After a difficult first round, the 31-year-old Brazilian stormed out of the corner and knocked out Michael Chandler to claim the vacant title in front of a full house at Toyota Center in Houston.
Four pitchers combined to hold the Aviators to a four-hit shutout as the Reno Aces defeated 3-0 on Saturday at Greater Nevada Field.
The Ignite team was introduced last year as an alternative to college basketball, allowing top high school players to play for pay under professional coaches and trainers.
Regardless of who coach Pete DeBoer selects to start Game 1, there’s peace and harmony at the goaltending position for the Golden Knights, a far cry from last season.
Rombauer romped to an upset victory in the Preakness on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby winner Medina Sprint the chance at a Triple Crown that would have come with a giant asterisk.
Many rooms have gained approval to remove the plexiglass dividers, which have been a staple at tables during the coronavirus pandemic.
On the Silver Knights, Golden Knights GM Kelly McCrimmon: “It’s a really young team. There’s a lot of first-year pros, a lot of second-year pros.”
If the Oakland Athletics move, Las Vegas would have plenty of competition to land the franchise.
Former Silverado High star Drew Robinson’s courageous comeback from a suicide attempt continued with a home run against the Aviators.
A’ja Wilson scored 24 points on Saturday, but the Aces fell 97-83 to the Seattle Storm in their regular season opener in suburban Seattle.