Using a bat with stars on the barrell, Las Vegas slugger takes Giants ace Madison Bumgarner deep on the Fourth of July.
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Patrick Kivlehan went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning, one of three homers hit by Tacoma in the Rainiers’ 12-7 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Friday in Tacoma, Wash.
Las Vegas slugger doffs cap and uniform for ESPN The Magazine, says Robinson Cano is sexy in the batter’s box.
Federal investigators have recommended charges be brought against at least one St. Louis Cardinals employee implicated in the probe of an alleged computer intrusion of databases belonging to the Houston Astros.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, and Brandon Allen and Alex Castellanos each hit a two-run homer to help the 51s rout the Tacoma Rainiers 12-2 in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday in Tacoma, Wash.
Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees are in negotiations designed at reaching middle ground in their standoff over the $6 million contract bonus due Rodriguez for hitting his 661st career home run.
The Butler did it twice on Wednesday night as Joey Butler spoiled Carlos Carrasco’s perfect game with a walk in the seventh inning and broke up the Indians pitcher’s no-hitter with a two-out, two-strike single in the ninth.
It’s always Christmas in July for Bobby Bonilla. The former big leaguer collected $1.19 million from the New York Mets on July 1 for the fifth straight year Wednesday and the 52-year-old will continue to get paid $1.19 million by his former team every July 1 through 2035.
Infielder Matt Reynolds and outfielder Travis Taijeron will represent the 51s in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 15 at Werner Park in Omaha, Neb. Thirty players were chosen for the annual game.
Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon showcased his speed Tuesday when he hit an inside-the-park home run in a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.
When he’s not making spectacular one-handed catches for the New York Giants, Odell Beckham Jr. can bend a soccer ball like David Beckham, kick field goals, dunk basketballs and crush baseballs over the fence from both sides of the plate.
After getting plunked by pitches a career-high 10 times last season, the Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen already has been hit eight times this season.
Jerry Dipoto is out as general manager of the Los Angeles Angels. MLB Network reported Wednesday that Dipoto cleared out his office Tuesday.
Hisashi Iwakuma held the 51s to one run on five hits in 5 2/3 innings to help the Tacoma Rainiers to an 8-4 PCL victory Tuesday. Iwakuma was making his second rehab start with the Rainiers after the Seattle Mariners placed him on the disabled list with a muscle strain.
A pre-Civil War baseball card that survived as an heirloom within the family of a player for more than 150 years is being offered at auction, with online bidding starting on Tuesday, a Dallas-based auction house said.
Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jeff Francoeur has a strong throwing arm, but it definitely wasn’t on display in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Washington Nationals.
Former Las Vegas 51s pitcher Steven Matz had one of the most amazing major league debuts in baseball history Sunday.
Similar to how an adept major league hitter is dealt off-speed junk in the batter’s box, Las Vegas 51s outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has not seen a lot of fastballs in the life department lately.
Anthony Recker went 4-for-4 with two of the 51s’ four home runs Saturday to lead Las Vegas to a 7-1 win over the Sacramento River Cats in a Pacific Coast League game at Cashman Field. The 51s have won three straight games and 13 of their past 16.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ three-run homer in the first inning highlighted the 51s’ early uprising Friday in their 6-3 victory over the Sacramento River Cats at Cashman Field. Las Vegas scored all of its runs in the first two innings off 14-year major league veteran Jake Peavy, who is on a rehabilitation assignment for the San Francisco Giants.
Ryne Sandberg resigned as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. The team announced the decision at a press conference about 3 1/2 hours before its game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis had two home runs and five RBIs and was one of eight Las Vegas players with multiple hits as the 51s routed the Salt Lake Bees 20-8 in the rubber game of their three-game Pacific Coast League series Thursday in Salt Lake City.
Former 51s outfielder Darin Mastroianni crashes into the outfield wall to only have it fall on top of him.
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