■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: 51s, John Church (1-0); Aces, Charles Brewer (4-9)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Cashman Field, the first-place 51s (54-47) exploded for 10 runs in the third inning and held off the Aces (42-62) en route to their third straight win and sixth in seven games. ... Reno, which scored in seven innings, closed within 11-9 in the seventh on Taylor Harbin’s pinch-hit two-run homer and within 12-10 in the eighth on Mike Jacobs’ solo shot. ... Las Vegas’ Robert Carson allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth for his seventh save. ... Las Vegas infielder Wilmer Flores was activated from the disabled list (sprained ankle). ... The New York Mets optioned right-hander Greg Burke to the 51s, and right-handers Greg Peavey and Armando Rodriguez were sent from Las Vegas to Double-A Binghamton.

■ NEXT: Aces (RHP Nate Adcock, 5-4, 7.15 ERA) at 51s (RHP Matt Fox, 3-3, 4.93), 7:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)