Shed Long, Rainiers in Vegas for Start of Season's Final Series

Shed Long (Jeff Halstead)

By Tacoma Rainiers / Tacoma Rainiers | August 30, 2019 6:57 PM

The Tacoma Rainiers (59-76) will visit the Las Vegas Aviators (81-55) on Friday at 7:05 PM PDT for the start of the final series of the regular season. The Rainiers will send right-hander Darren McCaughan (0-6) to the mound to face Oakland A's top prospect Jesus Luzardo (1-1) and the Aviators.

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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 1-for-4 with a double and four RBIs, but the Rainiers lost to Fresno on Thursday, falling by the score of 13-5.

Rainiers Leaders

BATTING AVERAGE: Joseph Odom, .314
ON-BASE PCT: Eric Filia, .432
SLUGGING PCT: Jaycob Brugman, .601
HOME RUNS: Brugman, 22
RBI: Brugman, 61
SB: John Andreoli, 7
WINS: Anthony Misiewicz, 7
ERA: Aaron Northcraft, 1.69
STRIKEOUTS: Misiewicz, 79

Next Up

SAT: @ Las Vegas, 7:05 PM PDT
SUN: @ Las Vegas, 7:05 PM PDT
MON: @ Las Vegas, 12:05 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. For inquiries regarding season tickets and hospitality options for the 2020 season, please contact tickets@wertacoma.com. 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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