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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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.
Luis Martinez delivered a two-out, two-run double in the top of the ninth inning as the Salt Lake Bees rallied past the Las Vegas 51s 10-9 in a Pacific Coast League game at Cashman Field on Wednesday night.
Besides a runaway horse and carriage, 51s center fielder Matt den Dekker caught everything that came his way in New York City during a recent three-week stint with the Mets.
Sometimes it pays to become Facebook friends with a stranger. Salt Lake Bees relief pitcher Kyler Newby did earlier this year, and now the Bonanza High School product finds himself on the cusp of the big leagues again after seriously contemplating retirement before this season.
Wilmer Flores hit a two-run single, Brandon Allen homered, and three 51s pitchers combined on a seven-hitter as Las Vegas beat the Sacramento River Cats 4-1 on Friday night in Sacramento, Calif.
Andy Parrino’s two-run, two-out home run in the bottom of the 11th inning broke a 5-5 tie and gave the Sacramento River Cats a 7-5 win over the 51s on Thursday night in Sacramento Calif.
Las Vegas scored two runs in the eighth inning as the 51s erased a five-run deficit to defeat the Memphis Redbirds 10-8 on Tuesday night at Cashman Field.
Matt den Dekker lined a three-run homer over the fence in right-center field with one out in the bottom of the 10th on Monday night to give the Las Vegas 51s an 8-5 win over the Memphis Redbirds at Cashman field.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 11, 51s outfielder Cory Vaughn long ago became adept at dealing with adversity. But Saturday was an especially draining day emotionally for the former San Diego State star.
More than a decade after playing together on the same Little League team in Las Vegas, Tommy Pham and Michael Blazek were reunited as teammates in the St. Louis Cardinals’ farm system.
One of only 72 pitchers in baseball history to record an immaculate inning — nine pitches, nine strikes, three outs — 51s right-hander Buddy Carlyle has had his share of memorable moments in a 19-year career.
Every minor league baseball player covets a call from the majors, but getting called up to Triple A was a special moment in itself for Chasen Bradford.
Not many people come to Las Vegas to clear their heads, but that was one of the reasons 51s catcher Travis d’Arnaud was sent to the Triple-A team by the parent Mets.