ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani will miss the rest of the Los Angeles Angels’ season to have surgery on his left kneecap.
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t need this kind of break.
It was the second-earliest NL West clinching behind the 1975 Cincinnati Reds, who accomplished the feat on Sept. 7.
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.
Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper exited Friday night’s game against the New York Mets with after he was hit on the right hand by a pitch from Mets starter Steven Matz in the third inning.
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.