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Rainiers Season Ends with 5-4 Loss to Chihuahuas

September 10, 2016 - TACOMA, Wash. - The Tacoma Rainiers season ended on Saturday night with a 5-4 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas in game four of the Pacific Conference Championship Series at Cheney Stadium. The loss eliminated Tacoma, the 2016 Pacific Northern Division Champions, from the postseason, while the Chihuahuas advance to the PCL Championship Series. Catcher Rob Brantly led the way for the Rainiers on offense, finishing the night 3-for-4 with one RBI. Designated hitter Stefen Romero (2x4) chipped in with a multi-hit performance ... Full Story

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Rainiers Shut Out by Chihuahuas, 7-0

September 10, 2016 - TACOMA, Wash. - The Tacoma Rainiers fell behind 2-1 in the Pacific Conference Championship Series after a 7-0 shutout loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas on Friday night at Cheney Stadium. Tacoma managed just three hits on the night, coming from shortstop Tyler Smith (double), left fielder James Ramsey (double), and third baseman Zach Shank (single). Manuel Margot led off the contest with a walk and came around to score three batters later on an RBI double off the bat of Austin Hedges, giving the Chihuahuas an early 1-0 lea... Full Story

Rainiers Defeat Chihuahuas in Extras

September 8, 2016 - EL PASO, Texas. - The Tacoma Rainiers took a 1-0 series lead in the Pacific Conference Championship Series with a 6-5, extra-innings victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas on Wednesday night at Southwest University Park. Tacoma led the contest 5-3 entering the bottom of the ninth inning before an El Paso rally sent the game to extra innings. The two club's would play a pair scoreless extra frames before an RBI single from Zach Shank in the top of the 12th inning lifted the Rainiers to victory. Both shortstop Tyler Smith a... Full Story

Joe Wieland Selected as PCL Pitcher of the Week

September 6, 2016 - TACOMA, Wash. -- Tacoma Rainiers right-handed pitcher Joe Wieland has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for August 29 - September 5, the league office announced today. In a pair of starts over the course of the week, Wieland earned two wins while allowing just two earned runs over 10.2 innings of work. He struck out 17 while holding opposing batters to a .211 (8x38) batting average. Wieland, 26, earned his 13th win of the year with 5.0 shutout innings of work against the Fresno Grizzlies - he allo... Full Story

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Tacoma Rainiers Minor League Baseball

League: Pacific Coast League
Home: Tacoma, Washington
Class: AAA
Affiliation: Seattle Mariners
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