TACOMA — Stefen Romero delivered a sacrifice fly to drive in the winning run as the Tacoma Rainiers scored twice in the bottom of the 14th inning to beat Iowa 5-4 Sunday night.
The visiting Cubs (68-69) took a 4-3 lead in the top of the 14th. A walk, a single by Ketel Marte and two more walks enabled the Rainiers (71-65) to tie the game. Then Romero hit the sacrifice fly to center field to win the game.
Justin Smoak had four hits for Tacoma to raise his average to .321. Corey Hart hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning.
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