Mike Carp hits three homers in Tacoma's 18-6 rout
Mike Carp smacked three home runs, powering the Tacoma Rainiers to an 18-6 rout of New Orleans in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday afternoon.
NEW ORLEANS — Mike Carp smacked three home runs, powering the Tacoma Rainiers to an 18-6 rout of New Orleans in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday afternoon.
Carp hit a three-run shot off Zephyrs starter Dallas Trahern in the top of the first inning, then touched up Trahern again in the fourth with a two-run homer, igniting a five-run inning that helped put Tacoma comfortably ahead.
Carp led off the eighth inning with a drive off Frank Mata over the fence in right-center field.
Carp had a chance at a fourth home run in the ninth, hitting a line drive over the head of center fielder Josh Kroeger for a double.
Dustin Ackley also had four hits for Tacoma, which had its largest margin of victory in the 14-year history of the series.
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