Fast-rising 51s second baseman Dilson Herrera was recalled to the New York Mets during Thursday’s Pacific Coast League game against the Reno Aces at Cashman Field. The 21-year-old was hitting .370 in 20 games for Las Vegas in his first Triple-A season.
Senior right-hander Zach Dunham pitched a three-hitter as Coronado upset second-ranked Basic 5-2. Dunham threw 125 pitches in the complete-game effort against Basic, which had won 22 consecutive games.
Arenacross is at the South Point Arena on Friday, and that sport is the feeder system for Supercross, which concludes its season Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Trainer Bob Baffert has two good reasons to feel confident about winning his fourth Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday. They are American Pharoah (5-2) and Dortmund (3-1).
John Avello, Wynn Las Vegas race and sports book director, analyzes the 20-horse field for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
A sample of Kentucky Derby propositions and matchups posted at the Wynn Las Vegas sports book:
Coronado’s baseball team had secured a playoff berth before it took the field Thursday. But the Cougars were reeling as the postseason loomed, having lost four straight and 11 of 15.
In a high-stakes poker game, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pushed their chips to the middle of the table and went all-in on Jameis Winston. But the odds are Winston will turn out to be a joker in the deck.
Floyd Mayweather Sr., who trains his son, was his entertaining self Thursday with the media. Most of the questions he couldn’t understand, especially from the foreign journalists. Those he did understand, he answered with equal parts alacrity and disdain.
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