Rainiers Look for Victory against New Orleans on Sunday

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By Tacoma Rainiers | August 11, 2019 1:39 AM

The Tacoma Rainiers (52-66) continue the four-game series against New Orleans Baby Cakes (63-53) on Sunday for an 11:00 a.m. PDT Matinee. The Rainiers will roll out Southpaw Sean Nolin (3-2, 5.65) to the mound to face New Orleans right-hander Rober Dugger (2-3, 9.34).

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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

John Andreoli was a triple shy of the cycle on Saturday, but the Rainiers fell to the Baby Cakes in the series opener, 5-3. Andreoli went 3-for-5 with a double and a solo blast in the top of the first. Outfielder Aaron Knapp made his Triple-A debut with Tacoma and lifted an RBI single that scored Kelby Tomlinson. Eric Filia scored the Rainiers final run of the game when he doubled home Andreoli in the top of the fifth. Southpaw Anthony Misiewicz made the start for the Rainiers, coming off his stronges outing of the season on August 5, but surrendered five runs across 4 2/3 innings.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Jordan Pacheco, .289
ON-BASE PCT: John Andreoli, .434
SLUGGING PCT: Ryan Court, .581
HOME RUNS: Jaycob Brugman, 15
RBI: Court, 37
SB: Andreoli, 6
WINS: Anthony Misiewicz, 6
ERA: Aaron Northcraft, 2.16
STRIKEOUTS: Misiewicz, 68

Next Up

MON: @ New Orleans, 4:30 PM PDT
TUE: @ New Orleans, 4:30 PM PDT
THU: vs. Fresno, 7:05 PM PDT | Copa de la Diversión | Thirsty Thursday
FRI: vs. Fresno, 7:05 PM PDT | Fast Track Friday | Fireworks Friday
SAT: vs. Fresno, 7:05 PM PDT | Silver Bullet Saturday | Little Caesar's Family Meal Deal night

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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