Gordon in Lineup for Sunday Day Game versus Nashville

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By Tacoma Rainiers | June 9, 2019 1:08 PM

Second baseman Dee Gordon is playing his third consecutive rehab game with the Tacoma Rainiers (30-33), as the club plays for their first win of the series against the Nashville Sounds (24-38) on Sunday at 1:35 PM PDT. Left-hander Anthony Misiewicz (2-2, 5.55) will start for Tacoma at Cheney Stadium.

It's Bring the Herd presented by Chick-Fil-A, where for the ridiculously low price of just $44 you will receive 4 Reserved Seat Tickets, 4 Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich meals, 4 Group Express meals at the stadium and 4 exclusive hats. It's also Smile Sundays at the Family Fun Zone, where in the Mary Bridge Children's Family Pavilion you can enjoy face painting, balloon animals, the Les Schwab speed pitch trailer and 1,000 Words photo booth brought to you by Smile Generation.

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Tacoma is celebrating its 25th season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners and its 60th season in the Pacific Coast League.

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Last Game

Tyler Cloyd threw six frames of one-run baseball for the Rainiers on Saturday, but Tacoma fell short to Nashville, 4-2. Austin Nola hit an RBI single and Tim Lopes went 2-for-5 with a run. Right-hander Matt Carasiti made his Rainiers debut, surrendering two runs and collecting two strikeouts across 1 2/3 innings.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Jaycob Brugman, .391
ON-BASE PCT: Brugman, .483
SLUGGING PCT: Brugman, .870
HOME RUNS: Jose Lobaton, 8
RBI: Kristopher Negron, 41
SB: Ian Miller, 16
WINS: Jonathon Niese, 3
ERA: Matt Carasiti, 2.83
STRIKEOUTS: Justus Sheffield, 46

Next Up

MON: vs. Nashville, 11:35 AM PDT | BECU Monday Mondays
WED: @ San Antonio, 5:05 PM PDT
THU: @ San Antonio, 5:05 PM PDT
FRI: @ San Antonio, 5:05 PM PDT
SAT: @ Round Rock, 4:05 PM PDT

About Cheney Stadium

Since 1960, Cheney Stadium has stood proudly as an anchoring crown jewel in the heart of Central Tacoma. In 2010, the stadium fondly regarded as "R House" underwent a massive transformation to compete as a state-of-the-art entertainment venue in the modern era of professional sports. Once merely the grounds for the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers baseball team, Cheney Stadium is now also home to a pair of professional soccer clubs: Reign FC of the National Women's Soccer League and Tacoma Defiance, the highest-level USL squad for Seattle Sounders FC.

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The Tacoma Rainiers are the Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. Season and single-match tickets for the 2019 season at Cheney Stadium, including hospitality and group ticket options, are now available at tacomarainiers.com/tickets or by contacting the We R Tacoma front office at (253) 752-7707. We R Tacoma is the overseeing body of the Tacoma Rainiers, Reign FC of the NWSL and Tacoma Defiance, USL Championship affiliate of Seattle Sounders FC.


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