Las Vegas 10, Colorado Springs 7
The Las Vegas 51s are inching closer to winning the Pacific Southern Division title.
Thursday, they finished a series at Colorado Springs by scoring six runs in the initial two innings for a 10-7 victory.
Today, they return home to Cashman Field with a two game lead against Sacramento heading into the final four games of the season, a series against Tucson.
Against Colorado Springs, Las Vegas pounded out 17 hits, including a two-run home run from Ruben Tejada in the first inning. Mike Baxter finished 3 for 5 for Las Vegas and hit a solo home run in the fourth.
The first game against Tucson is 7:05 p.m. today.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis: 2-for-6, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 R
Ruben Tejada: 3-for-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R
Mike Baxter: 3-for-5, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R
Dustin Lawley: 3-for-5, 2 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R
Juan Centeno: 2-for-5, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 R
Matt Fox: 6.2 IP, 6 H, 1 BB, 3 ER, 10 K