Elias Locks Down Aces As Rainiers Win, 3-1
RENO, Nevada - A strong start from left-hander Roenis Elías propelled the Tacoma Rainiers (14-17) to a 3-1 victory over the Reno Aces (13-19) on Monday afternoon at Greater Nevada Field.Elias (1-1) delivered a gem for the Rainiers, allowing just one unearned run on five hits over six innings of
RENO, Nevada - A strong start from left-hander
Elias (1-1) delivered a gem for the Rainiers, allowing just one unearned run on five hits over six innings of work. He struck out four and walked just one while earning the win.
The Rainiers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first courtesy of an RBI single from Herrmann. However, the Aces would go on to tie the game up at 1-1 with a run in the bottom of the second.
Vogelbach kick started a two-out rally for Tacoma in the top of the fifth to regain the lead. He laced a double to the wall in right and set up an RBI base knock from Perkins that pushed the Rainiers back out in front, 2-1.
Tacoma picked up an insurance run in the top of the ninth inning - center fielder
Tacoma's road trip now moves on to El Paso where the Rainiers will face off against the Chihuahuas for the first time this season. Tacoma left-hander
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