Dario Pizzano went 3 for 5 and knocked in three runs in the win. Eight of Tacoma’s nine batters recorded at least one hit as the Rainiers put up four straight innings of two runs or more. Tacoma starter Joe Wieland allowed three hits and one run in seven innings of work.
Those in attendance at Cheney Stadium on Tuesday night witnessed its confines take the form of a ring, and its subjects — the Tacoma Rainiers and Oklahoma City Dodgers — trade blows like bona fide prize fighters.
Tacoma took down PCL American Northern Division-leading Oklahoma City 5-4 in 12 innings Monday on D.J. Peterson’s bases-loaded infield single, extending the Rainiers’ winning streak to a season-best seven games.
Signed in June, this is Jarrett Grube’s second stint with the Tacoma RainiersHe has a history with Rainiers pitching coach Lance PainterGrube pitched five innings, and got the victory in Tacoma’s 7-2 win over Colorado Springs