The 51s, who have sent 10 players to the Mets who started the season in Las Vegas, have won six straight games to take an eight-game lead over El Paso. They ended the first half of the season with a 5-4 win over Salt Lake on Saturday to raise their record to 53-38.
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Brooks Conrad, Brandon Allen and Johnny Monell each had two hits and three RBIs to back 51s starter Matt Bowman’s six shutout innings as Las Vegas defeated the Reno Aces 10-5 in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday at Cashman Field.
Las Vegas left-hander Steven Matz leads the Pacific Coast League in strikeouts (81) and innings pitched (78.1) and is tied for first in wins (6). He has all but forced New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson to seek a trade to create an opening for him in one of the majors’ deepest rotations.
Travis Taijeron drew a bases-loaded walk to score the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday, and the 51s ended up scoring six runs in the frame to top the Reno Aces 11-6 in a Pacific Coast League game at Cashman Field.
Shortstop Ramiro Pena hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lead El Paso to a 4-1 win over Las Vegas in a Pacific Coast League game Tuesday at Cashman Field. Dilson Herrera went 2-for-4 and drove in the only run for the 51s.
Growing up in the Bronx, catcher Johnny Monell would always tell his family that he would someday play professional baseball in New York, whether it be at Shea or Yankee Stadium.
Alex Castellanos’ grand slam highlighted the 51s’ six-run sixth inning Saturday night as Las Vegas halted a 10-game losing streak with a 9-4 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas in a Pacific Coast League game at Cashman Field.
John Gast pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Steven Matz as the Memphis Redbirds edged the 51s 1-0 in a Pacific Coast League game halted one out into the bottom of the seventh because of rain Friday in Memphis, Tenn. The loss was Las Vegas’ 10th straight.
Dan Johnson went 3-for-4 with two home runs, four RBIs and four runs to help the Memphis Redbirds overcome a five-run deficit and down the 51s 10-9 in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday in Memphis, Tenn. The loss was Las Vegas’ ninth straight.
Zach Petrick pitched seven strong innings, and Dan Johnson hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning as the Memphis Redbirds handed the 51s their eighth straight loss, a 4-3 setback in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday in Memphis, Tenn.
Tim Cooney pitched a four-hitter to spark the Memphis Redbirds to a 6-0 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Tuesday night in Memphis, Tenn. The loss was Las Vegas’ seventh straight.
Matt Carson’s run-scoring single in the seventh capped the scoring in Nashville’s four-run inning as the Sounds surged past the 51s 6-1 in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. The loss was the fourth straight for Las Vegas.
Chris Bassitt and three relievers teamed to hold the 51s to four hits and no walks in the Nashville Sounds’ 2-1 Pacific Coast League victory Friday in Nashville, Tenn. Las Vegas scored in the fourth on Brandon Allen’s sacrifice fly that plated Matt Reynolds.
Shane Peterson hit two home runs and Matt Clark one, and each drove in three runs to lead the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to an 8-3 win over the 51s and a split of the teams’ four-game Pacific Coast League series at Cashman Field.
Tyler Cravy pitched eight sharp innings, and Colorado Springs totaled nine extra-base hits among its 19 hits as the Sky Sox routed the 51s 11-1 in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday at Cashman Field. Cravy held Las Vegas to one run on five hits and two walks and struck out five.
Steven Matz allowed Colorado Springs just three hits in seven shutout innings as the 51s picked up a 9-1 Pacific Coast League victory over the Sky Sox on Tuesday night at Cashman Field. Matz improved to 6-2 and lowered his ERA to 1.99.
Duane Below allowed just seven hits and one earned run in a complete-game performance over Colorado Springs as the Las Vegas 51s picked up a 9-2 Pacific Coast League victory at Cashman Field on Monday night.
Brian Burgamy’s pinch-hit, two-run double was the big blow in Oklahoma City’s four-run seventh inning that carried the Dodgers to a 6-4 win over the 51s in a game pitting the Pacific Coast League’s top teams Saturday at Cashman Field.
Chris Heisey and Andy Wilkins homered, and winning pitcher Joe Wieland hit a two-run double as the Oklahoma City Dodgers downed the 51s 6-3 in a game pitting the Pacific Coast League’s top teams Friday night at Cashman Field.
Wally Backman is still old-school enough to prefer a mix of metrics and instinct, the 51s manager who should be running the Miami Marlins right now but isn’t because owner Jeffrey Loria is a bigger lunatic than we ever imagined.
Duane Below pitched a four-hitter to lead the 51s to a 2-0 victory at the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday in a Pacific Coast League game. Travis Taijeron hit a solo home run in the second inning, and Las Vegas scored an unearned run in the seventh.
Justin Germano pitched six strong innings, and Ketel Marte homered and drove in two runs to lead the Tacoma Rainiers to a 4-0 win over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday in Tacoma, Wash.
Cory Vaughn and Brandon Allen hit consecutive RBI singles in the 10th inning as the 51s rallied for a 6-3 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday in Tacoma, Wash.