By all accounts, Chasen Bradford is back this year and he’s got the numbers to prove it. Entering this week’s series at Reno, Bradford is 2-1 with a 2.22 ERA with four saves in 23 appearances.
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The 51s head north Tuesday for their first series this season against the Reno Aces. Here are the players to watch in the series.
In town for a 1986 Mets reunion, 51s manager Wally Backman saw New York get even for last year’s playoffs. And he knew it was coming.
After scoring 32 runs in the first three games of the series against Memphis, the 51s’ bats were almost completely silenced by Redbirds starter Arturo Reyes on Monday.
Sean Gilmartin’s first start back from the majors last week was a forgettable one. Gilmartin was leaving pitches up and got hammered for nine runs. His second start back? Much better.
The hit parade started early with a Dilson Herrera double to lead off the bottom of the first inning. And it never stopped.
St. Louis Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes was blowing up the radar gun, but 51s starter Duane Below was the one who picked up the win Friday night, giving up just one unearned run and four hits in his seven innings.
The 51s will welcome Memphis into town looking to snap a four-game series. Here are five players to watch this weekend.
The 51s came into this week’s series against Nashville after a highly successful road trip, winning 6-of-8 and surging into first place. But all that quickly came crashing to a halt as the they ran into an equally-hot team.
Come Saturday, the stands at Cashman Field will be filled with people sporting Wally Backman jerseys. The 51s dugout won’t be.
San Diego State scored 11 unanswered runs, including nine in the eighth inning, to take a 16-5 lead over UNLV en route to a 18-8 victory that eliminated the Rebels from the Mountain West Championship on Thursday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Entering Thursday’s play, Rivera, who has primarily played third for the 51s, was first in the Pacific Coast League among active players, leading the league with his .369 batting average, 42 RBIs and 59 hits.
The 51s’ Brandon Nimmo got caught between first and second to end the game with T.J. Rivera, the PCL’s leading run producer, in the batter’s box. Las Vegas lost to the Nashville Sounds 5-3 in 12 innings at Cashman Field.
Nic Ready went 4-for-6 with a grand slam and totaled six RBIs to lead Air Force to a 15-7 rout of UNLV in a first-round game of the Mountain West Championship on Wednesday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Rebels junior pitcher D.J. Myers and sophomore left fielder Payton Squier were named first team all-conference while Isbel and junior relief pitcher Ben Wright earned second team all-MW honors.
Pitching for the first time since May 14, Sean Gilmartin gave up nine runs in 4 1/3 innings in the Las Vegas 51s’ 10-4 PCL loss to the Nashville Sounds at Cashman Field.
Gabriel Ynoa has been the picture of consistency for the 51s this season. But on Monday, Ynoa was hit around by the Nashville Sounds en route to his first loss of the season.
Tony Gwynn’s widow and two children filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the Hall of Famer’s death.
The Nashville Sounds come to Cashman Field this week for the first time this season to face the 51s. Here are five players to watch in the series:
The top hitter in the Pacific Coast League was called up when Lucas Duda went on the disabled list.
UNLV designated hitter Cooper Esmay was named the Mountain West Player of the Week on Monday after going 4-for-7 with two home runs, six RBIs and three runs scored in two games against UNR.
The Las Vegas infielder was named the league’s Player of the Week on Monday after a week in which he went 17-for-28 (.607) with 12 runs driven in.
It might have seemed like an odd match at the time — at least geographically — when the Las Vegas 51s and New York Mets first struck a deal.
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