Salt Lake jumps out to early lead for 10-8 win over 51s


■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Bees, Billy Buckner (7-2); 51s, Giancarlo Alvarado (4-4)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Salt Lake City, Efren Navarro and Luis Jimenez had three RBIs apiece as the Bees (74-54) raced to an 8-1 lead after four innings and halted the 51s’ four-game win streak. … Las Vegas (69-57) fell one game behind first-place Sacramento in the Pacific South Division. … Navarro, a UNLV product, hit a two-run single in the third inning and an RBI single in the fourth. Jimenez hit a three-run double in the fourth. … Matt den Dekker’s three-run triple keyed the 51s’ five-run fifth that cut their deficit to 8-6. … Scott Cousins hit a two-run triple in the sixth for Salt Lake. … Zach Lutz had three run-scoring hits for Las Vegas. … Alvarado gave up four runs on four hits and three walks in two-plus innings.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Jacob deGrom 4-2, 4.02 ERA) at Bees (LHP Dontrelle Willis 1-0, 0.00), 12:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

 

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