LAS VEGAS 51s 6, SALT LAKE BEES 3


■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, Justin Hampson (6-2); Bees, Daniel Stange (4-1)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Salt Lake City, Matt den Dekker drilled a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning as the 51s rallied for four runs to erase a 3-2 deficit en route to their fourth win in the five-game series against the Bees (74-57). … The victory, coupled with Sacramento’s 7-6 loss to Tucson, gives Las Vegas (72-57) a one-game lead over the River Cats (72-59) in the Pacific South Division with 15 games left. … Kirk Nieuwenhuis drew a one-out walk in the ninth, and Ruben Tejada followed with a single before Lucas Duda drilled a tying RBI single to center. Eric Campbell drew a two-out walk to load the bases for den Dekker, who had three hits and three RBIs. A throwing error by Salt Lake center fielder Scott Cousins allowed Campbell to score on the play.

■ NEXT: Fresno Grizzlies (TBD) at 51s (RHP Chris Schwinden, 6-9, 5.62), 7:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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