Memphis 5, Las Vegas 3
Francisco Pena hit another three-run home run Tuesday for the Las Vegas 51s, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-3 loss against host Memphis.
Zach Lutz had two hits for Las Vegas in the loss, becoming the 51s’ most accomplished hitter after slugger Wilmer Flores was promoted to the New York Mets earlier Tuesday. Giancarlo Alvarado allowed just one earned run over five innings, but he took the loss after after D.J. Mitchell and Jack Leathersich got rocked.
The 51s are off Wednesday. At 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Las Vegas hosts Oklahoma City at Cashman Field to open a series.
Carlos Alvarado: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 1 ER, 1 K
D.J. Mitchell: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 3 ER
Jack Leathersich: 0.1 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 ER, 1 K, 3-3 inherited runners scored
Justin Hampson: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 ER
Zach Lutz: 2-for-4, 1 R
Francisco Pena: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R