The Tacoma Rainiers game at Cheney Stadium against the Nashville Sounds on Saturday night was postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday.
The opener is scheduled to start at 1:35 p.m. and the nightcap — the final home game of the season — is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at Cheney Stadium.
Right-hander Adrian Sampson (2-3, 6.91 ERA), who was scheduled to pitch tonight for the Rainiers, will start the first game with righty Chien-Ming Wang (3-4, 5.50 ERA) starting the second game.
The Sounds have not made an announcement as to who their starting pitchers will be for either game.
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People who have purchased tickets for Saturday night’s game will be able to use them for Sunday’s game at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the 1:35 p.m. game will be available prior to first pitch and online.
In order to attend both games, fans who have purchased tickets to the opener must have a separate ticket for the nightcap.
Parking will be available for the second game at 4:30 p.m. with entry into Cheney Stadium allowed at 5 p.m.
On Friday night, Tacoma defeated Nashville, 8-3, powered by back-to-back home runs by Patrick Kivlehan and Jabari Blash in a five-run third inning for the Rainiers.
The Rainiers have scored 47 runs (7.8 runs per game), blasted 15 home runs and are hitting a team average of .335 during the six-game homestand. … The Rainiers bullpen has surrendered one earned run in 24 innings over the past five games. … Blash has hit 17 homers since July 16, the most for any minor league player during that span.