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Mathisen’s homer beats Aviators in Reno

RENO — Wyatt Mathisen delivered the crushing blow, a three-run home run in a four-run sixth inning, as the Reno Aces beat the Aviators 6-3 in Pacific Coast League play Sunday at Greater Nevada Field.

Abraham Almonte added a run-scoring double in the inning as the Aces (21-29) erased a 3-2 Aviators advantage.

Nick Martini’s RBI single in the top of the inning snapped a 2-2 tie, but starter Jake Buchanan (3-2) couldn’t hold the lead.

Martini had two hits and scored twice for the Aviators (27-24). Teammate Eric Campbell was 3-for-3 with a pair of walks.

Franklin Barreto hit a bases-empty homer, his third, for the Aviators in the second inning.

Buchanan went five innings, allowing seven hits and five runs, all earned.

Winner Anthony Vasquez worked six innings, allowing 10 hits and three earned runs.

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.