Julio Mateo got the final five outs for his 12th save as the Tacoma Rainiers held on to beat Oklahoma 6-5 in a Pacific Coast League game...
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Julio Mateo got the final five outs for his 12th save as the Tacoma Rainiers held on to beat Oklahoma 6-5 in a Pacific Coast League game Monday.
Gookie Dawkins’ two-out, two-run double drove in Bryan LaHair and Rob Johnson, who had singled, to cap a three-run sixth inning that put the Rainiers ahead 6-1. Guillermo Quiroz hit a three-run homer to help Oklahoma rally.
Dawkins finished with three runs batted in, and Jeremy Reed singled, doubled and drove in a run for Tacoma.
Left-hander Ryan Feierabend (3-3) earned the victory, allowing five hits and two earned runs while striking out four in seven innings.
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Mateo allowed one hit in his 1-2/3 scoreless innings, lowering his earned-run average to 0.79 for Tacoma (48-62). He has not allowed a run in nine relief appearances in July, striking out 14 and allowing nine hits in 14-1/3 innings.
From team reports.
RAINIERS 6, REDHAWKS 5
2B — Reed (25), Dawkins (12). RBI — Morse (28), Dawkins 3 (32), Reed (48), Johnson, R (28). 2-out RBI — Reed. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out — LaHair; Jones; Reed. SF — Morse. SB — Dawkins (11). E: Feierabend 2 (4). Pickoffs: Feierabend (Mahar at 1st base).
2B — Gold (17), Diaz (11). 3B — Guzman (4). HR — Quiroz (5). RBI — Botts (78), Quiroz 3 (30), Mahar (25). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out — Diaz; Gold; Hulett, T; Quiroz. S: Fox. SF — Botts. CS: Mahar (1). PO: Mahar (1st base by Feierabend).
|Tacoma||120 003 000||-||6||9||2|
|Oklahoma||100 000 310||-||5||7||0|
|Frabend (W, 3-3)||7.0||5||4||2||3||4||4.26|
|Thomas, B (H, 2)||0.1||1||1||1||1||0||5.33|
|Mateo (S, 12)||1.2||1||0||0||0||1||0.79|
|Baker (L, 1-3)||5.1||9||6||6||1||4||6.98|
HBP — Matranga (by Thomas, B). Umpires — HP: Todd Tichenor. 1B: Chris Tiller. 3B — Jeff Macias. Weather: 89 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind: 3 mph, In from RF. T — 2:38. A — 6,633.