Andy Parrino’s two-run, two-out home run in the bottom of the 11th inning broke a 5-5 tie and gave the Sacramento River Cats a 7-5 win over the 51s on Thursday night in Sacramento Calif.
Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres.
Las Vegas scored two runs in the eighth inning as the 51s erased a five-run deficit to defeat the Memphis Redbirds 10-8 on Tuesday night at Cashman Field.
Game 2 of the finals at the College World Series is tonight. Virginia vs. Vanderbilt. Hopefully it’ll be a good game. Maybe it’ll even be a great game. Will it be the Greatest College Baseball Game Ever Played? Probably not. That one already is spoken for.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 11, 51s outfielder Cory Vaughn long ago became adept at dealing with adversity. But Saturday was an especially draining day emotionally for the former San Diego State star.
It was Thursday, midafternoon, and it was a little stuffy at the climate-controlled batting cages in an industrial park on McLeod Drive not far from the airport called The Dugout. It’s hard to control climate when guys toting baseball bats keep barging through an open door to take their cuts.
More than a decade after playing together on the same Little League team in Las Vegas, Tommy Pham and Michael Blazek were reunited as teammates in the St. Louis Cardinals’ farm system.
One of only 72 pitchers in baseball history to record an immaculate inning — nine pitches, nine strikes, three outs — 51s right-hander Buddy Carlyle has had his share of memorable moments in a 19-year career.
Every minor league baseball player covets a call from the majors, but getting called up to Triple A was a special moment in itself for Chasen Bradford.
Not many people come to Las Vegas to clear their heads, but that was one of the reasons 51s catcher Travis d’Arnaud was sent to the Triple-A team by the parent Mets.