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April 25, 2014

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Las Vegas 51s

  • 51s score just one run, still beat Fresno in extras
    April 12, 2014
    After nine scoreless innings for both teams, Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ solo home run to start the 10th inning today lifted the Las Vegas 51s ...
  • 51s’ bats silenced in loss at Fresno
    April 11, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s scored in the first inning today at the Fresno Grizzlies in their first road game of the season, but could muster any offense the rest of the game in a 5-1 defeat.
  • Five-run eighth inning helps 51s rally past Sacramento
    April 10, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s used a five-run eighth inning today against visiting Sacramento to erase a four-run deficit and claim the final game of the Pacific Coast League series with a 6-5 win.
  • Top prospect takes loss for 51s in defeat against Sacramento
    April 9, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s were limited to eight hits today against visiting Sacramento in a 7-4 loss at Cashman Field to snap a three-game winning streak.
  • 51s beat Sacramento, 7-6
    April 8, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s today won their third straight game by one run. Eric Campbell’s two-run home run in the seventh inning lifted ...
  • 51s win another game in the 9th inning
    April 7, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s are making of a habit of playing games decided in the last inning. Matt den Dekker’s run-scoring single today with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning plated Cesar Puello with the ...
  • 51s beat Fresno in ninth inning; take three games in season opening series
    April 6, 2014
    Zach Lutz’s game-ending RBI double scored Kirk Nieuwenhuis with the winning run today for the Las Vegas 51s in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 6-5 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies at Cashman Field.
  • Las Vegas 51's Matt den Dekker slides safely under Fresno's Tony Abreu during the 51's season opener against the Fresno Grizzlies Thursday, April 3, 2014.
    One strike away from winning, 51s give up 7 runs in ninth inning
    April 5, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s had a five-run lead today in the ninth inning and were one strike away from beating visiting the Fresno Grizzlies for the third straight day to open the season.
  • Fans watch the Las Vegas 51's season opener against the Fresno Grizzlies Thursday, April 3, 2014.
    51s score 4 runs in first inning, beat Fresno again
    April 4, 2014
    The Las Vegas 51s won their second straight game to open the season today, using a four-run first inning and pounding out 12 hits in an 11-6 victory against the visiting Fresno Grizzlies at Cashman Field.
  • Las Vegas 51s' Zach Lutz, right, celebrates with teammates after hitting a seventh-inning grand slam during the 51s' season opener against the Fresno Grizzlies at Cashman Field Thursday, April 3, 2014.
    Grand slam propels Las Vegas 51s to victory in season opener
    April 3, 2014
    One swing from Zach Lutz today helped the Las Vegas 51s start the season in grand fashion. Lutz connected on a seventh-inning grand slam in a five-run frame to help the 51s down the visiting Fresno Grizzlies 8-2 on Opening Day of the Triple-A season at Cashman Field. The 51s, the top affiliate of the New York Mets, picked up where they ...
  • Wally Backman, manager of the Las Vegas 51s, calls out to players during batting practice at Cashman Field on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
    Manager Wally Backman brings winning mentality to Las Vegas 51s
    April 3, 2014
    With eight returners from last season who at one point were promoted to the New York Mets, the Las Vegas 51s again are expected to field another winning team led by manager Wally Backman ...
  • Las Vegas 51s pitcher Noah Syndergaard warms up during practice at Cashman Field on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
    51s ace doesn’t buy into horror stories of pitching in Pacific Coast League
    April 2, 2014
    It was a typical spring day Tuesday afternoon at Cashman Field when Las Vegas 51s minor league baseball players had their first local practice of the season. The wind was gusting in every direction, further fueling the theory that Cashman is a hitter-friendly park. That argument holds true for ...
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