The Tacoma Rainiers haven't given up on their postseason hopes. On Monday night, they roughed up Tommy Hanson and picked up an 11-5 win to trim Bees lead in the PCL North Division. Ji-Man Choi, who was recently called up from Double A, hit his first home run (above).
Mike Zunino will join the Rainiers tonight on a rehab assignment. He's scheduled to catch five innings. Mike Curto has the dirt in his blog.
Double A Jackson got three solo homers from Steven Proscia in a 7-3 win. Video of his third home run is above.
Class A High Desert picked up a 3-1 win over Inland Empire and will open a big three-game series with playoff implications against Rancho Cucamonga.
Class A Clinton lost its fifth straight game, despite getting a complete game effort from David Holman, falling 6-5 to Beloit.
Class A Everett played 19 innings and swept a doubleheader against the Tri-City Dust Devils.