Tacoma Rainiers / PCL HEADLINES
Down by six runs after three innings, the Tacoma Rainiers knew they were still in the game. After all, they scored 25 runs the day before. Tacoma put the tying or go-ahead run in the batters box in the sixth, seventh, and ninth innings only to eventually fall to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 10-8.
The Tacoma Rainiers offensive uprising Wednesday stunned everybody even manager John Stearns.
Port Orchard native and former Rainiers infielder Willie Bloomquist had two hits and drove in four runs, leading the Reno Aces to an 8-5 win in the opening game of Tacomas eight-game road trip.
Its beginning to look like you can pencil Andrew Carraway in for a quality start every time he steps onto the mound. The Tacoma left-hander came up with another strong outing, matching a season-high in strikeouts, Jesus Sucre added a two-run double and the Rainiers notched their fifth consecutive victory with a 5-4 win in Pacific Coast League action over visiting Nashville at Cheney Stadium on Wednesday.
Adron Chambers perfectly placed bunt with two outs in the top of the ninth kicked started a four-run inning for the visiting Redbirds, helping Memphis to a 7-4 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday before a crowd of 6,136 at Cheney Stadium.
The Tacoma Rainiers rallied to tie it in the ninth inning Thursday night against the Memphis Redbirds, but still fell in the 10th, 6-5, in front of 4,127 at Cheney Stadium.
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