Despite rumor that Las Vegas could add another professional sports franchise in the Oakland A’s, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is saying not so fast.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred last week told Oakland officials that the Athletics could be moving to Las Vegas if the city doesn’t drop a lawsuit.
The Aviators lost the fifth and deciding game in their first-round, Pacific Coast League playoff series, falling 7-3 to Sacramento on Sunday.
The Aviators will host a winner-take-all Game 5 with the Sacramento River Cats at 12:05 p.m. Sunday at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The Aviators defeated the Sacramento River Cats 11-4 Friday night at Las Vegas Ballpark to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five Pacific Coast League playoff series.
Zach Houchins and Abiatal Avelino each hit two-out RBI singles in the bottom of the sixth inning to help the River Cats even their first-round Pacific Coast League playoff series at a game apiece with a 8-6 win over the Aviators.
Alfonso Rivas hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run rally with two outs in the third inning to help the Aviators to a 9-3 road win Wednesday night.
Jorge Mateo homered and had two hits as the Las Vegas Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 on Monday.
Should the Diamondbacks or another major league team move to Las Vegas, it would mean the end of Triple-A baseball in the city.
It went all the way down to the first day of September, but the Aviators earned a Pacific Coast League playoff berth with an 8-1 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers Sunday night at the Las Vegas Ballpark.