Passed ball allows Nick Franklin to score winning run for Tacoma Rainiers
Franklin has two hits in Rainiers’ 4-3 victory at Reno
Seattle Times news services
RENO, Nev. — A passed ball in the top of the ninth inning allowed Nick Franklin to score the winning run as the Tacoma Rainiers edged Reno 4-3 in Pacific Coast League baseball Wednesday night.
Franklin, now batting .369 after two hits, opened the ninth with a single.
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