Franklin Gutierrez helps Rainiers beat Tucson
The Mariners outfielder, on a rehab assignment with Tacoma, drove in three runs in a 5-3 Pacific Coast League victory.
TACOMA — Franklin Gutierrez drove in three runs as the Tacoma Rainiers beat Tucson 5-3 in a Pacific Coast League game before 3,414 at Cheney Stadium Wednesday night.
Gutierrez hit a run-scoring double, an RBI single and a sacrifice fly.
Leadoff batter Abraham Almonte went 3 for 4 with a double, triple and three runs, and Nate Tenbrink homered for the Rainiers (58-47).
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