A pair of home runs by players who started the season with the New York Mets backed a quality performance by Darin Gorski to lead the 51s to a 7-3 victory at the Tacoma Rainiers.
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Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series. Now they’re heading back to Conway, South Carolina, with the school’s first national championship in any sport.
When the PCL All-Stars take the field for the Triple-A All-Star Game July 13, Las Vegas fans will see three familiar faces.
The 51s hit the road for a four-game series with the Tacoma Rainiers before coming back home for Independence Day. Here are five players to watch in the series against Tacoma:
The 51s and 127 other teams will wear the specialty caps as part of a fund-raising initiative for Welcome Back Veterans, which aids military families.
Minor League Baseball publicly threw its support Wednesday behind legislation in the House of Representatives that would render minor league players ineligible for overtime pay granted to other hourly workers.
Darin Gorski was sitting in the Boston airport last Thursday, waiting for his layover to end. He and the rest of the independent Somerset Patriots were flying from Connecticut to Texas for a series with the Sugar Land Skeeters when his phone rang.
If Monday night was a pitcher’s duel, Tuesday afternoon was just the opposite. Las Vegas and Sacramento traded blows early before the River Cats pulled away and out-slugged the 51s to a 14-10 victory Tuesday afternoon at Cashman Field.
Despite Duane Below’s solid performance on the bump, his opponent one-upped him, as Sacramento starter Ty Blach saw Below and raised him, to the tune of a six-hit shutout to lift the River Cats over the 51s 6-0 Monday night at Cashman Field.
Kris Bryant had an historic night at the plate with three home runs, two doubles and six RBIs, lifting the Chicago Cubs to an 11-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday at Great American Ball Park.
If all goes as planned, Michael Conforto’s stay in Las Vegas shouldn’t be too long.
Before Sunday’s game started, the 51s knew they’d need to tap heavily into their bullpen with Seth Lugo making a spot start.
Roger Bernadina finished with four hits, two of them home runs, five RBIs and four runs to power the Las Vegas 51s to a 16-8 victory over the Sacramento River Cats on Saturday at Cashman Field.
After a torrid month of June, outfielder Brandon Nimmo has earned a promotion and will join the New York Mets in Atlanta.
The 51s return to Cashman Field on Saturday after winning six of eight on their past road trip. Here are five players to watch in their series against Sacramento.
More satisfying than hit No. 4,192? In some ways, it is for Pete Rose, who needed more time to get into the Cincinnati Reds’ Hall of Fame than it took to set baseball’s hits record.
Starting pitcher Darin Gorski put Las Vegas in a hole it never recovered from — despite having opportunities to do so — in its 9-4 loss to Reno at Greater Nevada Field.
For Sean Gilmartin, life in Triple-A means being able to adapt and be ready for a potential call up at any time.
The Las Vegas 51s ran their winning streak to a season-high six games with an 8-6 victory over the Reno Aces at Greater Nevada Field but not before seeing a blowout turn into a close game.
Dilson Herrera belted a grand slam in the eighth inning to give the Las Vegas 51s a lead they wouldn’t relinquish in their 12-10 victory over the Reno Aces on Wednesday at Greater Nevada Field in Reno.
When Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield’s hard comebacker rocketed off Mets’ starter Bartolo Colon’s thumb in the first inning Tuesday in New York, the ramifications were felt as far away as Reno.
With Las Vegas expected to gain an NHL expansion franchise on Wednesday and the Raiders discussing a possible move from Oakland to near The Strip, would Major League Baseball ever consider a franchise in Southern Nevada?
The Cubs, who lead the majors with a 47-21 record and a plus-170 run differential, are so popular with the betting public that Las Vegas bookmakers are forced to root against them.
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