Aces Release


In the finale between the Salt Lake Bees and Reno Aces, the Aces won by the score of 8-1. The Aces scored eight runs on 12 hits and Yasmany Tomas finished 2-for-4 with 4 RBI. The Aces were led offensively by 2018 Pacific Coast League All-Star Socrates Brito who hit a home run and had two RBI. Starting pitcher Austin Mason went 2.0 innings allowing no runs on two hits in his Triple-A debut. The win improves the Aces to a record of 37-43 on the season, 10.5 games back of first place Fresno Grizzlies.

It only took three batters for the Aces to jump out to the early lead in tonight's game. Socrates Brito homered to right field to give Reno the 1-0 lead. Austin Mason and Neftali Feliz kept the Salt Lake bats at bay until the top of the fifth when Matt Thaiss tied the ball game 1-1 with a home run. The Aces would take the lead right back in the bottom of the inning when Tomas hit an RBI double to the left-field corner scoring Cesar Puello. Ildemaro Vargas would tack on one more run with an RBI single extending the Reno lead to 3-1. The Aces bullpen of Feliz, Jake Barrett, and Silvino Bracho pitched seven solid innings, striking out eight and only allowing one run. A five-run eighth inning led by Tomas's three-run RBI double allowed the Aces to cruise to an 8-1 victory.    

Top Performers - Reno

Socrates Brito (1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI)

Yasmany Tomas (2-for-4, 4 RBI)

Juniel Querecuto (2-for-4)

Top Performers - Salt Lake

Matt Thaiss (3-for-5)

Ben Revere (1-for-4)

Jose Fernandez (1-for-5)


Notes & Information

June BOOM:  Cesar Puello had an outfield assist tonight when he threw out Francisco Arcia at third base to end the fourth inning. Puello leads the team this season with four outfield assists, his last coming on May 25th in Salt Lake when he recorded two. After tonight's game, Reno has a total of eleven outfield assists on the season.

Mr. DH: Yasmany Tomas went 2-for-4 tonight with 4 RBI and a 3-run double. This season, Tomas is 26-for-80 (.325) with 14 runs scored, 3 home runs and 18 RBI when starting as the DH.