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TACOMA — Matt Palmer and Chance Ruffin combined on a five-hitter and Jesus Montero hit his eighth home run of the season, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to an 11-0 victory over the Reno Aces in a Pacific Coast League baseball game Monday night.

The Rainiers had 15 hits, and they scored six times in the sixth inning to take a 9-0 lead, with one of the runs in the sixth coming on Montero’s sole home run.

Palmes pitched the first five innings for Tacoma, allowing three hits and two walks and striking out five. Ruffin allowed two hits and no walks and struck out three.

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