■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Rainiers, Erasmo Ramirez (1-1); 51s, Matt Fox (1-2)
■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Tacoma, Wash., Erasmo Ramirez shut out the 51s (32-28) on five hits and one walk and struck out seven in seven innings. … The loss was the 51s’ second in their past 10 games. … Rich Poythress and Brad Miller drove in four runs apiece for Tacoma (38-25). … After the game, the Mets recalled 51s outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis and designated outfielder Rick Ankiel for assignment. The Mets also called up 51s right-handed reliever David Aardsma.
■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Carlos Torres, 5-3, 4.31 ERA) at Rainiers (RHP Brandon Maurer 0-0, 1.35), 1:30 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)