■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, Matt Fox (8-4); Sky Sox, Sean Gallagher (2-3)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Colorado Springs, Colo., Ruben Tejada, Mike Baxter and Dustin Lawley each homered for the 51s. … Las Vegas (80-60) leads Sacramento (78-62) by two games in the Pacific South Division. … The 51s host Tucson today in the opener of their season-ending four-game series. If Las Vegas advances to the playoffs, it will play the first two games of the best-of-5 series at the Pacific North Division winner on Wednesday and Thursday. Game 3 would be Sept. 6 at Cashman Field and, if necessary, Games 4 and 5 would be played Sept. 7 and 8 in Las Vegas. … Playoff tickets go on sale today at noon at the Cashman Field box office and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000,

■ NEXT: Padres (RHP Sean O’Sullivan, 7-5, 4.04 ERA) at 51s (RHP Rafael Montero, 5-4, 3.28), 7:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)


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