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Marjama, Lawrence Lead Rainiers To 5-2 Victory Over Omaha

Tacoma improves to 27-11 when scoring four or more runs
Rainiers catcher Mike Marjama. (Jeff Halstead)
June 16, 2018

TACOMA, Wash. - Another outstanding start from Casey Lawrence and a four-RBI night from Mike Marjama lifted the Tacoma Rainiers (34-34) to a 5-2 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (30-36) Friday night at Cheney Stadium.Lawrence (5-2) continued his outstanding 2018 campaign by allowing just one earned run across 7.1

TACOMA, Wash. - Another outstanding start from Casey Lawrence and a four-RBI night from Mike Marjama lifted the Tacoma Rainiers (34-34) to a 5-2 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers (30-36) Friday night at Cheney Stadium.u1:p
Lawrence (5-2) continued his outstanding 2018 campaign by allowing just one earned run across 7.1 innings and striking out six Omaha batters. Lawrence has allowed just two runs across his last 22.1 innings pitched.u1:p

Marjama (2x4, R, 4 RBI, HR) and first baseman Daniel Vogelbach (1x2, R, 2 BB, 2B) led the way for Tacoma on offense.u1:p
Designated hitter Chris Herrmann's bases-loaded walk and an RBI-single from Marjama put the Rainiers out in front 2-0 during the bottom half of the first.u1:p
Omaha answered with an RBI-single in the third from Jorge Bonifacio and a sacrifice fly during the fourth from Humberto Arteaga to level the score at 2-2.u1:p
Marjama launched his fifth home run of the season - a three-run blast that flew well beyond the R Yard in left field - to give Tacoma a 5-2 lead in the bottom of the fifth.u1:p
Rainiers relievers Matt Tenuta (0.2 IP) and Tyler Higgins (1.0) combined to keep the Storm Chasers off the board through the final 1.2 innings Friday night and cement the victory.u1:p
The Rainiers and Storm Chasers return to Cheney Stadium Saturday night at 5:05 p.m. for the final game of the three-game series. Right hander Christian Bergman (4-4, 4.28) will get the start for Tacoma and righty Trevor Clifton (0-0, 4.50) will be on the mound for Omaha.u1:p
All tickets, group outings, and suites packages for the 2018 season are available for purchase in person at the Cheney Stadium Box Office, online at TacomaRainiers.com, or over the phone at (253) 752-7707. The most up-to-date news and notes about the Rainiers throughout the season can be found by following the Rainiers on Twitter (@RainiersLand) or liking the team on Facebook.u1:p