The Las Vegas 51s wrapped up the Pacifc Coast League regular season with a 5-0 win at Albuquerque on Monday. The 51s will open the playoffs at Cashman Field on Wednesday against the Reno Aces.
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Before Wednesday, the last time Donn Roach pitched in Las Vegas was in 2010, when he was the ace for the College of Southern Nevada squad that featured a 17-year-old Bryce Harper.
Bill Butier, president of Las Vegas-based Access Health Dental, was chagrined when he saw signs for another dental company while he was strolling around Cashman Field.
Before he was called up by the 51s this season, the only time infielder Matt Reynolds had been to Las Vegas was to play in a high school basketball tournament.
Whatever Frank Viola was yelling from the 51s dugout on a sweltering Sunday afternoon at Cashman Field certainly didn’t sound like sweet music to home plate umpire Scott Mahoney, who ejected the Las Vegas pitching coach in the fifth inning for arguing balls and strikes.
When it comes to making a round object move, the Greg Maddux bobblehead doll that was given away by the 51s on Saturday night at Cashman Field has nothing on its namesake.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis just rejoined the Las Vegas 51s Friday after being optioned to the minors by the New York Mets. He wasted no time making his presence felt.
Ty Kelly’s three-run home run keyed the Tacoma Rainiers’ 5-4 victory over the Las Vegas 51s.
Gabriel Noriega hit a go-ahead two-run double and scored on Abraham Almonte’s single as Tacoma scored four times in the fourth inning in a 6-4 win over Las Vegas in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday night in Tacoma, Wash.
Noah Syndergaard allowed four hits in 6 1/3 innings as the 51s defeated the Tacoma Rainiers 4-0 on Tuesday in the first game of a Pacific Coast League doubleheader in Tacoma, Wash.
Ty Kelly drove in four runs, including a game-tying three-run home run in the sixth inning, to help lead Tacoma to an 11-8 Pacific Coast League home victory over Las Vegas on Monday night.
Caleb Clay threw a complete-game three-hitter to lift the Salt Lake Bees to a 3-0 victory over the Las Vegas 51s.
Three 51s homered in Las Vegas’ 7-6 victory at Salt Lake. The 51s also held off a late Bees rally.
Tommy Field went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 7-6 series-opening victory over the 51s on Thursday night in Salt Lake City.
Allan Dykstra of the Las Vegas 51s went 0-for-3 in the Pacific Coast League’s 7-3 loss to the International League in the Triple-A All-Star Game.
One of the most colorful characters in the 51s clubhouse, it’s fitting that first baseman Allan Dykstra will represent Las Vegas in Wednesday’s Triple-A All-Star Game in Durham, N.C. — the city that served as the backdrop for the classic baseball film “Bull Durham.”
In advance of baseball’s annual All-Star break, which starts Monday, 51s infielder Wilmer Flores is putting on his personal version of Home Run Derby.
Brandon Allen went 3-for-5 and drove in five runs to lead the 51s past the Reno Aces 9-4 on Thursday in Reno.
The Reno Aces had 18 hits in their 15-4 victory over Las Vegas. Reno took control with 11 runs in the second and third innings.
Pinch hitter Cory Vaughn hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to help the 51s pull away for a 6-2 Pacific Coast League road victory over the Reno Aces on Tuesday night.
When the San Diego Padres’ Alex Torres became the first big league pitcher to wear one of those new isoBLOX protective pitchers caps in a ballgame recently, bloggers wrote that he looked like one of the Super Mario Brothers.
Wilmer Flores hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the 51s to a 6-3 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday in the second game of a day-night Pacific Coast League doubleheader in Albuquerque, N.M.
51s reliever Buddy Carlyle walked home the winning run in the 10th inning to give the Albuquerque Isotopes a 7-6 Pacific Coast League victory Friday night in Albuquerque, N.M.