Washington defeated the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 and clinched the National League East title for the second year in a row after second-place Miami dropped a 10-8 decision to Atlanta later on Sunday.
Hailey Dawson’s big league dreams might soon come true. The 7-year-old from Las Vegas and her dream to throw out a first pitch at every major league stadium went viral this week after Bleacher Report posted a short clip about her goal.
Las Vegas finished its season 56-86.
J.D. Martinez hit four home runs as the surging Arizona Diamondbacks won for an 11th consecutive game Monday, routing the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-0 at Dodger Stadium.
Summer didn’t really end on Monday, but residents of the Las Vegas Valley embraced the traditional last hurrah of the season.
Monday, the 51s closed out their season with a 4-1 victory over Tacoma, ending a disappointing 2017 in which the 51s fell just short of setting a franchise record for losses.
Jhoan Urena hit a bases-loaded single to end the game.
The 51s have averaged 5,096 fans per game as of Sunday, up from 4,882 last year. For the first time since 2008, more than 350,000 fans have showed up at Cashman Field this season.
Jhoan Urena hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning Saturday night as the 51s defeated the Tacoma Rainiers 7-6 at Cashman Field.
Jeff McNeil went 3-for-4 and scored all three runs in the 51s’ 3-2 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night at Cashman Field that snapped an eight-game losing streak.