WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, D.J. Mitchell (3-3); Sky Sox, Jeff Manship (3-6)
WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Sky Sox, Coty Woods (3-1); 51s, Robert Carson (1-1)
Growing up in Texas, Andrew Brown said he was always the biggest kid on his baseball team.
■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Sky Sox, Drew Carpenter (2-7); 51s, Sean Henn (1-2)
Aside from the Tacoma Rainiers, the only people upset with Zack Wheeler’s performance for the 51s on Thursday were those who were denied another cold brew on Dollar Beer Night at Cashman Field, where the taps are shut off after six innings.
■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Rainiers, James Paxton (3-5); 51s, D.J. Mitchell (2-3)
It’s a good thing Eric Baldwin couldn’t hit the curveball. Otherwise, no one would have known how good a poker player he is.
“Shalom. Welcome to Vegas.” That’s how Mets first baseman Ike Davis greeted a group of New York reporters outside of the 51s’ clubhouse Tuesday afternoon before making his first start for Las Vegas.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will not have surgery on his swollen left knee, the team’s trainer said Tuesday.
A friend tells a story: It was close to eight years ago when he coached a fall baseball team that competed in a wood bat league in Las Vegas. The team added an eighth-grader as a pickup player for one tournament, a kid who arrived with a reputation in town for being incredibly talented.