Rainiers Begin Seven-Game Road Trip in San Antonio

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By Tacoma Rainiers | June 12, 2019 1:39 PM

The Tacoma Rainiers (31-34) begin their road trip against San Antonio Missions (40-24), Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, on Wednesday for a three-game series before they head to Round Rock. First pitch is at 5:05 PM PDT as Mike Wright (0-1, 3.60) takes the mound for Tacoma in Nelson W. Wolff Municiple Stadium.

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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

Kelby Tomlinson went 2-for-3 with two doubles and Jon Niese threw six innings of scoreless baseball in the Rainiers victory over Nashville on Monday at Cheney Stadium, 3-1. Dan Altavilla (1-0) earned his first win by striking out two and gaving up no runs across 2/3 of the eighth inning. The Rainiers scored a pair of eighth inning runs to recapture the lead, the first of which scored Tim Lopes on a wild pitch and the other coming on a Jaycob Brugman run-scoring double.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Jaycob Brugman, .355
ON-BASE PCT: Brugman, .432
SLUGGING PCT: Brugman, .774
HOME RUNS: Jose Lobaton, 8
RBI: Kristopher Negron, 41
SB: Ian Miller, 17
WINS: Jonathon Niese, 3
ERA: Matt Carasiti, 2.73
STRIKEOUTS: Justus Sheffield, 46

Next Up

THU: @ San Antonio, 5:05 PM PDT
FRI: @ San Antonio, 5:05 PM PDT
SAT: @ Round Rock, 4:05 PM PDT
SUN: @ Round Rock, 4:05 PM PDT
MON: @ Round Rock, 5:05 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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