Quick reminder, Taijuan Walker is starting tonight at Cheney Stadium vs. the Tucson Padres. It's also Tasty Thursday at Cheney Stadium.
Last night at Cheney, Brandon Maurer had one of his better outings, keeping his emotions in control on the mound and pitching at a very high level in the Rainiers' 5-3 win. Maurer pitched 6 2/3 innings, giving up three runs on five hits, striking out eight. Franklin Gutierrez doubled in the win (above) and Nate Tenbrink homered (below).
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Double A Jackson picked up a 4-3 win over Chattanooga as starter Roenis Elias struck out 10 batters and James Jones had three hits, including a homer.
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Class A High Desert picked up a 6-1 win over Lake Elsinore, thanks to a five-run inning
Top draft pick DJ Petersen made his debut with Class A Clinton, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout
Class A Everett, playing its first game without Peterson, lost 3-1 to Tri-Cities.
Rookie League Pulaski rolled to a 7-6 win.