The Las Vegas Aviators hit a Pacific Coast League record 11 homers on Friday night as they defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas 20-11 in El Paso, Texas.
Enjoying a night of peanuts, Cracker Jack and baseball at Las Vegas Ballpark is quite possible despite the heat.
Ty France cracked a pair of two-run homers as the first-place El Paso Chihuahuas extended their division lead over the Aviators to four games with a 15-9 Pacific Coast League victory Thursday night before 10,766 at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The two are from California, were drafted by the Oakland Athletics’ organization and now coach for the team’s Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas.
Ty France smacked a three-run blast and Esteban Quiroz and Michael Gettys added solo shots as the El Paso Chihuahuas scored all their runs Wednesday on home runs in a 5-3 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators before 7,665 at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Aviators players visited patients at the Children’s Medical Center at Sunrise Hospital on Wednesday.
Seth Brown hit two home runs as the Aviators knocked off the first-place El Paso Chihuahuas 9-6 in Pacific Coast League play before 7,998 Tuesday night at Las Vegas Ballpark.
He was an All-Star with the Tigers a decade ago, threw a no-hitter the next year with Arizona and helped St. Louis win the World Series in 2011.
The Aviators open a three-game series against El Paso, the Pacific Southern Division leader, starting Tuesday at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Seth Brown’s two-out two-run double in the eighth inning helped the Aviators hold off the Salt Lake Bees for an 8-5 Pacific Coast League victory Saturday night at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City.
Jose Lobaton socked a pair of three-run home runs, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to a 9-3 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators on Thursday night at Cheney Stadium.
Right-hander Tanner Anderson scattered four hits Wednesday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain as the Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-0 in Pacific Coast League play at Cheney Stadium.
Jharel Cotton (0-1), who came on for Aviators starter Paul Blackburn in the eighth, suffered the loss.
Aviators outfielder Mark Payton has earned Pacific Coast League Player of the Week honors for July 8-14 to capture this award for the second time this season.