Las Vegas 51s 6, Sacramento River Cats 1


WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, Collin McHugh (1-0); River Cats, Justin Thomas (0-1)

HIGHLIGHTS: At West Sacramento, Calif., Josh Satin hit a two-run home run, part of a three-run sixth inning, that staked the 51s to a 4-0 lead and helped them take a third straight victory over the River Cats. Andrew Brown hit a one-out single to chase Sacramento starter Justin Thomas, and Satin greeted reliever Pedro Figueroa with the homer. ... Brian Bixler was 2-for-4 with a double, triple and two runs scored for Las Vegas. ... 51s starter Collin McHugh allowed one run on four hits with one walk and seven strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. ... Robert Carson and Greg Peavy combined for 3 2/3 scoreless innings in relief. ... Las Vegas scored its other runs on a sacrifice fly by Travis d’Arnaud and singles by Brown and Jamie Hoffman.

NEXT: 51s (RHP Carlos Torres) at River Cats (RHP Sonny Gray, 1:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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