Jorge Mateo homered and had two hits as the Las Vegas Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 on Monday.
Las Vegas went up 3-1 in the fifth after Mateo hit a solo home run.
The Rainiers cut into the deficit in the eighth inning when Jaycob Brugman hit a solo home run.
Trey McNutt (5-2) got the win in relief while Tacoma starter Andrew Moore (0-5) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.
Brugman homered and singled for the Rainiers.