Las Vegas Aviators Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 5 Game Series From Sat To Wed June 29th – July 3rd

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS RETURN TO LAS VEGAS BALLPARK
FOR BRIEF FIVE-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST
INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM SATURDAY-WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 – JULY 3
AVIATORS JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 29)
LOS REYES DE PLATA “SILVER KINGS” (TUESDAY, JULY 2)
FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA (WEDNESDAY, JULY 3)
AVIATORS LEAD TRIPLE-A BASEBALL (30 TEAMS) IN
TOTAL HOME ATTENDANCE (379,202) AND AVERAGE (9,480)

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            The Las Vegas Aviators® professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, will open a brief five-game homestand against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Tripe-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Saturday, June 29 at Las Vegas Ballpark®.

The five-game series against Reno will conclude on Wednesday, July 3 with the Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by City National Bank.  All games in the series will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The Aviators, 44-35, are currently on a Northern California four-game road trip against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, that will conclude on Friday, June 28.

The Aviators organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The franchise is playing in their 37th season in the Silver State as a member of the PCL.

LAS VEGAS AVIATORS LEAD TRIPLE-A BASEBALL IN HOME ATTENDANCE:

The Aviators lead Triple-A baseball (30 teams: 16 in PCL; 14 in International League) in total home attendance (379,202) and average (9,480 in 40 dates).

The Charlotte Knights, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, lead the IL in total home attendance (329,720) and average (8,243 in 40 dates).

 

2019 LAS VEGAS BALLPARK ATTENDANCE: In 40 dates, Las Vegas total is 379,202 for an average of 9,480 (29 sellouts). The season-high sellout crowd was 12,111 vs. Tacoma on May 14 (Smokers Strike Out 16th Annual School Day Game). The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 37 seasons (1983-2019). The all-time attendance total now stands at 12,380,213.  In 36 seasons at Cashman Field (1983-2016), the attendance total was 12,001,011.

LARGEST SINGLE SEASON HOME ATTENDANCE:

1992    387,815           72 dates           5,386 average

1993    386,310           71 dates           5,441 average

2008    374,780           71 dates           5,279 average

2007    371,676           72 dates           5,162 average

*1983  365,848           75 dates           4,878 average

2006    365,659           72 dates           5,079 average

*inaugural season

 

The following is the schedule and promotions for the five-games from June 29 – July 3 at 7:05 p.m.:

            Saturday, June 29: *Aviators Jersey Night, pres by Valley Health System vs. Reno – SOLD OUT

Sunday, June 30: Silver State Diamond Challenge, presented by Nevada Donor Network vs. Reno

Monday, July 1: Silver State Diamond Challenge, presented by Nevada Donor Network vs. Reno

Tuesday, July 2: Los Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) vs. Reno

Wednesday, July 3: Fireworks Extravaganza, pres by City National Bank vs. Reno – SOLD OUT

 

*first 2,500 fans through the gates     

 

            SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE, presented by Nevada Donor Network: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2019 campaign will mark the 11th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 10-games-6)

2019: Series is tied 4-games-to-4

 

 

            +MiLB Es Divertido Ser Un Fan – “It’s Fun To Be A Fan Campaign!” The Aviators will transform to the Las Vegas Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) eight times during the 2019 season at the Las Vegas Ballpark.  The remaining dates are: Tuesday, July 2, July 23, July 30, August 20.

Minor League Baseball announced on Feb. 18, 2019 the second annual Copa de la Diversión® (Fun Cup™) event series taking place during the 2019 season.  MiLB, on July 24, 2017, launched Es Divertido Ser Un Fan, a new multi-cultural fan engagement platform aimed at specifically connecting with Hispanic/Latino baseball fans in 160 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The program debuted in August 2017 in select MiLB markets, including Las Vegas, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kane County, Illinois; and Visalia, California, with national expansion implemented in the 2018 season!

The Las Vegas Reyes de Plata will take the field celebrating the city and state’s pioneering history at the forefront of the precious metal mining business that continues to define the Silver State today.

Reno’s roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Widener (No. 7).

Following the homestand, the Aviators will embark on a brief four-game road trip to Albuquerque, N.M. to face the Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, from Thursday-Sunday, July 4-7.

The Triple-A All-Star break will then commence from Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10. The 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities Triple-A All-Star Game, the 32nd annual contest featuring the International League vs. Pacific Coast League, will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas, home of the Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The game will begin at 6:05 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on the MLB Network.

 

The Aviators will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the Aviators website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.aviatorslv.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 20th season behind the microphone calling Aviators baseball.

All Aviators games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via aviatorslv.com.

Tickets for all Aviators home games can be purchased at Las Vegas Ballpark Box Office.

Box Office Hours:

NON-GAME DAYS:

Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday is closed

GAME DAYS:

Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to end of game

Sunday night games (June – September) from noon to end of game

NOTE: Las Vegas Ballpark will call is located off Pavilion Center Drive near the main entrance to the ballpark, Will call is open 1.5 hours before the game and closed at the end of the game.

Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).

The Aviators will be offering a military and first responders discount through the team’s partnership with GovX (www.govx.com) – – $5.00 off tickets through the website.

The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are subject to dynamic pricing.

The pricing classifications are subject to change:

Home Plate Box ($35-$45)

Dugout Prime ($29-$39)

Dugout Box ($22-$32)

Outfield Prime ($18-$28)

Outfield Box ($15-$25)

4 Topps Corners ($50-$60)

Home Run Porch ($50-$60)

Social/Berm ($12-$22)

2019 Group Tickets are on sale and the phone number is (702) 943-7200.

Official licensed Aviators team merchandise is available at the Las Vegas Ballpark TEAM STORE and on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.aviatorslv.com.

 

– Visit the Las Vegas Aviators on the Internet at www.aviators.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 4 Game Homestand At Cashman Field From Thurs.-Sun., Aug. 9th – 12th

 

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL, THE RENO ACES
FROM THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 9-12
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 9)
FIREWORKS SHOW (FRIDAY, AUGUST 10);
51s BASEBALL DUFFLE BAG NIGHT/KIDS NIGHT OUT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

 

 

 

The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, on Thursday, August 9 at Cashman Field.  The four-game series will conclude on Sunday, August 12 and all games in the series will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, concluded a seven-game “Midwest” road trip on Tuesday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa against the Cubs, Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

The PCL has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, August 8.

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

            2018 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 56 dates, Las Vegas total is 256,214 for an average of 4,575. The season-high crowd is 9,321 vs. Salt Lake on July 3 for the Fireworks Extravaganza!  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 mark in “home” attendance in all 35 seasons (1983-2017).  The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,925,001.

            Budweiser Dollar Beer Night, presented by Laughlin, will be featured in the series opener against the Aces on Thursday, August 9.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2018 season.

Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in game two of the series on Friday, August 10.

51s Baseball Duffle Bag Night on Kids Night Out, presented by CSN (College of Southern Nevada), will be featured in game three of the series against Reno on Saturday, August 11.  The first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.) will receive the jersey.

Reno’ roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 8).

 

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.  Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2018 campaign will mark the 10th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Las Vegas leads the series, 7-games-to-5        

Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a seven-game road trip beginning in Northern California on Monday, August 13 against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros. The three-game series will conclude on Wednesday, August 15.  Las Vegas will then travel to El Paso, Texas, to face the first-place Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, August 16-19.  El Paso has won the Pacific Conference Southern Division for three straight seasons (2015-17).

Following the road trip from August 13-19, the next scheduled off day for the PCL is Monday, August 20.

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 19th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). 

The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $17.00 (field, $18.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game).  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.

Season tickets and mini-plan packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.

 

LAS VEGAS BALLPARK 2019 SEASON TICKET DEPOSITS:

Fans can reserve their spot in the new Las Vegas Ballpark by placing a season ticket deposit for just $100 per seat; $100 per seat for club seat and $100 for a group event.

To make a deposit, go to http://bit.ly/LVBallparkDeposit

Customers who place a deposit will be able to select their seats after current 51s season ticket holders. Deposit priority will be based on the time and date of deposit.

Inventory is limited on season tickets and the opportunity to purchase will be determined on a first come – first served basis. Priority order is based on 2018 season ticket holders, followed by customers who make a $100 deposit and finally the general public.

The $100 deposit will be kept on the customer’s account to secure the priority. At the date of the purchase, the deposit will be applied towards the total cost of the season tickets or group event.  All deposits are refundable if customers decide not to purchase tickets.

            NOTE: For fans that are currently a SEASON TICKET HOLDER or GROUP BUYER, there is no need to place a deposit for the 2019 season.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 4 Game Homestand From June 21st – 24th

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM JUNE 21-24
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 21)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JUNE 22)
51s CAMOUFLAGE JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 23)

 

 
The Las Vegas 51s PROFESSIONAL baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand on Thursday, June 21 against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The series against the Aces will conclude on Sunday, June 24 at 12:05 p.m. (final Sunday “matinee” home game of the season). The remaining Sunday “home games” will be played at 7:05 p.m. on July 1,15,29, August 12 and September 2.

The 51s, under manager Tony DeFrancesco, are currently on a seven-game road trip that will conclude on Tuesday, June 19 in Oklahoma City, Okla., against the Dodgers, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The PCL then has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, June 20.

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

            2018 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 36 dates, Las Vegas total is 174,816 for an average of 4,856. The season-high crowd is 9,003 vs. Fresno on April 20.  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 mark in “home” attendance in all 35 seasons (1983-2017).  The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,843,603.

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night, presented by Laughlin, will be featured in the series opener vs. Reno on Thursday, June 21.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2018 season.

Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game Fireworks Show, presented by Findlay Toyota, will be featured in game two of the series on Friday, June 21 at 7:05 p.m.

51s Camouflage Jersey Night, presented by Nevada Department of Wildlife, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), will be featured in game three of the series vs. the Aces on Saturday, June 23 at 7:05 p.m.

Reno’ roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 8).

 

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.  Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2018 campaign will mark the 10th season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno Aces (Reno won series 12-games-to-4)

2018: Reno leads the series, 3-games-to-2

Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a brief four-game road trip to the Pacific Northwest beginning on Monday, June 25.  Las Vegas will face the Tacoma Rainiers, Triple-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and the series will conclude on Thursday, June 28.

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 140 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 19th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).

             The individual game tickets for the 70-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $17.00 (field, $18.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game).  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.

Season tickets and mini-plan packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com.   

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

 

Las Vegas 51s Host Salt Lake Bees and Intrastate Rival Reno Aces In 8 Game Home Stand From August 19th – 27th

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST SALT LAKE AND INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO FROM AUGUST 19-27
KRIS BRYANT BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 19)
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 24)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, AUGUST 25)
51s DUFFLE BAG NIGHT (SATURDAY, AUGUST 26)
LAS VEGAS REYES DE PLATA (TUESDAY, AUG. 22)

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open an eight-game homestand on Saturday, August 19 against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The four-game series against the Bees will conclude on Tuesday, August 22. The next scheduled off day for the PCL is Wednesday, August 23.  Las Vegas will then host intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, August 24-27.  All eight games on the homestand will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 51s, under first-year manager Pedro Lopez, are currently on an eight-game road trip in Northern California against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, that will conclude on Friday, August 18.

2017 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 59 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 295,715 for an average of 5,012.  Las Vegas has recorded five sellouts: 9,872 for Star Wars Night/Fireworks on April 28 vs. Albuquerque; season-high crowd of 10,342 for the Smokers Strike Out 14th Annual School Day Game on May 3 vs. Tacoma; 9,559 for the Fireworks/Nevada Donor Network Donate Life Night on May 5 vs. Tacoma; 9,353 for the Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4 vs. El Paso; 10,520 for the Kids Night Out/51s Cooler Bag on August 5 vs. Oklahoma City. The Las Vegas franchise is 4,285 fans shy of reaching the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance for the 35th consecutive season (1983-2017). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,605,443.  The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

            Kris Bryant Bobblehead Night, presented by CSN, will be featured in the opener of the homestand on Saturday, August 19. The first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), will receive a Bryant Bobblehead in a Bonanza High School uniform.

LAS VEGAN KRIS BRYANT: The 2010 graduate of Bonanza High School was the 2016 National League Most Valuable Player and helped lead the Chicago Cubs to the World Series championship for the first time in 108 years (1908)!  The ’16 MVP batted .292 (176-for-603) with 77 extra-base hits (35 doubles, 39 HR) and 102 RBI. He became just the second Cub to ever reach 35 home runs in his age-24 season, joining Ernie Banks.  He earned 2015 Sporting News & BBWAA National League Rookie of the Year honors.

SCE Federal Credit Union presents “Drive it out of the Park” sweepstakes on Saturday, August 19.

51s fans will have the opportunity to “sign up” at the game at one of the three SCE Federal Credit Union tables located in the concourse level. The three contestants will then be selected from those entries to compete in the contest.

The contest will take place at the end of the 7th inning on the field. The three contestants will roll specialty dice and if the “SCE Logo” appears on all the dice, the contestant will win $25,000 toward a vehicle from Findlay Chevy.

The 51s, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball, will present “Peanut-Free Night” on Sunday, August 20 in game two of the four-game series. MiLB, on August 3, announced the partnership with Auvi-Q and its food allergy awareness campaign.

             “Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be presented in game three of the series on August 21. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the ninth straight season!  The 51s and Centerplate have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.           

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be presented in the opener of the four-game series against Reno on Thursday, August 24 (final $1.00 Beer Night of the season). Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game “Fireworks Show,” presented by Vons will be featured in game two of the series against the Aces on Friday, August 25.

            51s Duffle Bag Night, presented by SCE Federal Credit Union, will be distributed to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.) in game three of the series vs. Reno on Saturday, August 26.

MiLB Es Divertido Ser Un Fan – “It’s Fun To Be A Fan Campaign” at Cashman Field on Tuesday, August 22:

The 51s will transform to the Las Vegas Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) for the third time in 2017 (1-1 record). The Reyes de Plata will wear special hats and jerseys for the contest vs. Salt Lake.

MiLB (on July 24) launched Es Divertido Ser Un Fan, a new multi-cultural fan engagement platform aimed at specifically connecting with Hispanic/Latino baseball fans in 160 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The program debuted in August in select MiLB markets, including Las Vegas, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kane County, Illinois; and Visalia, California, with a national expansion planned for 2018.

The Las Vegas Reyes de Plata will take the field celebrating the city and state’s pioneering history at the forefront of the precious metal mining business that continues to define the Silver State today.

“The Reyes de Plata name plays off the fact that Nevada is the Silver State and embraces the impact and history that the Hispanic/Latino community had early in the precious metals mining industry that ultimately made Nevada state-worthy during the final months of the Civil War. The Tuesday re-branding that will occur during August games is something that is unique in professional sports and goes beyond one-off heritage nights,” said 51s General Manager/VP of Sales & Marketing Chuck Johnson.

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2017 campaign will mark the ninth season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno leads the series 8-games-to-4

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 142 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 18th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder Socrates Brito (No. 4) and right-handed pitcher Taylor Clarke (No. 7). 

Following the homestand, Las Vegas will embark on its final road trip of the ’17 season to Northern California. The 51s will face the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in a four-game series from Monday-Thursday, August 28-31.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).

The individual game tickets for the 71-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $16.00 (field, $17.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game).  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.

2018 Season tickets and mini-plan packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com 

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

Las Vegas 51s Host Colorado Springs Sky Sox , OKC Dodgers, Reno Aces In Season Long 12 Game Home Stand from July 29th Through August 10th

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR SEASON LONG
12-GAME, 13-DAY HOMESTAND FROM JULY 29 – AUGUST 10
AGAINST COLORADO SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA CITY, INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO
REBEL JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 29)
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 & 10)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, AUG. 4)
51s COOLER BAG NIGHT (SATURDAY, AUG. 5)
LAS VEGAS REYES DE PLATA GAMES ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 & 8

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open a season long 12-game, 13-day homestand on Saturday, July 29 against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The four-game series against the Sky Sox will conclude on Tuesday, August 1.  The PCL has a scheduled off day on Wednesday, August 2.  Las Vegas will then host the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, August 3-6.  The homestand will conclude with a four-game series against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, from Monday-Thursday, August 7-10.  All 12 games on the homestand will begin at 7:05 p.m.

The 51s, under first-year manager Pedro Lopez, are currently on an all-Tennessee eight-game road trip that will conclude in Nashville against the Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A’s, on Friday, July 28.

2017 CASHMAN FIELD ATTENDANCE: In 47 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 243,672 for an average of 5,185.  Las Vegas has recorded four sellouts: 9,872 for Star Wars Night/Fireworks on April 28 vs. Albuquerque; season-high crowd of 10,342 for the Smokers Strike Out 14th Annual School Day Game on May 3 vs. Tacoma; 9,559 for the Fireworks/Nevada Donor Network Donate Life Night on May 5 vs. Tacoma; 9,353 for the Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4 vs. El Paso.  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 34 seasons (1983-2016). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,553,400.  The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

            Rebel Jersey Night, presented by the Nevada Department of Wildlife, will be distributed to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), in the opener of the homestand vs. Colorado Springs on Saturday, July 29.

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be presented twice on Thursday, August 3 against Oklahoma City and in the finale of the homestand against the Aces on Thursday, August 10.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2017 season.  Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

A spectacular post-game “Fireworks Show,” presented by Albertsons will be featured in game two of the series against the Dodgers on Friday, August 4.

            Kids Night Out & 51s Cooler Bag Night, will be distributed to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.), in game three of the series vs. Oklahoma City on Saturday, August 5.

MiLB Es Divertido Ser Un Fan – “It’s Fun To Be A Fan Campaign” at Cashman Field on Tuesday, August 1 & 8:

The 51s will transform to the Las Vegas Reyes de Plata (“Silver Kings”) for two games during the homestand.  The Reyes de Plata will wear special hats and jerseys for the “two” Tuesday games as they host the Sky Sox (August 1) and Aces (August 8).

MiLB (on July 24) launched Es Divertido Ser Un Fan, a new multi-cultural fan engagement platform aimed at specifically connecting with Hispanic/Latino baseball fans in 160 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. The program will debut this August in select MiLB markets, including Las Vegas, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kane County, Illinois; and Visalia, California, with a national expansion planned for 2018.

The Las Vegas Reyes de Plata will take the field celebrating the city and state’s pioneering history at the forefront of the precious metal mining business that continues to define the Silver State today.

“The Reyes de Plata name plays off the fact that Nevada is the Silver State and embraces the impact and history that the Hispanic/Latino community had early in the precious metals mining industry that ultimately made Nevada state-worthy during the final months of the Civil War. The Tuesday re-branding that will occur during August games is something that is unique in professional sports and goes beyond one-off heritage nights,” said 51s General Manager/VP of Sales & Marketing Chuck Johnson.

“Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be presented twice during the homestand on July 31 vs. Colorado Springs and in the opener of the four-game series vs. Reno on August 7.  Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the ninth straight season!  The 51s and Centerplate have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

           

            WestStar Credit Union “Winning Wednesday” will be featured for the final time during the ’17 season on Wednesday, August 9 vs. Reno in game three of the series.

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2017 campaign will mark the ninth season of the S.S.D.C.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces (Reno won series 9-games-to-7)

2017: Reno leads the series 5-games-to-3

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 142 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 18th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Colorado Springs’ roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Brewers organization, according to Baseball America: Top prospect, outfielder Lewis Brinson and right-handed pitcher Brandon Woodruff (No. 7).

Outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis is also a member of the Sky Sox roster. He played in parts of three seasons for the 51s from 2013-15.

Oklahoma City’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Dodgers organization, according to Baseball America: outfielder Alex Verdugo (No. 4) and second baseman Willie Calhoun (No. 5).

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Top prospect, left-hander Anthony Banda and outfielder Socrates Brito (No. 4).

             Following the homestand, Las Vegas will embark on an eight-game road trip beginning on Friday, August 11 in El Paso, Texas against the Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The four-game series will conclude on Monday, August 14.  The 51s will then travel to Northern California to face the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, in a four-game series from Tuesday-Friday, August 15-18.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the SCE Federal Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com).

The individual game tickets for the 71-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $16.00 (field, $17.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00 ($35-Day of Game).  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season.

Season tickets and mini-plan packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com. 

 – Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces in Four Game Homestand from July 22nd – 25th

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51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM JULY 22-25
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JULY 22) – 51s SOCKS NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 23)
SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (JULY 25)
SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE TIED 6-GAMES-TO-6

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the 2015 National League Champion New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand on Friday, July 22 against intrastate rival the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Cashman Field.  All four games of the series from Friday-Monday, July 22-25 will begin at 7:05 p.m.

 

The 51s, under fourth-year manager Wally Backman, are currently on an eight-game Midwest road trip (3-3 record: 3-1 vs. Iowa; 0-2 vs. Omaha) that will conclude on Thursday evening against the Omaha Storm Chasers, Triple-A affiliate of the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals.

 

Las Vegas, 49-46 record (.516), is in second place in the Pacific Conference Southern Division. First-place El Paso (56-40, .583, best record in PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, leads Las Vegas by 6 ½ games.

 

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

 

2016 ATTENDANCE: In 44 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 219,054 for an average of 4,979.  The season-high “home crowd” was an overflow sellout of 11,726 vs. Tacoma on April 28 for Fireworks/Star Wars Night. Las Vegas recorded its second sellout of the season vs. El Paso on May 13 with an overflow crowd of 11,449 on Fireworks/Hometown Heroes Night and then the third sellout was on the 4th of July vs. Salt Lake (10,143).  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 33 seasons (1983-2015). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,196,783. The Las Vegas franchise welcomed the 11-millionth fan (Brian Johnson) during the opening homestand on April 14 vs. Sacramento.

 

            The 8 News Now Viva Las Vegas Fireworks (post-game show),” presented by The Orleans & Gold Coast will be featured in the series opener vs. the Aces on Friday, July 22.

 

Game two of the series on Saturday, July 23 vs. the Aces will feature 51s Socks Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates (open at 6 p.m.)

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BURGER KING FAMILY FOUR-PACK (ONLY $56.00!) – FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 22-23:

The 51s present the Burger King “Family Four Pack” which includes: 4 Las Vegas 51s Tickets; 4 Las Vegas 51s Hats; 4 Game Programs; 4 Hot Dog & Soda Vouchers; 4 Whopper Bogo Coupons for only $56.00! (retail value approximately $180.00).  Fans can order the four-pack on line (LV.51.com), Cashman Field Box Office or by phone at (702) 943-7200 (use OFFER CODE: BK51s).

 

            “Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be featured in the finale of the homestand against Reno on July 25. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the eighth straight season!  The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

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SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2016 campaign will mark the eighth season of the S.S.D.C.

 

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: The 16-game season series is tied 6-6

 

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Right-handed pitcher Braden Shipley (No. 3) and INF/OF Peter O’Brien (No. 10).

 

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 17th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball. He also called the action for the 2016 Triple-A All-Star Game Radio Network (July 13).

 

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

 

Following the homestand, the 51s will embark on a brief five-game (four-day) road trip to Northern California against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, from Tuesday-Friday, July 26-29. The two teams will play a double-header on Thursday, July 28 from the Saturday, April 8 rainout at Cashman Field.

 

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

 

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $16.00 (field, $17.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00.  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” which was held on Monday, July 4.

 

Season tickets and mini-plan packages (11, 22, 36-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 943-7200.

 

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com. 

 

 

 

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

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Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno Aces from June 13th to 16th at Cashman Field

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51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A BRIEF FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND
AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO ACES FROM JUNE 13-16
SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (JUNE 13)
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 16)
SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE ENTERS EIGHTH SEASON

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the 2015 National League Champion New York Mets, will open a brief four-game homestand on Monday, June 13 against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m. (all four games in the series from June 13-16 will begin at 7:05 p.m.)

 

The 51s, under fourth-year manager Wally Backman, are currently on a four-game road trip in Albuquerque, N.M., against the Isotopes, Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies (1-1 on the trip). The series will conclude on Sunday evening.

 

Las Vegas, 32-28 record (.533), is in second place in the Pacific Conference Southern Division. First-place El Paso (35-25, .583), Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, leads Las Vegas by three games.

 

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

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2016 ATTENDANCE: In 30 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 156,374 for an average of 5,212.  The season-high “home crowd” was an overflow sellout of 11,726 vs. Tacoma on April 28 for Fireworks/Star Wars Night. Las Vegas then recorded its second sellout of the season vs. El Paso on May 13 with an overflow crowd of 11,449 on Fireworks/Hometown Heroes Night.  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 33 seasons (1983-2015). The all-time attendance total now stands at 11,134,103. The Las Vegas franchise welcomed the 11-millionth fan (Brian Johnson) during the opening homestand on April 14 vs. Sacramento.

 

“Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be featured in the opener of the homestand on June 13.  Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the eighth straight season (except for the Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4)!  The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey (“The Greatest Show on Earth”) Circus Night will also be presented on Monday, June 13. Cast members from the circus will be at the ballpark to create “Circus Themed” in game promotions. The circus will perform at the Thomas & Mack Center from June 16-19.

 

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be presented in the finale of the homestand on Thursday, June 16 on UNLV & UNR Alumni Night.  Former UNLV track star Jordan Hardy will sing the National Anthem.  Dollar Beer Night will be featured at every Thursday home game during the 2016 season.  Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

 

Reno’s roster features three of the top 10 prospects in the Aces organization, according to Baseball America: Right-handed pitcher Braden Shipley (No. 3); OF Socrates Brito (No. 8) and INF/OF Peter O’Brien (No. 10).

 

Las Vegan Tyler Wagner is also on the Aces roster. The right-handed pitcher is a 2010 graduate of Bishop Gorman High School and was a teammate of Joey Gallo (Texas Rangers). He played at the University of Utah and was selected by Milwaukee in the fourth round of June 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Wagner made his Major League debut with the Brewers vs. Arizona on May 31, 2015.

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The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on NBC Sports Radio AM 920 ‘THE GAME’, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the 10-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 17th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

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All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

 

SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE: In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada…Reno defeated Las Vegas, 3-games-to-1, in the 2015 PCL Conference Championship Series.

The 2016 campaign will mark the eighth season of the S.S.D.C.

 

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2015: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 11-games-to-5, Las Vegas retains trophy)

2016: Reno Aces lead 16-game series, 3-games-to-1

 

Following the homestand, Las Vegas will embark on an eight-game road trip beginning on Friday, June 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah against the Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The four-game series will conclude on Monday, June 20.  The 51s will then travel to Northern Nevada to face the Aces in a four-game series from Tuesday-Friday, June 21-24 at Greater Nevada Field.

 

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

 

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $16.00 (field, $17.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $30.00.  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza, field and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” on Monday, July 4 (all seats priced at $16.00-presale & $17.00-Day of Game for this special event).

 

Season tickets and mini-plan packages (11, 22, 36-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

 

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com. 

 

  

 

 

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

 

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Las Vegas 51s Host El Paso Chihuahuas , Reno Aces, Salt Lake Bees in Season-Long 11-Game Homestand / June 6th Through 17th

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51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR A SEASON-LONG
11-GAME (12-DAY) HOMESTAND (JUNE 6-17) VS
EL PASO, INTRASTATE RIVAL RENO & SALT LAKE;
INSIDE KIDS CARNIVAL (SATURDAY, JUNE 6)
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 11)
SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (JUNE 8 & 15)
FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JUNE 12)
51s FEDORA HAT NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 13)

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open a season-long 11-game (12-day) homestand on Saturday, June 6 against the El Paso Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m.  The four-game series against El Paso will conclude with a matinee contest on Tuesday, June 9 at 12:05 p.m.  Following a PCL scheduled off day on Wednesday, June 10, the 51s will host intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, June 11-14.  Las Vegas will then conclude the homestand against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, in a three-game series from Monday-Wednesday, June 15-17 (15-16 at 7:05 p.m. & 17th at 12:05 p.m.)

 

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Las Vegas, under third-year manager Wally Backman and the 2014 PCL Manager of the Year, are currently on an eight-game “All Tennessee” road trip (0-6 record) that concludes on Friday evening against the Memphis Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.   The “first place” 51s (29-25 record) hold a 2.5 game lead over second-place El Paso (26-27) in the Pacific Southern Division.

 

The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

 

 

 

2015 ATTENDANCE: In 23 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 128,218 for an average of 5,575.  The 51s began the 2015 “home” season with back-to-back sellouts on April 17 (11,007) and April 18 (9,928).  The “home opener” crowd on April 17 of 11,007 was the largest in the 33-year franchise history (10,622 – inaugural home opener on April 10, 1983 vs. Salt Lake City).  The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 32 seasons (1983-2014) and the all-time attendance total now stands at 10,772,427.

 

The annual Inside Kids Carnival will be featured in the opener of the homestand on Saturday, June 6 against El Paso on Communities in Schools of Nevada Night.  The popular “carnival” will be held inside the Cashman Convention Hall from 4 to 6 p.m. and the carnival is free with a game ticket to the Las Vegas/El Paso contest at 7:05 p.m.

 

Communities in Schools of Nevada Night – June 6

CIS of Nevada is the local affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention program, doing whatever it takes to empower students to stay in school and achieve in life. Currently in 43 schools and serving 44,000 students statewide, CIS of Nevada hope to build on its partnership with the Las Vegas 51s, a staple of the community, to increase awareness about our mission and our successes in Clark, Elko and Washoe counties.  Communities in Schools of Nevada, Board Chair Susie Lee and Plaza Bank generously sponsored tickets for their valued staff to attend this special awareness event.  

 

Game two of the four-game series on Sunday, June 7 will feature a matinee contest at 12:05 p.m.

 

Smith’s Value Menu Monday will be presented in game three of the series on June 8 and the opener of the three-game series vs. Salt Lake on June 15 at 7:05 p.m.  Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the seventh straight season!  The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

 

El Paso’s roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Padres organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder Rymer Liriano (No. 6).

 

The opener of the four-game series against the Aces on Thursday, June 11 at 7:05 p.m. will feature Budweiser Dollar Beer Night on Three Square Night.  “Dollar Beer Night” will be presented at every Thursday home game during the 2015 season.  Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

 

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Three Square Food Bank – June 11

Three Square Food Bank will benefit from a portion of proceeds from ticket sales for the Las Vegas 51s game on June 11. Three Square’s President and CEO Brian Burton will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. There will be opportunities for spectators to donate and learn about the nonprofit organization’s mission to provide wholesome food to hungry people in Southern Nevada. This partnership provides an opportunity for Three Square to connect with a local audience about the issue of food insecurity in our community, as well as raise funds to aid in the fight against hunger.

 

A spectacular post-game “Fireworks Show,” presented by Desert Radiologists & #SpritzerSeason with Barefoot Refresh will be featured on Friday, June 12 at 7:05 p.m. on Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Night.

 

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada – June 12

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada will be collecting Peanut Butter at the Main Entrance to Cashman Field to support the Hands of Hope Community Food Pantry.   The Hands of Hope Community Food Pantry provides nutritious options for an average of 4,500 families in need each month. Peanut butter is a common staple in many households and a grocery item needed to fill the pantry shelves. Take your family out to the ball game and help the Las Vegas 51s and Catholic Charities’ fulfill its mission of serving the local community.

 

51s Fedora Hat Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates, presented by Nevada State Bank, will be featured in game three of the series against Reno on Saturday, June 13 at 7:05 p.m. on ALS Association Nevada Chapter Night.

 

ALS Association Nevada Chapter – June 13

The ALS Association Nevada Chapter is pleased to partner with the Las Vegas 51s to provide our supporters and pALS (people with ALS) and their families a fun night of baseball. Rowena Yabut, whose husband Leo Yabut has ALS, will be throwing out the first pitch in honor of Nevada’s ALS community. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and so we are always excited to partner with baseball teams and players. The ALS Association is leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empowering people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

 

The finale of the series against Reno on Sunday, June 14 will feature a matinee contest at 12:05 p.m.

 

Reno’s roster features one of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder/catcher Peter O’Brien (No. 8).

 

In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.

 

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, Las Vegas retain trophy)

2015: Las Vegas leads series 6-games-to-2

 

Salt Lake’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Angels organization, according to Baseball America: Second baseman Alex Yarbrough (No. 8) and right-handed pitcher Nick Tropeano (No. 9).

 

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on Sports 920 (AM) The Game, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the nine-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 16th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

 

 

 

Following the homestand, Las Vegas will embark on an seven-game (eight day road trip) beginning on Thursday, June 18 in Northern California against the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.  The four-game series will conclude on Sunday, June 21.

Following a PCL scheduled off day on Monday, June 22, the 51s will then travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, to face the Bees in a three-game series from Tuesday-Thursday, June 23-25.

 

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

 

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $11.00 (reserved, $12.00-Day of Game); $14.00 (plaza, $15.00-Day of Game) and $15.00 (field, $16.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $25.00.  The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on field, plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” on Saturday, July 4 (all seats are priced at $15.00 for this special event).

 

Season tickets and mini-plan packages (11, 22, 36-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

 

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com. 

 

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Las Vegas 51s Host Reno Aces in PCL Conference Championship Series (Sept. 3-4) – Mountain Ridge Little League Team at 51s Game (Wed., Sept. 3)

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2014 PCL PACIFIC SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS
FACE INTRASTATE RIVAL THE RENO ACES IN
PCL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
BEST-OF-5 FROM SEPTEMBER 3rd – 7th
HOST GAMES #1 & #2 ON WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY
SEPTEMBER 3-4 AT CASHMAN FIELD AT 7:05 P.M.

 Mountain Ridge Little League Team at 51s Game (Wed., Sept. 3)

The Las Vegas 51s (81-63, .563) professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, and back-to-back Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open the PCL Conference Championship Series (Best-of-5), against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces (81-63, .563), Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Pacific Northern Division Champions, on Wednesday, September 3 at Cashman Field (9,334) at 7:05 p.m.  Game #2 will also be played at Cashman Field on Thursday, September 4 at 7:05 p.m.  Games #3, (#4, #5, if necessary) will be played at Aces Ballpark (9,100) in Downtown Reno.  Las Vegas and Reno were both tied for the best record in the 16-team PCL.

 

The first 1,500 fans through the gates on Wednesday will receive a “three-quarter” sleeve 51s T-Shirt and Thursday’s contest will feature Budweiser Dollar Beer NightProper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

 

The Mountain Ridge Little League team will be at Cashman Field tomorrow evening for Game #1 of the Pacific Coast League Conference Championship Series between intrastate rivals, the Reno Aces vs. Las Vegas 51s.

 Mountain Ridge will be involved in pre-game ceremonies on the field. The first pitch to open the Best-of-5 series is at 7:05 p.m.

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– The 2014 PCL Playoffs –

 

Conference Championship Series Schedule (Best-of-5):

Game 1: Wednesday, Sept. 3: Pacific Northern (Reno) at Pacific Southern (Las Vegas)

Game 2: Thursday, Sept. 4: Pacific Northern at Pacific Southern

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 5: Pacific Southern at Pacific Northern

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 6*: Pacific Southern at Pacific Northern

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 7*: Pacific Southern at Pacific Northern

 

Game 1: Wednesday, Sept. 3: American Southern (Memphis) at American Northern (Omaha)

Game 2: Thursday, Sept. 4: American Southern at American Northern

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 5: American Northern at American Southern

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 6*: American Northern at American Southern

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 7*: American Northern at American Southern

 

PCL Championship Series (Best-of-5)

Game 1: Tuesday, Sept. 9: American Conference Winner at Pacific Conference Winner

Game 2: Wednesday, Sept. 10: American Conference Winner at Pacific Conference Winner

Game 3: Friday, Sept. 12: Pacific Conference Winner at American Conference Winner

Game 4: Saturday, Sept. 13*: Pacific Conference Winner at American Conference Winner

Game 5: Sunday, Sept. 14*: Pacific Conference Winner at American Conference Winner

 

*if necessary

 

2014 Gildan Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game

Tuesday, September 16: Pacific Coast League Champion vs. International League Champion

At BB&T Ballpark (10,000) in Charlotte, North Carolina (Home of the Charlotte Knights, Triple-A affiliate of the

Chicago White Sox, and will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network at 4 p.m. (PDT).

 

51s Playoff Tickets are on sale now at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field.  The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m.  Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.  Individual single game ticket prices are: $14.00 (Field), $13.00 (Plaza), $10.00 (Reserved) and the Blue Dugout Seats ($25.00).

The 51s, under manager Wally Backman (2014 PCL Manager of the Year), finished the 2014 campaign tied with the best record in the 16-team PCL with an 81-63 (.563).  Reno also compiled an 81-63 record (.563) and the 2014 season series against Las Vegas was tied 8-games-to-8.  The Syracuse Chiefs, Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, held the best record in the International League (14 teams) and all of Triple-A baseball with a 81-62 (.566) mark.

 

            PACIFIC CONFERENCE SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS (2013 & 2014) – Las Vegas will advance to the PCL Playoffs for the 10th time.  The 51s had the distinction of being in first place wire-to-wire during the 2014 campaign.  Las Vegas finished over the .500 mark for the third consecutive season (2012-14) and it also marked the first time in franchise history (32 seasons, 1983-2014).

 

            LAS VEGAS 80-WIN SEASONS – The Las Vegas franchise has won 80 or more games in a season five times:  85 (2002, franchise best 85-59 record (.590); 83 (1983 inaugural season, 83-60 (.580); 81 (81-63, .563 in 2013); 81 (81-63, .563 in 2014); 80 (1986 PCL champions with an 80-62 mark (.563).  Las Vegas has recorded back-to-back 80-win seasons for the first time in franchise history (2013 & 2014).

 

LAS VEGAS ALL-TIME PLAYOFF RECAP

1983 – Albuquerque Dukes defeated Las Vegas 3-to-2

1984 – Hawaii Islanders defeated Las Vegas 3-to-0

*1986 – Las Vegas defeated Phoenix Firebirds 3-to-2

– PCL Championship Series – Las Vegas

defeated Vancouver Canadians 3-games-to-2

1987 – Albuquerque Dukes defeated Las Vegas 3-to-0

*1988 – Las Vegas defeated Albuquerque 3-games-to-0

– PCL Championship Series – Las Vegas

defeated Vancouver Canadians 3-games-to-1

 1992 – Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated

Las Vegas 3-games-to-2

1996 – Phoenix Firebirds defeated Las Vegas 3-to-0

2002 – Edmonton Trappers defeated Las Vegas 51s

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2013 – Salt Lake Bees defeated Las Vegas 51s

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Las Vegas all-time PCL playoff record: 18-26 (.409)                          *PCL Champions

 

In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.

 

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8, 51s retain trophy)

 

           2014 ATTENDANCE: In 71 dates, Las Vegas’ total was 329,429 for an average of 4,640, which included three sellouts (April 25, May 13, May 23). The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 32 seasons (1983-2014). The season-high crowd was 10,163 vs. Sacramento on Military Appreciation Night on May 23. The all-time attendance total now stands at 10,644,209.  The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

 

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on Sports 920 (AM) The Game, which will carried live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.comRuss Langer, the nine-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 15th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

 

Season tickets for the 2015 season and mini-plan packages (11, 22 & 36-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

 

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com.

 

 

 

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com

– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

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Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rivals Reno Aces and Fresno Grizzlies From May 31st – June 8th

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THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD
FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVALS
RENO ACES AND FRESNO GRIZZLIES FROM MAY 31 – JUNE 8
KIDS CARNIVAL (SATURDAY, MAY 31)
51s HAT NIGHT/CLUB RIDE NIGHT (FRIDAY, JUNE 6)
51s T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 7)

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open an eight-game homestand on Saturday, May 31 against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m. The four-game series against the Aces will conclude on Tuesday, June 3, at 7:05 p.m. The next scheduled off day for the PCL is Wednesday, June 4. The 51s will then host the Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in a four-game series from Thursday-Sunday, June 5-8.

The 51s, under second-year manager Wally Backman, are concluding a brief four-game road trip in El Paso, Texas against the Chihuahuas, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, on Friday evening in the “new” Southwest University Park (9,000) in downtown El Paso. The 51s have the best record in the 16-team PCL and all of Triple-A Baseball (30 teams) with a 34-19 mark (.642). The “first place” 51s lead second-place Albuquerque (24-28) by 9.5 games in the Pacific Southern Division.

2014 ATTENDANCE: In 28 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 139,161 for an average of 4,970. Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 31 seasons (1983-2013) and the all-time attendance total now stands at 10,453,941. Las Vegas’ season-high crowd, which includes three sellouts, was 10,163 vs. Sacramento on Fireworks/Military Appreciation Night on May 23 at Cashman Field. The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

The series opener on Saturday will feature the Kids Carnival from 4 to 6 p.m. inside the Cashman Convention Hall and the carnival is FREE with a ticket to that night’s game between the 51s-Aces at 7:05 p.m.

Game two of the four-game series on Sunday, June 1 will feature a matinee contest at 12:05 p.m.

“Smith’s Value Menu Monday” will be presented in game three of the series on June 2 at 7:05 p.m. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the sixth straight season. The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Right-handed pitcher Archie Bradley (No. 1) and right-handed pitcher Matt Stites (No. 8).

In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2013: Las Vegas 51s (Las Vegas won series 13-games-to-3)

2014: Las Vegas leads the series 5-games-to-3

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be presented in the opener of the four-game series against Fresno on Thursday, June 5 at 7:05 p.m. Every Thursday home game throughout the 2014 campaign will feature “Dollar Beers.” Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

Game two of the series on Friday, June 6 at 7:05 p.m. will feature 51s Hat Night/Club Ride Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates, on Rape Crisis Center Night.

51s T-Shirt Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates, will then be presented in game three of the series on Saturday, June 7 at 7:05 p.m. on ALS of Nevada Night.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain.

ALS of Nevada Night is dedicated to helping Nevadans afflicted with and affected by ALS to live as full and normal a life as possible. Through equipment loans, ALS specific clinics and home visits staff provide free services to ALS families throughout Nevada.

The finale of the eight-game homestand on Sunday, June 8 will feature a matinee contest at 12:05 p.m.

Fresno’s roster features three of the top 10 prospects in the Giants organization, according to Baseball America: Left-handed pitcher Edwin Escobar (No. 2); right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree (No. 7) and shortstop/second baseman Joe Panik (No. 9).

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on Sports 920 (AM) The Game, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.com. Russ Langer, the nine-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 15th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games (home & away) will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Following the homestand, the 51s will begin a stretch of 16 straight games against the American Conference (June 9-24). Las Vegas will open an eight-game road trip in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Monday June 9 against the Sky Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. The four-game series will conclude on Thursday, June 12. The 51s will then travel to Oklahoma City, Okla., to face the RedHawks, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, in a four-game series from Friday-Monday, June 13-16.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non-game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $10.00 (reserved, $11.00-Day of Game); $13.00 (plaza, $14.00-Day of Game) and $14.00 (field, $15.00-Day of Game) & the blue dugout seats at $25.00. The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” on Thursday, July 3 (all seats are priced at $15.00 for this special event).

Season tickets, mini-plan packages (10 & 10-Game You Pick’em, 20, 33-game plans) and group ticket packages are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com.

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com
– Visit www.MiLB.com – the official site of Minor League Baseball –

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Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rival Reno & Sacramento in 8-Game Homestand (July 22-29)

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51s HOST INTRASTATE RIVAL, THE RENO ACES, AND SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS
IN EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND FROM JULY 22-29
BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (JULY 25)
METS CAP NIGHT/TOYS 4 TOTS NIGHT (FRIDAY, JULY 26)
SUSAN G. KOMEN JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 27)
VALUE MENU MONDAY (JULY 22 & 29)

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, will open an eight-game homestand against intrastate rival, the Reno Aces, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks and defending PCL & Triple-A Champions, on Monday, July 22 at Cashman Field at 7:05 p.m. The Aces-51s are continuing a home-and-home, eight-game series that began on Thursday, July 18 at Aces Ballpark. The series will conclude on Thursday, July 25 with all games at 7:05 p.m. Las Vegas will then host division-rival, the Sacramento River Cats, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A’s, in a four-game series from Friday-Monday, July 26-29.

On Sunday, July 28, the two teams will complete the suspended game from Monday, May 6 in Sacramento, Calif. The game will begin at 5:05 p.m. (in the top of the first inning and Las Vegas will be the visiting team) and the regularly scheduled game will begin 25 minutes after the completion of the suspended contest.

The 51s, under manager Wally Backman, are concluding a brief four-game road trip in Northern Nevada against Reno on Sunday evening. Las Vegas, 51-47, is tied for second place in the Pacific Southern Division, 1.5 games behind the Tucson Padres, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. Three teams in the division are separated by 1.5 games (Tucson, 54-47; Las Vegas, 51-47; Sacramento, 52-48).

2013 ATTENDANCE: In 46 dates, Las Vegas’ total is 229,068 for an average of 4,980. Las Vegas’ season-high crowds, which include four sellouts, are 11,776 against Round Rock on May 10 and 11,522 for the 10th Annual School Day Game against Albuquerque on May 14 at Cashman Field. The Las Vegas franchise has reached the 300,000 plateau in “home” attendance in all 30 seasons (1983-2012) and the all-time attendance total now stands at 10,215,582. The 51s organization have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada.

Value Menu Monday will be presented in the opener and the finale of the homestand at 7:05 p.m. on July 22 & 29. Monday “home” games will feature a “Value Menu” for the fifth straight season. The 51s and Aramark have teamed together for discounted food items on Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pretzels for just $1.00 per item.

Budweiser Dollar Beer Night will be featured in the finale of the home-and-home, eight-game series against the Aces on Thursday. Every Thursday home game throughout the 2013 campaign will feature “Dollar Beers.” Proper identification and wristbands are required for dollar beer night.

In 2009, Las Vegas and Reno developed the Silver State Diamond Challenge and the “Silver Plate Trophy” to add to the excitement to the rivalry for the two PCL teams that represent the state of Nevada. In 2013, Las Vegas leads the 16-game series, seven-games-to-three.

CHAMPION OF THE SILVER STATE DIAMOND CHALLENGE:

2009: Las Vegas 51s (series tied 8-8 and won the “Draw of the Cards” between the two Mayors)

2010: Reno Aces (Reno won series 11-games-to-5)

2011: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

2012: Reno Aces (series tied 8-8, Aces retain trophy)

Reno’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the Diamondbacks organization, according to Baseball America: Third baseman Matt Davidson (No. 4) and shortstop Chris Owings (No. 7).

Mets Cap Night, to the first 2,500 fans through the gates, will be presented in the opener of the four-game series against the River Cats on Friday, July 26 at 7:05 p.m. and the gates will open at 6 p.m.

Toys 4 Tots Night will also be presented and Marines – Las Vegas will be involved with this special event to benefit the Marines Toys 4 Tots charity for Friday’s contest. Fans can bring a new unwrapped toy to the game and the toys will be distributed to over 75 local charities. The “Toys” can be dropped off at the Marines Toys 4 Tots Truck which will be located near the main entrance at Cashman Field or at the “Toys 4 Tots” table located on the concourse level.

Susan G. Komen Jersey Night will be featured in game two of the four-game series on Saturday, July 27 at 7:05 p.m. The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive the “Pink Jerseys” to help honor Susan G. Komen.

Sacramento’s roster features two of the top 10 prospects in the A’s organization, according to Baseball America: Outfielder Michael Choice (No. 2) and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily (No. 6).

The 51s will broadcast all games on Lotus Broadcasting on Sports 920 The Game, which will carry live all 144 regular season games. Also, all games will be available on the 51s website (Major League Baseball Advanced Media, MLBAM) at www.LV51.com. Russ Langer, the eight-time Nevada Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), is in his 14th season behind the microphone calling 51s baseball.

All 51s games will also be broadcast on MiLB.TV via LV51.com.

Following the homestand, Las Vegas will begin a stretch of 16 straight games against the American Conference. The 51s will embark on an eight-game all-Tennessee road trip beginning on Tuesday, July 30 in Nashville against the Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The four-game series will conclude on Friday, August 2. Las Vegas will then travel to Memphis to face the Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, in a four-game series from Saturday-Tuesday, August 3-6.

Tickets for all 51s home games can be purchased at the America First Credit Union Box Office at Cashman Field. The box office is open Monday-Friday (non game days) from Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at selected Smith’s Food & Drug.

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $10.00 (reserved, $11.00-Day of Game); $13.00 (plaza, $14.00-Day of Game) and $14.00 (field, $15.00-Day of Game). The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” that was held on Wednesday, July 3.

Season tickets and mini-plan packages (10 & 10-Game You Pick’em, 20, 33-game plans) are available by calling the 51s office at (702) 798-7825.

Official licensed 51s team merchandise is available on the “Team Shop” section of the website at www.LV51.com .

– Visit the Las Vegas 51s on the Internet at www.lv51.com  –
– Visit www.MiLB.com  – the official site of Minor League Baseball