Baseball: Tacoma outslugs Salt Lake Bees

First Published      Last Updated Jun 20 2017 10:43 pm

The Salt Lake Bees allowed three unearned runs in the fourth inning in a 7-6 loss to the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday night in the Pacific Coast League.

The Bees tied the game at 4 in the top of the third inning on RBI singles by Kaleb Cowart and Ramon Flores, plus a sacrifice fly by Dustin Ackley. Tacoma's fourth-inning rally started with the Rainiers' Jean Segura led off by reaching on a throwing error by Bees shortstop Rey Navarro. Segura was at second with two outs when Tacoma strung together four consecutive singles to score three runs.

Rey Navarro homered in the sixth inning to draw the Bees within 7-5, then Navarrao had a RBI groundout in the eighth inning.

Bees starter Daniel Wright (2-3) took the loss, as he went 3 2/3 innings and allowed seven runs, four earned, on 11 hits with four strikeouts and three walks. Navarro finished with two hits and two RBIs.