TACOMA, Wash. — Right-hander Tanner Anderson scattered four hits Wednesday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain as the Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-0 in Pacific Coast League play at Cheney Stadium.
Anderson (6-4) went the distance, allowing five walks and striking out one.
He was effective wriggling out of trouble, stranding eight runners and gettingTacoma (47-50) to hit into a pair of double plays.
Sheldon Neuse in the first inning and Jorge Mateo in the fourth delivered run-scoring doubles for the Aviators (56-41).
Mark Payton also drove in a run with an RBI single in the fourth.
Nick Martini and Neuse each had two hits for the Aviators.