Reno Aces Doubleheader Information: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-9) at Reno Aces (9-11)

Game Notes: 4-30 vs. ALB
Lineups (Game 1): 4-30 vs. Albuquerque – G1, can also be found on www.renoaces.com

Game #21 & 22: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-9) at Reno Aces (9-11)
Pitching Matchup (Game 1): RHP Jordan Lyles (0-0, -.–) vs. RHP Tyler Wagner (0-2, 5.19)
Pitching Matchup (Game 2): RHP Yohan Flande (1-0, 3.29) vs. RHP Kyle Drabek (1-2, 6.60)
First Pitch: 5:05 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

By the Numbers – 1-0: Reno earned its first walk-off win in Thursday’s extra-inning victory, its first walk-off situation this year. The Aces were 5-10 in walk-off situations a year ago.

Hitting Leaders: Reno is batting .293 as a team, which ranks third in the Pacific Coast League. Individually, Jason Bourgeois ranks third with a .396 average (21-for-53), while Mike Freeman stands fifth at .382 (29-for-76) and Peter O’Brien is eighth at .360 (27-for-75). In addition, O’Brien is tied for the circuit lead with seven home runs and ranks second with 19 runs scored and a .693 slugging percentage. He also is third with 52 total bases and fourth with 19 RBI.

Freeman Enjoying Career-Best Streak: Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 16 games on Thursday night with a walk-off triple. He is batting .394 (26-for-66) during the run, with 22 hits as singles (two doubles, two triples). The utilityman has raised his batting average 82 points from .300 to .382 over the course of the streak, which is the longest in Triple-A this season. In addition, Freeman is tied for the PCL and Triple-A lead with 29 hits this year.

What’s the word around Reno?

Greater Nevada Field (@greaternvfield)
#OB and @MikeBFree5 raising awareness for head safety at the Think First event by @NeurosurgeryGRP https://t.co/XiQTi8mv7D

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
ROSTER MOVE: LHP Edwin Escobar claimed (4/29) by @Dbacks off waivers (@RedSox), active for @Aces today.

Kyle Drabek will start the nightcap for Reno. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Kyle Drabek will start the nightcap for Reno. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-9) at Reno Aces (9-11)

Game Notes: 4-29 vs. ALB
Lineups: 4-29 vs. Albuquerque, can also be found on http://www.renoaces.com

Game #21: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-9) at Reno Aces (9-11)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Jordan Lyles (0-0, -.–) vs. RHP Tyler Wagner (0-2, 5.19)
First Pitch: 6:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

By the Numbers – 1-0: Reno earned its first walk-off win in Thursday’s extra-inning victory, its first walk-off situation this year. The Aces were 5-10 in walk-off situations a year ago.

Hitting Leaders: Reno is batting .291 as a team, which ranks third in the Pacific Coast League. Individually, Jason Bourgeois ranks third with a .396 average (21-for-53), while Mike Freeman stands sixth at .382 (29-for-76) and Peter O’Brien is 10th at .360 (27-for-75). In addition, O’Brien is tied for the circuit lead with 19 runs scored, seven home runs and 52 total bases, and stands second with a .693 slugging percentage.

Freeman’s Enjoying Career-Best Streak: Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 16 games on Thursday night with a walk-off triple. He is batting .394 (26-for-66) during the run, with 22 hits as singles (two doubles, two triples). The utilityman has raised his batting average 82 points from .300 to .382 over the course of the streak, which is the longest in Triple-A this season. In addition, Freeman leads the PCL with 29 hits this year.

What’s the word around Reno?

RGJ Sports (@RGJsports)
Murray’s Sunday List: Top 10 to play for Reno Aces https://t.co/RZZld58vW0

David Cochran (@ChiefDave_RFD)
Supporting AHA Heart and Stroke Walk kickoff @RenoAces @greaternvfield @RenoFireDept https://t.co/XBzM3zft48

Tyler Wagner gets the start for the Aces on Friday night. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Tyler Wagner gets the start for the Aces on Friday night. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-8) at Reno Aces (8-11)

Game Notes: 4-28 vs. ALB
Lineups:
4-28 vs. Albuquerque, can also be found on www.renoaces.com

Game #20: Albuquerque Isotopes (12-8) at Reno Aces (8-11)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Matt Flemer (1-0, 4.50) vs. RHP Archie Bradley (2-1, 2.84)
First Pitch: 6:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

Freeman’s Streak Ties Career Best: Mike Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 15 games on Tuesday with two singles. He is batting .410 (25-for-61) during the run, with 22 hits as singles (two doubles, one triple). The utilityman has raised his batting average 94 points from .300 to .394 over the course of the streak. In addition, Freeman has equaled his career-long streak, which he has accomplished three times before (last: 8/2-8/19/2012).

Chasing the Century Mark: Peter O’Brien now has 99 home runs in his Minor League career. His 33 home runs with the Aces ranks fifth in team history.

It’s Nice To See You Again: Reno and Albuquerque are playing their third series of the year. By the time the four-game set wraps up on Sunday, the Aces will have faced the Isotopes 12 times in 23 games, more than half of their contests this season.

What’s the word around Reno?

Ben Ross (@BenRossKOLO)
VIDEO: You’ve probably seen her at the ballpark – the Reno @Aces‘ MVC (Most Valuable Canine) http://www.kolotv.com/content/sports/Princess-of-Reno-Aces-team-dog-gaining-fame-377201041.html … https://t.co/VEImSl0DMw

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
ROSTER MOVE (overnight): RHP Dominic Leone optioned by @Dbacks to @Aces. Made 2 relief appearances for Arizona the past 2 days.

Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks)
#Dbacks recall RHP Jake Barrett from the Triple-A Reno @Aces. Dominic Leone was optioned to Reno following last night’s game.

Archie Bradley looks to improve to 3-1 tonight. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Archie Bradley looks to improve to 3-1 tonight. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Fresno Grizzlies (8-9) at Reno Aces (7-11)

Game Notes: 4-26 vs. FRE
Lineups: 4-26 vs. Fresno, can also be found on www.renoaces.com

Game #19: Fresno Grizzlies (8-9) at Reno Aces (7-11)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Brad Peacock (0-0, 3.21) vs. RHP Braden Shipley (2-1, 5.71)
First Pitch: 11:35 AM PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

Hitting Leaders: Reno is batting .293 as a team, which ranks third in the Pacific Coast League. Individually, Jason Bourgeois leads the circuit with a .426 average (20-for-47), while Mike Freeman ranks fifth at .388 (26-for-67) and Jack Reinheimer is eighth at .360 (27-for-75).

Freeman’s Streak Approaches Career Long: Mike Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 14 games last night with a single. He is batting .404 (23-for-57) during the run, with 20 hits as singles (two doubles, one triple). The utilityman has raised his batting average 88 points from .300 to .388 over the course of the streak. In addition, Freeman now sits one game off his career-long streak of 15 games, which he has accomplished three times (last: 8/2-8/19/2012).

Chasing the Century Mark: Peter O’Brien homered twice on Monday night, and now has 98 home runs in his Minor League career. His 32 home runs with the Aces ranks fifth in team history.

What’s the word around Reno?

Andrew Daugherty (@iudrew24)
Peter O’Brien can hit a baseball. @Aces @RenoAces_PR

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
Peter O’Brien with his first multi-homer game of 2016 and eighth of his career. Kid can crush…98 career @MiLB homers for the 25-year-old.

Peter O'Brien homered twice on Monday night. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Peter O’Brien homered twice on Monday night. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Fresno Grizzlies (7-9) at Reno Aces (7-10)

Game Notes: 4-25 vs. FRE
Lineups: 4-25 vs. Fresno, can also be found on www.renoaces.com
Game #18: Fresno Grizzlies (7-9) at Reno Aces (7-10)
Pitching Matchup: LHP Tommy Shirley (2-0, 0.00) vs. RHP Matt Buschmann (0-1, 1.69)
First Pitch: 6:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

By the Numbers – 0.75: Archie Bradley and Kyle Drabek have combined to allow one earned run in 12.0 innings over the last two games for a starters’ ERA of 0.75. During the 8-game road trip, Reno had a starters’ ERA of 9.35 (36 ER/34.2 IP).

Freeman Hits Lucky 13: Mike Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 13 games yesterday with a single and a double. He is batting .407 (22-for-54) during the run, with 19 hits as singles (two doubles, one triple). The utilityman has raised his batting average 91 points from .300 to .391 over the course of the streak, good for third in the league.

Southpaws: Left-hander Tommy Shirley is scheduled to start for Fresno tonight. The Aces are 1-1 this season against lefty starters. Reno is hitting .338 (49-for-145) this year against lefties, a jump of 57 points over their .281 (128-for-456) clip vs. righties.

What’s the word around Reno?

Arizona Sports (@AZSports)
D-backs Farm Report: Bourgeois, Freeman on fire for @Aces. http://bit.ly/1NLMczQ  https://t.co/YjH6yB17Cg

Nathan Shoup (@Trib_Shoup)
.@Aces Weekly Roundup: Reno comes home after tough first road trip. (@byrnephoto) https://t.co/6gDBcJtU7s https://t.co/3V7qo45zEP

Matt Buschmann will toe the rubber for Reno tonight. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Matt Buschmann will toe the rubber for Reno tonight. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Fresno Grizzlies (7-8) at Reno Aces (6-10)

Game Notes: 4-24 vs. FRE
Lineups: 4-24 vs. Fresno, can also be found on www.renoaces.com

Game #17: Fresno Grizzlies (7-8) at Reno Aces (6-10)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Mike Hauschild (1-1, 2.08) vs. RHP Kyle Drabek (0-2, 11.00)
First Pitch: 1:05 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

By the Numbers – .500: The Aces hit .500 (3-for-6) with runners in scoring position last night. During the previous series in Albuquerque, Reno hit just .189 (10-for-53) with RISP.

Reinheimer Raking: Jack Reinheimer is enjoying a season-long nine-game hitting streak. He stands fourth in the Pacific Coast League with a .397 average (27-for-68) after going 15-for-37 with 3 doubles, 2 triples, 7 RBI, 5 runs scored and 2 walks over his last eight games. The infielder is among PCL leaders in hits (1st), total bases (3rd, 40), extra-base hits (T-4th, 9) and doubles (T-4th, 6).

Freeman Reaches a Dozen: Mike Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 12 games last night with two singles. He is batting .400 (20-for-50) during the run, with 18 hits as singles (one double, one triple). The utilityman has raised his batting average 83 points from .300 to .383 over the course of the streak, good for sixth in the league.

What’s the word around Reno?

Olivia DeGennaro (@OliviaNews4)
My @KRNV buds introduced me to the Reno @Aces for the first time last night. We had a ball! #Aceball #firsttime https://t.co/6Oahmojed6

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
He simply rakes. @MikeBFree5 lines a single to center for his second knock and seventh multi-hit game of the season. Now batting .383.

Jack Reinheimer has a nine-game hitting streak. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Jack Reinheimer has a nine-game hitting streak. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Fresno Grizzlies (7-7) at Reno Aces (5-10)

Game Notes: 4-23 vs. FRE

Lineups: 4-23 vs. Fresno, can also be found on www.renoaces.com

Game #16: Fresno Grizzlies (7-7) at Reno Aces (5-10)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Brady Rodgers (0-1, 2.45) vs. RHP Archie Bradley (1-1, 4.05)
First Pitch: 6:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

By the Numbers – 41: The Aces left 41 runners on base during the four-game series at Albuquerque. By comparison, Reno stranded 24 runners when they split the first series of the road trip at El Paso.

For Hitters, the Road Was Smooth: The Aces hit .311 (93-for-299) during the eight-game road trip that finished on Friday night, averaging 5.3 runs per game. By comparison, Reno hit .256 (60-for-234) at home during the season’s first seven games and averaged 4.1 runs per game for differences of 55 points and 1.2 runs.

For Pitchers, There’s No Place Like Home: Reno’s pitching staff will likely be glad to be back at home after posting a 7.64 ERA on the road trip. During the first homestand, the Aces recorded a 3.29 ERA for a difference of 4.35 runs per game.

What’s the word around Reno?

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
ROSTER MOVES: RHP Enrique Burgos recalled by Arizona. RHP Silvino Bracho optioned by Arizona, active for Reno @Aces.

Samantha Hicks (@SamanthaHicks_)
See you tonight fans! https://t.co/8sFknCjMzP

Silvino Bracho was optioned to Reno by Arizona on Saturday afternoon. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Silvino Bracho was optioned to Reno by Arizona on Saturday afternoon. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Reno Aces (5-9) at Albuquerque Isotopes (9-6)

Game Notes: 4-22 @ ALB

Game #15: Reno Aces (5-9) at Albuquerque Isotopes (9-6)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Edgar Garcia (1-1, 5.56) vs. RHP Eddie Butler (1-0, 4.50)
First Pitch: 6:05 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

Twice as Nice: Tuffy Gosewisch hit two solo home runs off southpaw Ryan Carpenter in last night’s 6-5 loss. In his 12-year playing career, the 32-year-old had hit two home runs in a game just two times prior to last night’s showing, the last coming on April 27, 2011 at Double-A Erie while playing for Reading. This also marked the first multi-homer game by an Aces player since Peter O’Brien homered twice against Nashville on August 26 of last year at Greater Nevada Field.

J-Boosh: After an 0-for-6 start to the season, 17th-year outfielder Jason Bourgeois is batting .464 (13-for-28) over his last 10 games since April 11. During the span, he has totaled 2 doubles, 1 triple, 5 runs scored, 4 RBI and 2 stolen bases.

Freeman Feeling It: Mike Freeman extended his team-high hitting streak to 10 games last night with a pinch-hit bunt single in the seventh inning. He is batting .390 (16-for-41) during the run, with 15 hits as singles (one triple). The utilityman has raised his batting average 73 points from .300 to .373 over the course of the streak, good for seventh in the league.

What’s the word around Reno?

Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks)
A.J. Pollock is using his rehab time to give back to the community: http://atmlb.com/1qGFDZX  #DbacksGiveBack

Tyler Wagner (@_TylerWagner_)
#FirstMLBwin #SlapHands

Chris Murray (@MurrayRGJ)
Sunday List: 10 best opposing players to play at Greater Nevada Field (aka Aces Ballpark): http://on.rgj.com/1XN8JSw 

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Aces catcher Tuffy Gosewisch hit two home runs in last night’s loss, marking the third multi-homer game of his career and first since April 27, 2011. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Reno Aces (5-8) at Albuquerque Isotopes (8-6)

Game Notes: 4-21 @ ALB

Game #14: Reno Aces (5-8) at Albuquerque Isotopes (8-6)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Braden Shipley (2-0, 3.97) vs. LHP Ryan Carpenter (0-1, 4.91)
First Pitch: 5:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

Control Freaks: Braden Shipley and Edgar Garcia are scheduled to start the final two games of the road trip for Reno. The two right-handers are tied for third in the PCL with a ratio of 0.79 walks per 9.0 innings pitched. Each pitcher has walked one batter in 11.1 innings this year.

O’Brien Comfortable on the Road: Peter O’Brien had two hits last night, including his second home run of the year. The outfielder is batting .391 (9-for-23) on the road trip, nearly 100 points higher than the .292 (7-for-24) mark he turned in during the Aces’ season-opening homestand.

Southpaws: Left-hander Ryan Carpenter is scheduled to start for Albuquerque tonight. The Aces are hitting .312 (29-for-93) this year against lefties, a jump of 45 points over their .267 (97-for-363) clip vs. righties.

What’s the word around Reno?

Aces Communications (@RenoAces_PR)
Consecutive 3-hit games for @MikeBFree5 whose average is up to .367. He’s riding a 9-game hitting streak.

Jim Seimas (@AiringItOut)
@ABQTopes pitcher Shane Carle allowed 7 hits in 6 shutout innings vs. the Reno @Aces tonight #scscore

Nick Piecoro (@NickPiecoro)
Daniel Hudson talked about his involvement in @JeffPassan‘s excellent new book, The Arm, which everyone should read. https://t.co/C4m45XOzH0

OF Peter O'Brien is batting .391 on the road, as compared to a .292 average in Reno. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

OF Peter O’Brien is batting .391 on the road, as compared to a .292 average in Reno. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

Reno Aces Game Information: Reno Aces (5-7) at Albuquerque Isotopes (7-6)

Game Notes: 4-20 @ ALB

Game #13: Reno Aces (5-7) at Albuquerque Isotopes (7-6)
Pitching Matchup: RHP Matt Buschmann (0-0, -.–) vs. RHP Shane Carle (1-1, 13.50)
First Pitch: 5:35 PT
Radio: KPLY 630 AM
TV: MiLB TV

From the Notes

Buschmann’s Journey: Aces right-hander Matt Buschmann had a long journey to the Majors to say the least. Following his professional debut back on June 21, 2006 with the Eugene Emeralds, the 32-year-old made stops at Lake Elsinore, San Antonio, Portland, Tucson, Durham, Montgomery, Sacramento, Stockton, Louisville and Norfolk before finally getting the call to Arizona, just hours after Reno’s season-opening 8-0 win over the Chihuahuas at Greater Nevada Field. After 1,326.2 Minor League innings across 10 seasons, the former Vanderbilt Commodore showed his worth for the D-backs. In three relief appearances, he allowed just one earned run on two hits over 4.1 innings. With his wife (ESPN anchor Sara Walsh) in attendance, he debuted on April 10 against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field, against whom he worked a scoreless inning. His first Major League strikeout came in the second inning against San Diego’s Wil Myers on April 16 at Petco Park. The only run he allowed came on a solo home run by Padres OF Matt Kemp in the ensuing inning.

Three-Peat: Aces starters have lasted exactly three innings each of the last three games. Adam Loewen, the Aces’ swingman, lasted three innings on Sunday afternoon in El Paso. Nick Baker threw three innings in Monday’s 14-4 loss to El Paso before Kyle Drabek could only get through three frames in last night’s 9-5 loss.

Table Setter: Mike Freeman has an eight-game hitting streak dating back to April 12. He is batting .343 (12-for-35), with 11 hits as singles (one triple). Last night marked the first time he has hit leadoff this season.

What’s the word around Reno?

Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks)
How can you say/bobble no to this guy? Get your A.J. Pollock Bobblehead Saturday: http://atmlb.com/1rgnCTo 

Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB)
#Dbacks left-handed Robbie Ray had all his pitches working Tuesday night. http://atmlb.com/1ritqf9 

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INF Mike Freeman has hit .343 (12-for-35) during his current eight-game hitting streak. (David Calvert/Reno Aces)

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