Tacoma Rallies for 4-2 Victory Over Aviators

Tacoma Rallies for 4-2 Victory Over Aviators

Despite loss, Las Vegas maintains two-game division lead over El Paso with three to play Roster upheaval is as much a part of Triple-A baseball as strikeouts, home runs and cheap hot dogs, especially late in the season when the needs of the major-league club fighting for a postseason berth supersede those of their top affiliate. Still, no Triple-A team – particularly one in the midst of its own playoff race – expects to lose three players in the span of three days who combined for 382 hits, 72 home runs and 248 RBI over the season’s first 130-plus games. Yet that’s what happened to the Aviators this week when the Oakland A’s promoted infielders Seth Brown (.298 batting average, 37 homers, 104 RBI) and Sheldon Neuse (.317, 27 HRs, 102 RBI) to the big leagues. And to make room on the 40-man roster for Brown, Nick Martini (.328, […]

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