Alex Liddi hits three-run homer to lift Tacoma past Las Vegas, 7-5
Alex Liddi's three-run home run in the fifth inning provided the margin as the Tacoma Rainiers held off Las Vegas for a 7-5 Pacific Coast...
LAS VEGAS — Alex Liddi's three-run home run in the fifth inning provided the margin as the Tacoma Rainiers held off Las Vegas for a 7-5 Pacific Coast League victory Monday night.
The Rainiers took a 7-0 lead thanks to Liddi's shot to left-center field, but the 51s responded with five runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Anthony Gose hit a two-run single and Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer to right.
Andrew Carraway had allowed just two hits into the fifth, but ended up allowing five runs on four hits in 4-1/3 innings. Brian Moran (3-3) pitched 2-1/3 perfect innings to earn the victory.
Darren Ford had two doubles and scored three runs and Luis Rodriguez was 4 for 5 with two doubles and two runs batted in for the Rainiers. Liddi also had an RBI double in the first.
From team reports