Nick Pereira held the 51s to one hit through six innings, and four of his teammates homered Thursday night to lead the Fresno Grizzlies to a 7-2 victory in a matchup of struggling Pacific Coast League teams in Fresno, Calif.
Pereira (6-7), who also went 2-for-3, worked the first 6 1/3 innings and gave up two runs on three hits and two walks as the Grizzlies (35-44) halted a seven-game losing streak.
Travis Ishikawa hit a two-run homer in the second inning, Eugenio Velez and Ivan Ochoa hit back-to-back shots in the third, and Guillermo Rodriguez went deep in the fourth to put Fresno up 6-0.
Scott McClain, Ochoa, Rod-riguez and Pereira each had two of the Grizzlies’ 12 hits.
Justin Orenduff (2-4) started for Las Vegas and took the loss, giving up six runs on eight hits and two walks in four innings. He struck out two.
The 51s (42-39), who have lost seven of their past eight games, scored their runs in the seventh inning, when they got four of their five hits. John-Ford Griffin and Angel Chavez had RBI singles.