Moore on the Mound as Tacoma Plays to Even Series against Las Vegas

Andrew Moore (Jeff Halstead)

By Tacoma Rainiers | August 23, 2019 5:09 PM

The Tacoma Rainiers (58-70) host the Las Vegas Aviators (77-52) on Friday as they look to even the four-game series at R House. Right-hander Andrew Moore (0-3, 8.42) will make his fourth career start against the Aviators for a 7:05 p.m. PDT start, followed by postgame Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Lexus.

It'll be Fast Track Friday, where $15 gets you a Reserved Seat Ticket in R Bar and your first cocktail free. It's also Fireworks Friday presented by Lexus, where every Friday home game the Rainiers will light up the sky with a spectacular fireworks show. Come on out to Cheney Stadium to catch a great game and the post game show!

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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

Jaycob Brugman went 2-for-4 and launched his team leading 20th home runs, but the Rainiers fell to the Aviators on Thursday in the series opener, 8-2. Jordan Pacheco collected a two-out RBI double in the fourth, which would turn out to be the Rainiers final run of the game. Tacoma's bullpen combined for four innings of one-hit baseball that started with Major League rehabber Austin Adams. The right-hander tossed a scoreless sixth before sidewinder Aaron Northcraft spun two perfect frames, collected four strikeouts. Brian Ellington pitched a scoreless ninth with a pair of strikeouts.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Joseph Odom, .448
ON-BASE PCT: Odom, .543
SLUGGING PCT: Odom, .759
HOME RUNS: Jaycob Brugman, 20
RBI: Brugman, 52
SB: John Andreoli, 7
WINS: Anthony Misiewicz, 7
ERA: Aaron Northcraft, 1.86
STRIKEOUTS: Misiewicz, 74

Next Up

SAT: vs. Las Vegas, 7:05 PM PDT | Silver Bullet Saturday
SUN: vs. Las Vegas, 1:35 PM PDT | Final Home Game | Smile Sundays at the Family Fun Zone
MON: @ Fresno, 7:05 PM PDT
TUE: @ Fresno, 7:05 PM PDT
WED: @ Fresno, 7:05 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.

We R Tacoma

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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