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Aces’ homers drop Aviators in Reno

RENO — Domingo Leyba and Abraham Almonte each hit three-run homers as the Reno Aces beat the Aviators 8-3 Saturday in a Pacific Coast League game at Greater Nevada Field.

Leyba’s homer, his seventh, came in the fifth inning, while Almonte’s blast, his fifth, came in the sixth. Tyler Heineman had three hits for the Aces (20-29).

Reliever Ryan Atkinson (1-0) picked up the win for Reno when starter Alex Young finished only the first four innings.

Starter Parker Dunshee (0-2) took the loss for the Aviators (27-23) after being tagged for eight hits and five earned runs in 5⅔ innings. He walked two and struck out five.

Las Vegas was paced offensively by Sheldon Neuse, who had two hits, including his seven home run, a solo shot, in the seventh.

Baby Cakes top Aviators on Alvarez hit

Eddy Alvarez’s two-run single in the eighth inning carried the New Orleans Baby Cakes to an 8-7 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators on Tuesday night before 7,683 at Las Vegas Ballpark.

France lifts Chihuahuas over Aviators

Ty France cracked a pair of two-run homers as the first-place El Paso Chihuahuas extended their division lead over the Aviators to four games with a 15-9 Pacific Coast League victory Thursday night before 10,766 at Las Vegas Ballpark.