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Reno rallies late for 6-2 win over Fresno
by Aces News Release
Apr 25, 2011 | 675 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
FRESNO, Calif. — Aces starter Kyler Newby held Fresno to just two runs Monday night, and the Reno offense scored four times over the seventh and eighth innings to capture a 6-2 win over the Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park.

With the game knotted at 2-2 in the seventh, Collin Cowgill hit a bases-loaded double that plated two runs and gave Reno a lead it would not let slip away.

Cowgill recorded his fourth-straight multi-hit effort with a 3-for-4 night at the plate. Wily Mo Peña returned the Aces lineup and extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a two-run double in the third. Cody Ransom doubled, scored, drove in a run and collected a stolen base for Reno.

Newby did not figure into the decision, but scattered two runs on four hits over 5 2-3 innings of work. Daniel Stange (1-0) earned his first win of the season with a scoreless frame before Jordan Norberto and Rafael Rodriguez held Fresno scoreless over the game’s final 2 1-3 innings.

Grizzlies starter Doug Mathis allowed two unearned runs with seven strikeouts over six innings of work. Henry Sosa (2-1) took the loss after coming on in the seventh and surrendering Cowgill’s go-ahead double.

The series finale between the Aces and Grizzlies is set for tonight at Chukchansi Park. Left-hander Zach Kroenke (2-0, 5.09 ERA) gets the nod for Reno, and the Grizzlies will counter with RHP Andrew Kown (2-1, 3.18 ERA). First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. PT and all the action can be heard live in Reno on Fox Sports Radio 630 AM or online at

The Aces return home for a four-game homestand on Thursday night. Tickets can be purchased at the Aces Ballpark Box Office, online at or by phone at (775) 334-7000. A variety of partial season ticket plans as well as prorated full-season tickets are available today. Visit or call (775) 334-4700 for
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