Nolin, Tacoma Playing for Series Win against Fresno

Sean Nolin (Jeff Halstead)

By Tacoma Rainiers | August 17, 2019 4:54 PM

The Tacoma Rainiers (55-68) will play for a series win on Saturday ahead of Sunday's four-game finale as they take on the Fresno Grizzlies (55-68) at 7:05 p.m. PDT. Coming off his sixth quality start of the season, Tacoma southpaw Sean Nolin (4-2, 5.15) will get the nod as he faces Fresno right-hander Wil Crowe (0-2, 5.25) at Cheney Stadium.

It's Silver Bullet Saturday presented by Coors Light, where only $20 gets you a ticket to the game, a 12 oz. Coors Light, admission to the R Bar, and a Coors Light/Rainiers branded t-shirt. Must be 21 or older. Please drink responsibly. It's also Little Caesars Family Meal Deal night presented by Little Caesars, when you and your family buy four tickets, you'll also get 4 Rainiers hats, 4 group express meals (hot dog, chips and water), 2 delicious hot and ready pizzas and 2 mouthwatering crazy breads. Also included is 2 youth admissions to either Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium or Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Finally, get free youth passes to the incredible Museum of Glass.

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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 capped a six-run seventh inning rally when he belted his team-leading 17th home run, helping the Rainiers take down Fresno for their second-straight victory on Friday, 8-1. Catcher Jordan Pacheco launched his first Tacoma home run with a solo blast to left-center field. Jake Fraley drove in two and John Andreoli went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI in the victory.

Southpaw Anthony Misiewicz went five innings of one-run ball, collecting six strikeouts and the Rainiers bullpen combined for four frames of scoreless baseball with six punchouts.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Joseph Odom, .333
ON-BASE PCT: Odom, .444
SLUGGING PCT: Odom, .733
HOME RUNS: Jaycob Brugman, 17
RBI: Brugman, 42
SB: John Andreoli, 7
WINS: Anthony Misiewicz, 7
ERA: Aaron Northcraft, 2.08
STRIKEOUTS: Misiewicz, 74

Next Up

SUN: vs. Fresno, 1:35 PM PDT | Bring the Herd | Smile Sundays at the Family Fun Zone
MON: vs. Salt Lake, 7:05 PM PDT | BECU Monday Mondays
TUE: vs. Salt Lake, 7:05 PM PDT | Get Tickets
WED: vs. Salt Lake, 7:05 PM PDT | NW Brew Wednesday
THU: vs. Las Vegas, 7:05 PM PDT | First Responders Night | Thirsty Thursday

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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