51s drop fifth straight game with 4-3 loss to Memphis

■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Redbirds, Sam Freeman (7-2); 51s, Sean Henn (2-5)

■ HIGHLIGHTS: At Memphis, Tenn., the 51s (60-53) suffered their fifth straight loss — matching their longest skid of the season. … Las Vegas tied it 3-3 in the eighth inning, when Ruben Tejada walked and scored on a groundout by Zach Lutz, but Memphis (56-59) plated the decisive run in the bottom of the eighth. Kolten Wong drew a leadoff walk, took third on a single by Jamie Romak and scored on a sacrifice fly by Chad Huffman. … The 51s put the tying run on base in the ninth, when Brian Bixler lined a leadoff single and took second on a sacrifice, but the next two batters were retired. .. Jamie Hoffmann homered for Las Vegas, which went 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position.

■ NEXT: 51s (RHP Rafael Montero, 2-3, 4.32 ERA) at Redbirds (LHP Tyler Lyons, 6-1, 3.00), 4:05 p.m. today, KBAD-AM (920)

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