The Aces concluded their longest homestand of the season (12 games) with a win over El Paso Tuesday morning to capture a 3-1 series victory. Jake Buchanan was dominant, allowing no runs on 5 hits in 7.0 innings of work to earn the win. The Aces offense was led once again by Socrates Brito and Evan Marzilli. Marzilli finished 2-for-4 and Brito launched his second home run of the season.
Reno got into the scoring column in the top of the first inning thanks to a Marzilli triple and Brito RBI. The Aces would score again in both the third and fourth innings. Jake Barrett and Silvino Bracho followed up Buchanan's performance with solid relief appearances. Barrett earned his third hold of the season and Bracho picked up his first save with a one-two-three day. The win brings Reno to a record of 17-23 heading into the off day. The Aces will return to Greater Nevada Field on May 30th against in-state rival Las Vegas. For tickets and more information visit renoaces.com or call 775-334-7089.
Buchanan Lights Out: Jake Buchanan earned his second win of the season when the Aces took the final game of their four-game series between the El Paso Chihuahuas. Buchanan pitched seven scoreless innings, striking out three El Paso batters, and only allowing five hits.
That was quick.: Today's game was played in 2:03 minutes, nine minutes faster than the shortest nine-inning home game in franchise history. On September 5, 2009, the Aces and Fresno Grizzlies completed their game in 2:12 minutes at Aces Ballpark. The shortest nine-inning game ever came in Fresno on May 4, 2016 (1:57).