Las Vegas 51s
Mets second baseman Jordany Valdespin who’s been on assignment with the Las Vegas 51’s for the last month, is one of twelve players to receive a 50 game suspension for his role in the Biogensis of America scandal.
51s second baseman Jordany Valdespin has been named the Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week.
Las Vegas 51′s 1st baseman Ike Davis has been named the Player for the Week in the Pacific Coast League for the week of June 17th – June 23rd.
Former Las Vegas 51 and New York Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler threw six shutout innings in his Major League debut.
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A bill passed in the State Legislature that will ban sports betting kiosks in bars, taverns, and other establishments holding a restricted gaming license.
The Las Vegas 51s began the season, its first as the New York Mets Triple-A affiliate, with a 10-5 win in Sacramento.
The Las Vegas 51′s will open the 2013 season on Thursday night in Sacramento. It will mark the first game of the New York Mets era.
The Las Vegas 51s announced Thursday the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association has named play-by-play broadcaster Russ Langer the 2012 Nevada Sportscaster of the Year.
The Las Vegas 51’s , in conjunction with the Mets Media Relations Department, announced that that Wally Backman will return as manager for the Mets Triple-A affiliate for the 2013 season.
The Las Vegas 51′s will continue to play at Cashman Field for another decade.