Juniel Querecuto hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to lift the Reno Aces to a 4-3 win over the Las Vegas Aviators in Pacific Coast League action on Tuesday.
Paul Blackburn tossed six scoreless innings and Seth Brown got the Aviators going with an RBI triple in the fourth inning as Las Vegas beat host Reno 6-3 in Pacific Coast League action on Monday.
Fran Riordan, now in his fifth season with the Oakland Athletics’ organization, has risen through the managerial ranks and is relishing the chance to lead the Aviators during their inaugural season in Las Vegas.
The Aviators returned home Wednesday from their most recent Pacific Coast League road trip with a 3½-game lead on the second-place El Paso Chihuahuas in the Pacific South Division.
Luis Urias and Jacob Scavuzzo each hit a pair of the El Paso Chihuahuas’ season-high seven home runs in a 12-3 win over the Las Vegas Aviators on Saturday.
Desert Oasis managed just four hits — all singles — and routinely pitched into and out of trouble on its way to a 4-1 baseball win at fourth-ranked Centennial on Saturday.
Despite hitting a season-high four home runs, the Las Vegas Aviators lost 8-6 to the El Paso Chihuahuas in front of 10,231 people on Friday night at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Last year when the Pacific Coast League used a baseball made in China, one at-bat in every 36 resulted in a home run. So far in April after switching to a ball made in a rabbit thicket, one at-bat in every 25 has resulted in somebody touching ‘em all.
Jacob Scavuzzo belted a sole home run in the top of the ninth inning to lift the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 9-8 win over the Las Vegas Aviators.
A sold-out crowd at Las Vegas Ballpark will witness history Friday night as the Las Vegas Aviators host their inaugural postgame fireworks show.