Tacoma gets past Memphis; Everett hands Spokane 5-1 loss
Luis Jimenez hit two home runs and drove in four runs as the Tacoma Rainiers topped the Memphis Redbirds 6-4 in a Pacific Coast League game...
MEMPHIS — Luis Jimenez hit two home runs and drove in four runs as the Tacoma Rainiers topped the Memphis Redbirds 6-4 in a Pacific Coast League game Monday.
The designated hitter first went deep in the second inning, hitting a one-out, two-run shot to center field that scored Alex Liddi and gave the Rainiers an early 2-0 lead. With the score tied at 3-3, Jimenez homered in the sixth, scoring Liddi for a 5-3 lead.
Jimenez led the Rainiers, going 3 for 4. Justin Smoak had two hits, including a tying RBI single with two outs in the fifth.
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Rusty Shellhorn pitched six scoreless innings, and the AquaSox scored four runs in the fourth inning to pull past the Indians in a Northwest League game.
Shellhorn allowed five hits with seven strikeouts. Taylor Ard and Michael Faulkner each drove in two runs.