51s Keep Pace With Victory Over RedHawks

At Cashman Field, Matt den Dekker doubled and scored in the fourth inning, and he hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth as the 51s won their series against the RedHawks, taking three of four games. Las Vegas (65-55), which trails Sacramento (67-55) by a game in the Pacific South Division, rallied from a 3-0 deficit with two runs each in the fourth and fifth. Robert Carson gave up a two-out single to Marwin Gonzalez in the ninth before striking out Jon Singleton to get his ninth save. Brian Bixler had an RBI groundout and Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit an RBI single in the fourth, and Eric Campbell hit a tying sacrifice fly in the fifth. Schwinden allowed three runs on four hits in six innings, with four strikeouts and one walk. Oklahoma City (69-53) had four of its five hits in a three-run fourth. Jimmy Paredes doubled and scored on a groundout by Brandon Laird. Gonzalez singled, and Singleton and Jose Martinez followed with RBI doubles. Martinez, promoted to OKC on Wednesday after going 14-2 with a 2.02 ERA for Double-A Corpus Christi, gave up four runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings, with three strikeouts and five walks.51s also keep pace behind Sacramento trail by 1 game for division title…
News and Notes
New Orleans Zephyrs (LHP Brian Flynn vs Giancarlo Alvarado) 7pm KBAD 920 AM Russ Langer with the call.
Mets pitcher Jeremy Hefner has been optioned to 51s and Wilmer Flores has 1 HR 9 RBIs since his call up to
Mets.
Ed Rivera Ap

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