Sheldon Neuse hit a three-run homer and Jorge Mateo added a two-run single as the Las Vegas Aviators beat the Salt Lake Bees 5-2 on Friday in a Pacific Coast League game at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City.
Jose Lobaton socked a pair of three-run home runs, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to a 9-3 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators on Thursday night at Cheney Stadium.
Right-hander Tanner Anderson scattered four hits Wednesday in a game shortened to five innings because of rain as the Aviators topped the Tacoma Rainiers 3-0 in Pacific Coast League play at Cheney Stadium.
Jharel Cotton (0-1), who came on for Aviators starter Paul Blackburn in the eighth, suffered the loss.
Aviators outfielder Mark Payton has earned Pacific Coast League Player of the Week honors for July 8-14 to capture this award for the second time this season.
Nick Martini’s three-run homer in the sixth inning helped the Aviators pull away Sunday night in an 11-4 Pacific Coast League victory over the Salt Lake Bees before 8,472 at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Mark Payton homered three times and drove in five runs as the Las Vegas Aviators beat the Salt Lake Bees 13-9 in a Pacific Coast League game before 9,340 fans Saturday night at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Salt Lake rallied for four runs in the ninth inning and the Bees beat the Aviators 10-7 on Friday night in front of 8,905 people at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The Aviators launched six homers, including two each by Corban Joseph and Eric Campbell, in a 13-3 Pacific Coast League rout of the Salt Lake Bees on Thursday before 9,538 at Las Vegas Ballpark.
It was decided during a Pacific Coast League executive committee conference call that league members should consider extending safety netting to protect fans from foul balls.
Sheldon Neuse and Cameron Rupp each clubbed two-run homers as the Las Vegas Aviators managed a split of a doubleheader against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday with a 4-1 second-game victory at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Aviators-Isotopes suspended by rain
Brian Mundell and Drew Weeks each delivered two-run hits in the first inning Thursday night as the Albuquerque Isotopes downed the Las Vegas Aviators 8-2 in a Pacific Coast League game at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Beau Taylor’s two-out walk wit
Aviators infielder Franklin Barreto was awarded the Player of the Month by the Pacific Coast League for the month of June for the first time in his seven-year career.