The 51s batted around in the third inning, scoring three times, and Jacob deGrom had a strong outing as Las Vegas defeated the Reno Aces 6-3 on Tuesday night to open a four-game series in Reno.
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The fledgling El Paso Chihuahuas are in the midst of a 24-game, season-opening roadtrip as they await completion of their $74 million downtown ballpark.
The Las Vegas 51s rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth Monday night to down host Fresno, 5-2.
This season’s 51s souvenir program is 100 pages big. It’s chock-full of information. It’s still free. It’s almost as good a deal as $1 beers on Thursday night.
Born and raised in Iowa near the site of “Field of Dreams” groundskeeper Kevin Moses has transformed the playing surface at Cashman Field into something akin to a dream this season for the 51s and parent New York Mets.
Noah Syndergaard was slow to get started in his second Triple-A start, and the 51s followed suit in a 7-4 loss to the Sacramento River Cats on Wednesday night at Cashman Field.
Coming out of high school, 51s third baseman Zach Lutz narrowed his college choices to Notre Dame, South Carolina and Alvernia.
Shocked when he lost a spring training battle for the No. 5 spot in the Mets’ starting rotation, Daisuke Matsuzaka instead made his season debut as the 51s’ fifth starter Monday night at Cashman Field.
Two things were evident in the 51s’ 6-5 walkoff win over Fresno on Sunday afternoon at Cashman Field: Wally Backman is still an intense competitor, and he still has a pretty good arm.
Out of baseball since 2012, Bobby Abreu is attempting a comeback at age 40.