jr. attended Tacoma’s game against Las Vegas on Monday night at Cashman Field, but the Rainiers didn’t need any help from the former Mariners slugger.
Brandon Maurer recorded another solid outing, allowing only one earned run for the second time in two starts since his May 29 demotion to the Tacoma Rainiers from Seattle.
The first time Mike Zunino slipped on a Tacoma uniform he hit a home run.
Two Tacoma Rainiers starting pitchers expected to contribute in the major leagues this season — Erasmo Ramirez and Danny Hultzen — are on the mend.
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