Paxton’s sharp start not enough for Rainiers
James Paxton allowed one run and four hits in eight innings of Tacoma’s 1-0 loss to Reno.
RENO, Nev. — Reno’s Zeke Spruill pitched eight innings and outdueled Tacoma’s James Paxton in a 1-0 Pacific Coast League win Saturday night.
Tuffy Gosewisch’s sacrifice fly in the second inning was the difference. Paxton (7-8) allowed four hits and no walks in eight innings for the Rainiers (60-48).
Hops 9, AquaSox 0
HILLSBORO, Ore. — Ben Eckels tossed seven shutout innings as Hillsboro beat Everett (25-18) in the Northwest League.