Tacoma Beats Omaha 7-5 on Walk-off Homer
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- A walk-off three-run homer by Mike Baxter delivered a 7-5 win for the Tacoma Rainiers over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday.
Earlier in the inning, Chris Taylor singled, scoring Luis Sardinas to cut the Omaha lead to 5-4.
The Rainiers cut the deficit to 5-3 when Tyler Smith hit an RBI single, driving in Ed Lucas in the sixth.
Jonathan Aro (1-1) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while John Lannan (3-3) took the loss for Omaha.
Hunter Dozier doubled and singled twice, scoring a run and also driving one home for the Storm Chasers. Whit Merrifield homered and singled, knocking in two runs.