Grizzlies starter Kyle McGowin threw seven shutout innings and the Tacoma Rainiers lost 3-0 at Fresno, Calif., in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday night.
McGowin allowed five hits and struck out seven as the Rainiers (41-46) fell in the first of a four-game series.
Outfielder Jaycob Brugman had a double for Tacoma and was 2 for 4 at the plate.
Right-hander Andrew Moore (0-1) started for Tacoma and allowed two runs on six hits in six innings of work.
Everett 13, Eugene 4
The AquaSox made for poor guests on the Fourth of July at PK Park in Eugene, crushing the Emeralds in a Northwest League game.