With an 8-7 walk-off loss Thursday to Sacramento, the 51s inched closer to a franchise record 87 losses and extended their losing streak to eight games, their longest of the season.
The Houston Astros have acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers.
Las Vegas’ late-season swoon continued as the 51s managed only for hits in a 6-1 loss to the Sacramento River Cats on Wednesday at Raley Field in West Sacramento, California.
The 51s took an early 1-0 lead, but didn’t score again and stumbled to a 3-1 loss at Raley Field in West Sacramento, California.
Las Vegas had a late opportunity but couldn’t capitalize and lost a 3-2 decision tp Sacramento.
The Houston Astros will play their series against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey. The three-game set begins Tuesday.
He is the only representative from the 51s on the team.
The Aces beat Las Vegas 12 out of 16 times this year.
Only two of the nine players in the Las Vegas 51s’ opening day lineup remain with the team. At this point, six are currently with the New York Mets and one — Adam Wilk — is no longer with the organization.
With the bats held quiet for most of the game, the 51s fell 7-3 to the Reno Aces on Saturday at Cashman Field, scoring only in the ninth inning.