Fresno wraps up its four-game homestand against Reno with an early 11:05 a.m. start. RH Dan Straily (2-0, 5.14 ERA) heads to the mound against Aces RH A.J. Schugel (0-2, 17.55). After that, Fresno will take its first day off of the season on Wednesday before heading to Tacoma for a four-game series.
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The PCL Pacific North-leading Grizzlies tagged Reno starter Blake Beaven for all of their runs en route to a 4-2 victory to clinch the four-game homestand in front of 3,663 fans. Fresno opened the scoring in the first, leading off the inning with three consecutive hits for a 1-0 lead. Fresno RH Jake Buchanan improved to 2-0 with a 3.15 ERA in three starts and four appearances.
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Preston Tucker went 3 for 4 on Monday with two RBIs and a solo home run in the fifth. It was the left fielder’s third homer in four games — and his first solo shot of the season. He is batting .338 and leads the PCL in homers (8) and RBIs (26).