Injuries are creating question marks for the New York Mets — and by extension, their Triple-A affiliate, the 51s — with a week before the season starts.
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The lines were long, the concourse packed, but many fans had a good time at Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.
Kris Bryant went 2-for-3 on Saturday eliciting plenty of cheers from a pro-Cubs crowd.
Pat Kelly managed the Las Vegas Stars in 1990 and Jim Riggleman managed them in 1991-92.
The Cubs first came to Las Vegas in 1993 for an exhibition game. This year will be their 16th visit, including 13th straight, thanks to a strong, longstanding relationship with the 51s.
Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang has been denied a work visa, leaving the South Korean unable to enter the United States and his status for the 2017 season in doubt.
If you ask those who were once involved in trying to bring MLB to Las Vegas, the chances of it occurring then were as practicable as the game’s commissioner envisions now.
Kris Bryant will play in his Las Vegas hometown when the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds meet for Big League Weekend on Saturday and Sunday at Cashman Field.
National League Most Valuable Player Kris Bryant recently returned to his high school at the behest of the Red Bull energy drink people, who shot a marketing video.
The Cincinnati Reds won’t bring Amir Garrett, their No. 2 prospect, to Las Vegas for Big League Weekend. He will stay in Arizona preparing for what probably will be his first season in the majors.
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