The Reno curse is over the for the Tacoma Rainiers. Thanks to a big night from Eric Thames, t he Rainiers won for the first time in the "biggest little city on earth" since 2011.
Thames was 2-for-4 with a mammoth two-run homer and four RBI. Franklin Gutierrez also hit a home run. Jesus Montero, who was making his second start at first base, went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple (that's not a typo).
Shortstop Brad Miller made his Triple A debut, going 0-for-3 with two walks.
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Double A Jackson got another home run from Leon Landry, but lost 3-1 to Montgomery
Generals' radio broadcaster Chris Harris had his Sunday column in the Jackson Sun. It talked about all the roster moves this week.
In his minor league notebook for the TNT, Mike Curto wrote about High Desert's Ji-Man Choi, who is putting together an outstanding season.