Ben Gamel, Mike Zunino and Erasmo Ramirez all took part in a simulated game with Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday at Cheney Stadium for the Rainiers. Each appear to be close to recovering from injuries and re-joining the Mariners.
Dan Vogelbach, Mike Marjama each hit two-run homers, which allowed starter Sam Gaviglio to pitch just 3 2/3 innings. “We’re going to try to shorten everybody up,” Rainiers manager Pat Litstach said. “Keep them fresh — for the big league team.
The Tacoma Rainiers showed signs of fatigue Tuesday, committing three errors in a 6-3, 10-inning loss to the Nashville Sounds at Cheney Stadium. The defeat came on the heals of a five-hour contest the night before that lasted 12 innings and ended after midnight.
Olympia attorney and Tacoma native Bret Woody shows off some of his growing collection of Tacoma Rainiers gear. He’s particularly fond of the hat featuring the solitary R. “It’s just a way to represent my city. I love Tacoma,” Woody said of his co