Tacoma Rainiers / PCL HEADLINES
Triple-A Tacoma first baseman Ji-Man Choi received a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball after testing positive for methandienone, a performance-enhancing substance.
There were glimpses of sharpness from Tacoma Rainiers starter Anthony Fernandez on Wednesday night, such as when he opened the game by striking out the side in just four minutes on 13 pitches.
Top Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Taijuan Walker was scratched from his scheduled rehab start with the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday at Cheney Stadium due to what he described as arm stiffness.
Fans at Cheney Stadium on Tuesday night didn’t get to see the top-prospect starting pitcher they had been expecting.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tacoma won its third straight close game in Albuquerque — an 8-6 Pacific Coast League decision on Monday night – and the Rainiers bullpen again gets credit for making it possible.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Nick Franklin is a switch hitter, but he sure hasn’t been doing much switch-hitting at the start of the Pacific Coast League season.
Gabriel Guerrero took his lumps early in the 2013 season.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Heading into the Rainiers’ season, it made sense to think that one of the team’s strongest areas was going to be the bullpen.
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.
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