The Fresno Grizzlies (16-14) look for a win Monday to even the season series with the Tacoma Rainiers (13-18) at 4-4. First pitch is 12:05 p.m., with the Grizzlies sending RH Dan Straily (2-2, 4.44 ERA) to the mound against Rainiers RH Justin Germano (1-1, 1.50). The Grizzlies have won 2 of 3 in this current four-game series. The Grizzlies have homered in their past four games and rank second in the 16-team Pacific Coast League with 31.
• Sunday rewind: Grizzlies pitcher Jake Buchanan scattered six hits and a walk while allowing two runs in 7 2/3 innings en route to a 3-2 win against the Rainiers before a Sunday afternoon announced crowd of 4,280 at Chukchansi Park. Tyson Perez (Hanford High/Fresno City) pitched 1 1/3 innings for his second save. The Grizzlies scored their runs in the second, captializing with the help of two errors and Nolan Fontana’s two-run single.
• Stat of the day: Grizzlies outfielder Domingo “Sunday” Santana had a quiet day by his standards, going 1 for 4 with an RBI. In his previous two Sunday games, Santana launched four home runs and collected eight RBIs while going 5 for 8.