When Jose Sanchez was unable to get a bunt down on a suicide squeeze during the second inning Tuesday, it appeared to be the end of a rally for Las Vegas High’s baseball team.
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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.
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.
Josh McCollum tossed his bat and watched his deep drive to left field in the fifth inning before he started running on the way to a stand-up double.
When I bumped into Tim Chambers Saturday morning on the UNLV campus, the wind had not yet started to blow. The Rebels baseball coach was driving a golf cart, showing supporters around. He appeared happy, happy and hairy.
The Centennial baseball team faced three Silverado pitchers in the first 2 2/3 innings on Friday, each with his own distinct style.
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.
One of the traditional phrases of encouragement used by spectators at a baseball game is to “be tough with two.”