Tacoma Rainiers / PCL HEADLINES
For seven innings on Friday night, Tacoma Rainiers pitchers were in complete command in one of the Pacific Coast League's toughest places to pitch.
Asked to assess the Tacoma Rainiers season-opening eight-game homestand which included more rainouts (three) than victories (two) manager Roy Howell couldnt help but get a good chuckle.
Blake Beavan learned last year how easy it can be to speculate what the Seattle Mariners will do and lose focus on his upcoming start with the Tacoma Rainiers.
Tuesday evening rains washed out the Tacoma Rainiers’ scheduled home game against the El Paso Chihuahuas.
El Paso began the second inning at Cheney Stadium with a home run.
The rain finally held off, but the Tacoma Rainiers’ pitching staff could not do the same to the Albuquerque Isotopes.
Javier Baez tantalized Chicago Cubs fans by blasting five home runs in major league spring training games in March. The 21-year-old shortstop headlines this year’s crop of top prospects who were assigned to Pacific Coast League teams to start the season.
Opening day of Tacoma Rainiers baseball came one day later than scheduled. But it came all the same Friday, with the return of Rhubarb the reindeer, fireworks and the whole Cheney Stadium experience.
Jesus Montero’s star-crossed world was denied a happy moment Thursday night. He was supposed to be introduced at Cheney Stadium as the Tacoma Rainiers’ cleanup hitter, and fans would have clapped their hands because that’s how baseball fans act on opening night.
Dark clouds not blue skies welcomed the new and returning members of the Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday.
As recently as last spring, it was intriguing to envision a pair of former first-round draft picks forming the Seattle Mariners double-play combination for, oh, the next decade or so.
It was a three-hour drive down winding U.S. Route 101 for Roy Howells family. They were coming from his hometown of Lompoc, Calif., and heading to Anaheim where Howell would make his big league debut Sept. 9, 1974.
A position-by-position breakdown of the Tacoma Rainiers opening day 2014 roster.
Thursday is opening day for the Tacoma Rainiers, who kick off the season with a four-game set against the Simpsons-inspired Albuquerque Isotopes. The News Tribune recently chatted with team President Aaron Artman about the upcoming season and what fans can expect when they visit Cheney Stadium this year.
The Mariners dipped into their farm system Wednesday to find a new manager for Triple-A Tacoma by promoting Roy Howell to fill the vacancy created when Rich Donnelly joined the big-league staff.
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