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Game Notes vs. Salt Lake

August 24, 2019 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Reno Aces News Release

It's Wizarding World at Greater Nevada Field. The Aces will look for some magic with righty Riley Smith taking the ball for manager Chris Cron. Smith enters the contest with a 2-1 record and 6.37 ERA over 53.2 innings pitched for the Biggest Little City. He threw his team-leading fifth quality start of the season in his last outing against Las Vegas on August 19. He went six innings scattering two runs on four hits while striking out four. Salt Lake will send righty Jason Alexander to the hill who's seeking his second win of the year for the Bees. He's been hit hard so far this year coming into the game with a 1-5 record and 9.69 ERA over 39 innings pitched. He allowed four earned runs in five innings in a loss to El Paso on August 18 in his last start.

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Game Highlight: Kids Run the Bases

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Notes:

Theme Night Wins:

After yesterday's win on Wolf Pack Night, the Aces are now 6-2 in theme night games this season. Country Fest - Win (6-3 vs. Tacoma), Star Wars - Win (5-3 vs. Memphis), Archie's Super B-Day - Win (1-0 vs. Albuquerque), Margaritaville - Loss (5-1 vs. Sacramento), 90s Night - Loss (3-2 vs. Fresno), Military Night - Win (13-7 vs. Omaha), Firefighter - Win (13-10 vs. Sacramento), Wolf Pack Night - Win (7-5 vs. Salt Lake). Reno will play their last theme night game of the season tonight for Wizarding World against the Bees.

20 Homer Club: Andy Young launched his 18th homer of the year last night in an Aces uniform, a three-run blast to center. He's just two home runs away from 20 on the season. The Aces already have three players with at least 20 big flies on the year. Kevin Cron has 38, Wyatt Mathisen has 23, and Yasmany Tomas has 29. Domingo Leyba also has 18 homers on the year and could join the club shortly. The Oklahoma City Dodgers have five players this season with at least 20 homers, the most in the Pacific Coast League. The most players with 20 homers in a season for Reno was three; happening in 2016 (Jensen -30, O'Brien - 24, Haniger - 20) and 2017 (Walker - 32, Arcia - 24, Borenstein - 24).

Roster Moves: The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled outfielder Tim Locastro from Triple-A Reno prior to tonight's game after placing David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with right AC joint inflammation. Ben DeLuzio was transferred to Double-A Jackson. Abraham Almonte was activated from the temporary inactive list. Outfielder Max Murphy was called up from Double-A Jackson. Murphy has played in one game so far this season for Reno coming on July 31 against the Iowa Cubs. In that game he went 2-for-4 with a solo home run.


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