• Blake Beavan picked up his second straight win for Triple-A Tacoma on Monday while allowing just one run and four hits in 7 2/3 innings in a 5-2 victory over Nashville. Beavan is 2-2 with a 3.70 ERA in four starts since being sent down.
• Franklin Gutierrez was given the day off Monday after playing four straight games for Tacoma to start his injury rehab stint. Gutierrez is batting .188 (3-for-16) with two RBIs. He was expected to be back in the outfield Tuesday night for the Rainiers.
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