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Rainiers Fined for ‘Epic’ Roof Stunt

This past June, the Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) brought reindeer mascot Rhubarb and local icon “Epic Sax Gorilla” up onto the roof of Cheney Stadium, where the club plays, for a routine crowd-pleasing stunt.  Read more here.  Watch performance here.

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Mobile Pitching Mound Makes Soccer Possible at Cheney Stadium

Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), will host the Seattle Sounders FC 2 (United Soccer League) for 17 games this season, starting Friday, March 16.  A mobile pitching mound makes hosting soccer possible.  Read more and watch video here.

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Sounders Partner with Rainiers to Bring USL to Tacoma

The Seattle Sounders FC (Major League Soccer) and Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have reached a preliminary deal on building a 5,000 seat soccer-specific stadium in Tacoma (WA) to host the Sounders 2 USL team.  The Rainiers would run the business side of the team, while the Sounders would handle soccer operations.  Read more here.

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Huskies and Cougars Get Rainier Love

Tacoma Rainiers R LogoThe Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will recognize the University of Washington Huskies and Washington State University Cougars this weekend with Paint the Park Purple Friday and Color Cheney Crimson on Saturday.  The celebrations will include the team donning college-themed jerseys.

Tacoma Rainiers UW and WSU Nights

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Cheney Stadium (Tacoma, WA)

Tacoma Rainiers R LogoGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com has posted a review of his recent ballpark visit to Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Rainiers Unveil New Logos, Unis

Tacoma Rainiers R LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Tacoma Rainiers today unveiled new logo marks and additions to the club’s official uniform set in preparation for the start of the upcoming 2015 season. Continue reading

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Sustainability Project to Begin at Cheney Stadium

Tacoma Rainiers LogoPhase II of the Cheney Stadium Sustainable Stormwater Project will begin as soon as the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers (Pacific Coast League) wrap up their season on Sept. 2.   Over the fall, crews will install more porous asphalt in the parking lot, a large rain garden (called a bioretention facility), pervious concrete sidewalks,  and 2.5 acres of landscaping with 263 shade trees.  Read more here.

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