The Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto with a Aviators pregame update.
Wind starts to pick up before the aviators first game at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin.
The Las Vegas Ballpark® home of the Las Vegas Aviators® Triple-A baseball team opens April 9, 2019 in Downtown Summerlin. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
At media day to showcase the Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Aviators, president Don Logan discussed what it’s taken to get the stadium ready for opening day and pitcher Jerry Blevins says the fans will enjoy the product they will get to see. (Heidi Fang / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Installation of grass at the Las Vegas Ballpark adds a field of green just before St. Patrick’s Day.
The Las Vegas Aviators’ new home is one step closer to being ready for the April 9 home opener. The Las Vegas Ballpark crew is just about done laying down the Bandera Bermuda grass that will host the former Las Vegas 51’s.
Aviators’ President Don Logan says this ballpark has been a long time coming. He feels Las Vegas has and will always be a baseball town and now loyal fans will have the state-of-the-art facility they deserve.
The Aviators’ home opener will be on Tuesday, April 9 vs. Sacramento River Cats, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
The Aviators open their season April 9 and all indications are their new home will be ready. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Vegas88s
Aerial view of the Aviators’ Las Vegas Ballpark under construction in Summerlin. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Vegas88s
Las Vegas Aviators reveal their new name after being formally known as the Las Vegas 51s.