The 51s defeated the Sounds, 8-5, in the rubber game of the three-game series before a Budweiser Dollar Beer Night crowd of 3,496 at Cashman Field.
Las Vegas right-hander Drew Gagnon recorded his second victory. He pitched 5.2 innings and allowed 5 hits, 3 runs, walked 1 and tied his season-high with 10 strikeouts on 101 pitches (63 strikes). Gagnon leads the PCL with 124 strikeouts in 112.0 innings pitched.
The 51s built a 5-0 lead after the first inning and first baseman Dominic Smith (2-for-3, walk) hit a two-run homer; right fielder Patrick Kivlehan was 2-for-4, two triples, two runs scored and second baseman Ty Kelly was 2-for-4, run scored.
Nashville first baseman Steve Lombardozzi was 2-for-3, two doubles, SF, RBI.