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Aug.
7th

Smoak, Rainiers struggle. Tuesday’s game thread

The Tacoma Rainiers were shutout by the New Orleans Zephyrs 2-0 on Tuesday for their second straight loss. They had plenty of opportunities to push runs across the plate, but capitalized on none of them.

Justin Smoak had an especially rough night as he was thrown out at third on a play that would have scored Guillermo Quiroz and later robbed of what might have been his first home run with the Rainiers since his demotion from Seattle on July 24.

He is batting .224 in 15 games with the Rainiers with a .323 slugging percentage — where most people

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