Brandon Nimmo never played an inning of high school or college baseball. It didn't stop the Cheyenne, Wyo., native from being a first-round draft pick, and it certainly hasn't hindered his rise through the New York Mets' organization.
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Alex Castellanos went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to power the 51s to an 8-4 win over the Salt Lake Bees in a Pacific Coast League game Friday at Cashman Field.
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said in an interview this week that former White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle had a brew or a few during Game 3 before earning the save in the White Sox’s 7-5 win in 14 innings.
Logan Verrett and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout, and Alex Castellanos went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run as the 51s capped a PCL sweep over the Salt Lake Bees with a 2-0 win Thursday at Cashman Field. Las Vegas won the first game 6-4.
A young slugger from Las Vegas having a breakout season in the big leagues will take part in the Home Run Derby, which will be shown at 5 p.m. Monday on ESPN.
Dilson Herrera and Cory Vaughn each had two doubles and two RBIs to pace a balanced offense as the 51s outslugged the Salt Lake Bees 10-5 in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday at Cashman Field. Herrera finished 3-for-5 with a stolen base.
Darin Gorski allowed three hits and one unearned run to help the 51s salvage a split of a Pacific Coast League doubleheader against Albuquerque with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Cashman Field. Las Vegas lost the first game 3-0.
High on the list of baseball’s unwritten rules is to never mention a no-hitter while it’s in progress. But not everyone follows the rules.
Before the Cardinals-Cubs doubleheader on Tuesday, St. Louis rookie pitchers Miguel Socolovich, Mitch Harris and Marcus Hatley walked to a Wrigleyville Starbucks in full uniform to pick up a drink order for the team.
A storm that brought rain and wind across the Valley forced the postponement of Monday night’s Pacific Coast League game between the 51s and Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field.
Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper will skip the Home Run Derby next week because his father is not available to pitch to him.
Not since “The Birds,” Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1963 thriller, have we witnessed such a calculated and vicious attack by a pigeon as the one that was perpetrated on Kevin Kiermaier over the weekend at Yankee Stadium.
It will be just like old times in the All-Star Game for Las Vegas sluggers Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper, who will be teammates, on the National League, for the first time since they joined forces on a youth baseball team in Southern Nevada.
Chris Davis tried to supply some fireworks for the Baltimore Orioles on Independence Day weekend, but was robbed of home runs on both the Fourth of July and Sunday.
Dilson Herrera, now 21, already has played in 43 games and has more plate apperances with the Mets than in Triple-A, leading some to believe his promotion might have been a bit premature.
The disaster that for weeks now was predicted to stain the Major League Baseball All-Star game in terms of which American League players might start never occurred.
Because this is the social media age, somebody anonymously speculated on Twitter that perhaps “flu-like symptoms” was a euphemism for Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs being hung over. Even though the Las Vegan is known as a nondrinker, unless you count Gatorade.
Roger Bernadina had two home runs and four RBIs to back a strong start from John Lannan and lead the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 10-2 win over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday night at Cashman Field.
Kris Bryant provided the holiday fireworks with two home runs — including his first Wrigley Field grand slam — to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Using a bat with stars on the barrell, Las Vegas slugger takes Giants ace Madison Bumgarner deep on the Fourth of July.
Patrick Kivlehan went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning, one of three homers hit by Tacoma in the Rainiers’ 12-7 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Friday in Tacoma, Wash.
Las Vegas slugger doffs cap and uniform for ESPN The Magazine, says Robinson Cano is sexy in the batter’s box.
Federal investigators have recommended charges be brought against at least one St. Louis Cardinals employee implicated in the probe of an alleged computer intrusion of databases belonging to the Houston Astros.