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Coming into Monday's game, Salt Lake had won five in a row for a variety of reasons. One of the reasons was not squandering leads.

Tacoma (5-14) scored twice in the ninth to tie Monday's game at a wet Spring Mobile Ballpark, then added two more in the top of the 13th to gain a 5-4 victory. Dustin Ackley drove a pitch to the left-field wall in the 13th with runners on second and third.

The Bees (12-6) broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning on a laser-shot two-run double to right-center field by catcher Kevin Richardson.

Salt Lake loaded the bases with no outs in the 12th and failed to score.

The Bees became the leader of the Pacific North Division by going 6-2 in one-run games and 5-0 in contests that have gone to extra innings. That is now 5-1.

During the run, which matches the team's longest since last July 24-29, Salt Lake gained two victories by a single run.

Salt Lake has also jumped out early on its opponents, outscoring the opposition 60-30 during the first four innings.

The Bees, who lead the Pacific Coast League with a .327 batting average, have enjoyed some important individual performances, including second baseman Alexi Amarista. He was leading the PCL in hitting with a .455 batting average before being recalled by the Los Angeles Angels prior to the game.

Jeff Baisley came into Monday's contest with a .439 average and was tied for the PCL lead with 20 runs scored. He is third in RBIs (20) and total bases (49).

Jeremy Moore's four triples is second in the league, while Amalio Diaz has three wins to tie for the PCL lead.

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Storylines Bees squander chances

R Salt Lake fails to score in the 11th despite loading the bases with no outs.

• Dustin Ackley doubles home two runs in the top of the 13th for Tacoma.

• The Bees had been 5-0 in extra-inning games this season.