LAS VEGAS 51s 5, MEMPHIS REDBIRDS 2


■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, Chris Schwinden (5-9); Redbirds, Tyler Lyons (6-2)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Memphis, Tenn., the 51s busted out for five runs in the top of the fourth inning to win their second straight game after five consecutive losses. ... Schwinden allowed just two runs, one earned, on five hits over six strong innings for Las Vegas (62-53). ... Zach Lutz drove in Eric Campbell and Wilmer Flores with a double to start the rally. Lutz then scored on a three-run home run by Francisco Pena. ... Memphis (56-61) loaded the bases with one out in the ninth after a single and consecutive hit batters by Greg Burke, but Burke got out of the jam without allowing a run to earn his fourth save of the season.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Giancarlo Alvarado, 4-1, 1.96 ERA) at Redbirds (LHP Nick Additon, 7-6, 4.25 ERA), 5:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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