51s defeat Reno on road 9-5


■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, D.J. Mitchell (1-0); Aces, Tyler Skaggs (2-3)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Reno, the 51s (11-12) scored the first nine runs and held off a late rally by the Aces (8-17) to snap a five-game losing streak. ... Andrew Brown and Wilmer Flores each had two hits and drove in two runs for Las Vegas. ... The 51s posted four runs in the fourth inning as part of five straight innings in which they scored at least once in support of starter D.J. Mitchell, who was making his debut with the organization. ... Mitchell allowed four hits and one run while also scoring a run in 5 1/3 innings. ... Tyler Bortnick hit a two-run pinch-hit double in a three-run eighth, but Reno went down in order in the ninth.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Zack Wheeler, 0-1, 5.79 ERA) at Aces (RHP Garrett Mock, 2-0, 2.70), 11:35 a.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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