Corban Joseph hit a run-scoring double in the eighth inning, leading the Las Vegas Aviators to a 9-8 win over the Fresno Grizzlies on Friday at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The double by Joseph, part of a two-run inning, tied the game 8-8 before Joseph scored on a wild pitch later in the inning. The Aviators improved to 8-1 and have not lost a home game this season.
Wei-Chung Wang (1-0) got the win in relief while Tanner Rainey (1-1) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game.
Several Grizzlies (5-3) chipped in at the plate, as five players recorded at least two hits. Raudy Read homered and singled, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple. The Grizzlies also recorded a season-high 15 base hits.
Attendance at the ballpark was 9,419.
Aviators' Beau Taylor adds to our early lead with a dinger of his own, this one to left center field. pic.twitter.com/hMw7jtBkin
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