An old friend beat up on the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night. Former outfielder Mike Wilson went 4-for-5 with five RBI in a 13-6 win. The Rainers are four games back of Salt Lake City in the Pacific Coast League Northern Division with 10 games to play. A playoff berth is a long shot. Tacoma starter Andrew Carraway struggled again, giving up 11 runs (nine earned) on 11 hits in 4 1/3 innings pitched.
The Tacoma Rainiers start Hector Noesi (3-2, 6-75 ERA) in the fourth of five games in this home series against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
With both Scott Savastano (torso strain) and Rich Poythress (left knee) going to the disabled list, the Rainiers post an even further depleted lineup. The most recognizable names in for tonight’s game are Carlos Peguero in right and Carlos Triunfel at shortstop.
But there is another you should get to know – Abraham Almonte.
Almonte started the season in Double-A Jackson, but since then has been one of the most stable players on the …