Corey Patterson played his first game with the Rainiers last night and made his presence felt immediately. Basically, Patterson's signing is one for minor league depth. Also, it helps to have someone in Tacoma, in case the Mariners do have to designate Endy Chavez for assignment and lose him, if and when Franklin Gutierrez does return.
Class A High Desert's ninth inning rally came up just short and the Mavs lost 8-7 to Lancaster.
Some of the LumberKings players were asked to take part in an ad campaign for Wahl Clippers.