Las Vegas 51s 10, Memphis Redbirds 8


Press Release:

The 51s defeated the Redbirds, 10-8, in the finale of the four-game series (split the series) and the seven-game homestand before a Smith’s Value Menu Monday crowd of 4,075 at Cashman Field. Las Vegas completed the homestand with a 4-3 record.

Memphis, the defending PCL champion, built a 7-1 lead after 4 ½ innings. Las Vegas then took advantage of five Memphis errors (8 total unearned runs) and rallied for 9 unanswered runs to take a 10-7 lead after seven innings.

51s catcher Jose Lobaton was 4-for-4, walk, two doubles, 4 RBI, run scored; first baseman Peter Alonso was 3-for-5, double, 2 RBI, run scored and center fielder Kevin Kaczmarksi was 2-for-5, walk, RBI, run scored.

Las Vegas right-hander Corey Oswalt pitched 5 innings in the no decision, He allowed 9 hits, 7 runs, walked 2 and struck out 3 on 82 pitches (53 strikes).

The PCL has a scheduled off day on Tuesday, July 31.  The 51s will then embark on a seven-game “Midwest” road trip beginning on Wednesday, August 1 at Omaha, Nebraska against the Storm Chasers, Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals (August 1-3).


Tom Brennan said...

Lobaton hitting .384 in 21 AAA games.

Alonso is roaring again.

Poor Oswalt.

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