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.
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Three 51s homered in Las Vegas’ 7-6 victory at Salt Lake. The 51s also held off a late Bees rally.
Zak Avery stroked a walk-off single in the seventh inning to lead the top-seeded Southern Nevada Falcons to a 5-4 win over the Las Vegas Grizzlies in an elimination game Thursday in the Connie Mack state baseball tournament at the College of Southern Nevada’s Morse Stadium.
In several ways, Billy Beane is a gambler working with a bankroll. But there’s not much money to play with, so the Oakland Athletics general manager must be smart with it, and he needs to make the right moves.
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.
Hector Perez hit a single in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Eddie Ojeda from third base to lead the Las Vegas Mayhem to a 3-2 victory over Green Valley Elite on Thursday in the second round of the Connie Mack state baseball tournament at College of Southern Nevada’s Morse Stadium. Perez went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run.
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.
Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year’s All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.
No breaking in period necessary for lighter glove that comes with yellow fingers and latest technology.
The Southern Nevada Falcons will be the No. 1 seed in this week’s Connie Mack State Baseball Tournament after they finished the season 20-2. But as coaches of three of the top five seeds see it, there’s no difference between the Falcons and the eighth-seeded Las Vegas Mustangs-Navy (13-9).
The Jordan Brand released a new ad on Monday paying tribute to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, and it will give you chills regardless if you’re a Jeter fan or a Jeter hater.
Giants ace becomes second pitcher to hit two grand slams in the same season, but his predecessor did it in the same 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.
Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins’ draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri. Reality as a low-level minor leaguer was far different: vending machine dinners, bug-infested apartments and a paltry salary with an equivalent hourly wage less than what fast-food workers make.
Former Las Vegas prep stars Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant top the list of “30 most exciting players in the Futures Game,” according to Yahoo sports columnist Jeff Passon. Gallo, who went to Bishop Gorman, and Bryant, who played at Bonanza, are ripping it up in the minor leagues.
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.
A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium has won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers, but former owner Frank McCourt has been absolved by the jury.
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.
A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium.
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.
On Monday, Bryce Harper’s first day back in the Washington Nationals’ lineup after missing 57 games with a thumb injury, a long line formed outside the ballpark for his bobblehead doll.