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Local product Leone helps Grizzlies rout 51s

Bonanza High School product Justin Leone hit a two-run double to highlight a four-run third inning, helping the Fresno Grizzlies to a 9-2 victory over the 51s on Saturday in a Pacific Coast League game in Fresno, Calif.

Las Vegas (33-42) committed three errors in losing for the fourth time in five games.

The 51s trailed 6-0 before Delwyn Young led off the fourth with his 12th homer of the season. Fresno’s Chris Begg (7-1) worked around seven hits, six of them singles, and left after six innings with a 7-1 lead.

Las Vegas starter Miguel Pinango (2-3) gave up eight hits and seven runs (four earned) in 3 2/3 innings.

Young finished with three hits and Ken Huckaby and John Lindsey each added two for the 51s.

Fred Lewis and Tomas De La Rosa homered for the Grizzlies (40-36).

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