Wally Backman returns for a third year as manager of the Las Vegas 51s, after back-to-back 81-win seasons. Frank Viola is back as pitching coach.
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Matt Reynolds tripled twice, the second one with the bases loaded in the fifth inning, to help the 51s to a 6-4 win over the Iowa Cubs on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
Josh Satin’s double in the top of the ninth broke a 5-5 tie and the 51s held on for a 6-5 win over the Iowa Cubs in a battle of Pacific Coast League first-place teams at Des Moines, Iowa.
Rafael Montero of the Las Vegas 51s was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week on Monday — at the same time he was headed for New York.
Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman didn’t expect Chasen Bradford to pitch Sunday.
The Las Vegas 51s rallied for five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning on Friday night to pull out a 9-6 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field.
Brock Peterson went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to help the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 6-2 win over the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field in the first game of a five-game series on Thursday.
Las Vegas starter Rafael Montero pitched a one-hit shutout as the 51s defeated the Sacramento River Cats 3-0 Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. to wrap up a four-game series taking three out of four.
Cory Mazzoni pitched six shutout innings, and Matt Reynolds went 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs to lift the 51s to a 7-2 win over the Sacramento River Cats in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday in West Sacramento, Calif.
Countless baseball players — including Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Johnny Bench — have been affected by skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that one in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetimes.
A whirlwind few weeks in which 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki was promoted to Triple-A for the first time and represented the United States in the All-Star Futures Game was enough to make his head spin.
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.