Las Vegas won Saturday’s game, which was suspended because of the weather, 14-2, and then picked up a 3-1 win in the regularly scheduled game, which was seven innings, on Sunday night at Cashman Field.
Betsy Helfand worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal between March 2016 and November 2018. She previously made stops at the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Minnesota Daily and MLB.com in Minnesota. She was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism.
The 51s first baseman spend part of the year in Double-A and the other part in Triple-A.
The two teams will continue the game on Sunday before playing the regularly scheduled game.
Starter Chris Flexen recently underwent surgery on his knee after tearing his meniscus, manager Tony DeFrancesco said.
The 51s finished their Midwest road trip 5-2 which puts them in good position to reach the .500 mark when they return home on Thursday to host a four-game series against Reno.
Patrick Kivlehan had a big three-run home run in the fourth inning on Monday night.
Season ticket holders can expect an increase in ticket prices when the team moves across town to Las Vegas Ballpark, whichis currently being constructed in Summerlin, next season.
It was anything but easy for the 51s on Friday.
Most famously, there was a sewage back up in 2015, forcing the 51s out of their dugout during a game.
With five call-ups this season, right-hander Corey Oswalt has racked up some impressive frequent flier miles going from Las Vegas to New York and back.
As other teams around them make major trades before the deadline, the Mets have been mostly silent on Tuesday. They did make a minor move, though, claiming infielder Jack Reinheimer off waivers and assigning him to Triple-A Las Vegas.