Rainiers hold on to early lead to top Aces
Carlos Triunfel went 3 for 4 and scored twice as the Tacoma Rainiers got 11 hits and held on for a 7-6 win over the visiting Reno Aces in...
TACOMA — Carlos Triunfel went 3 for 4 and scored twice as the Tacoma Rainiers got 11 hits and held on for a 7-6 win over the visiting Reno Aces in a Pacific Coast League game Friday night.
Tacoma (18-10) starter James Paxton improved to 2-2 after allowing two hits and striking out nine in five innings in front of 5,801 at Cheney Stadium.
The Rainiers jumped on Reno (9-19) starter Chase Anderson early and built a 5-0 lead after a four-run second inning. Anderson (1-4) gave up 10 hits over 5-1/3 innings and allowed all seven runs, six of them earned.
Nate Tenbrink led off with a solo shot in the first inning and went 2 for 4 with three RBI.
The Aces got five runs in the seventh inning off relievers Tyler Burgoon and Logan Bawcom, but the Rainiers held on with closer Danny Farquhar earning the save.
From web reports.