■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHERS: 51s, Matt Fox (5-3), Greg Burke (2-1); River Cats, Darren Byrd (1-1), Sonny Gray (9-6)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Cashman Field, Wilmer Flores and Matt den Dekker each had four RBIs to help the 51s (60-48) sweep Sacramento (57-53) to cap a 7-1 homestand. ... The benches cleared in the seventh inning, leading to the ejection of the 51s’ Jordany Valdespin and Armando Rodriguez and both managers. Rodriguez hit Grant Green with a pitch with one out as retaliation for Valdespin being plunked by Brian Gordon in the sixth. Valdespin had posed after hitting a three-run homer in the third. Skippers Wally Backman of the 51s and Steve Scarsone of Sacramento engaged in a heated argument and had to be separated by all three umpires.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Rafael Montero, 2-2, 4.50 ERA) at Nashville Sounds (RHP Johnny Hellweg, 9-4, 2.44), 5:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)


Comment section guidelines

The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. This public platform is intended to provide a forum for users of to share ideas, express thoughtful opinions and carry the conversation beyond the article. Users must follow the guidelines under our Commenting Policy and are encouraged to use the moderation tools to help maintain civility and keep discussions on topic.

View Comments