The Reno Aces forgot to bring their gloves to Aces Ballpark on Monday night.
The Aces committed four errors in a 9-5 loss to Las Vegas to fall to 8-17 on the season. Las Vegas, now the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the top of the sixth inning thanks to a five-run fourth.
A pair of errors by Aces third baseman Matt Davidson led to a Las Vegas run in the second off Aces starter Tyler Skaggs. Aces shortstop Taylor Harbin and catcher Tuffy Gosewisch made the other two Aces errors in Las Vegas’ five-run fourth inning.
Skaggs retired the first five Las Vegas hitters but was then touched for seven runs on nine hits before leaving the game with two outs in the fifth. Skaggs also walked three.
Kirk Nieuwenheis tripled and scored on a single by Wilmer Flores for a 2-0 Las Vegas lead in the third inning. Andrew Brown had the big hit in the fourth, a two-run double.
Chris Owings doubled and scored on a wild pitch for the Aces’ first run in the sixth inning and Kila Ka’aihue walked with the bases loaded for the Aces’ second run in the seventh. Tyler Bortnick doubled home two runs and Owings doubled home one in a three-run eighth inning.
The four-game Pacific Coast League series continues Tuesday morning (11:30 a.m.).