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Las Vegas 51s down Albuquerque, 9-6 using Texas talent

Brandon Allen went 1-for-3 and scored two runs for Las Vegas.
Brandon Allen went 1-for-3 and scored two runs for Las Vegas.
Darla Tamulitis-La Vita Loca Photography

With the season heading into the home stretch, the Las Vegas 51s took the second game of their current five game series Albuquerque Isotopes by the score of 9-6 in front of 9,301 fans at Cashman Field in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, August 8, 2014

The 51s were represented by three starting players from the Lone Star State, with Houston's Brandon Allen, who played his high school ball at Montgomery (Conroe) High School, going 1-of-3 while scoring two of Las Vegas' nine runs.

Right fielder Andrew Brown, who hails from Dallas, Texas was 2-of-4 with two runs, with fellow Dallasonian Taylor Teagarden going 2-of-4.

The Isotopes got on the board first in the first inning on back to back home runs by center fielder Joc Pederson and catcher Tim Federowicz. Pederson's home run also scored short stop Darwin Barney from second base.

Brown tattooed a 0-1 pitch off starting pitcher Barry Enright, over the left field fence for his 19th home run of the season.

With the dinger, the 51s cut the Isotopes lead to one (3-2).

Albuquerque added another run in the second inning when Federowicz singled, sending Barney home from second base; giving the Isotopes a 4-2 lead.

The 51s evened the score at four-all in the fourth inning when third baseman Josh Satin connected for his eighth home run of the season. The round tripped also scored Allen from first base.

The Isotopes regained the lead with a two-run sixth inning; taking the score to 6-4.

With just six outs remaining, the 51s erupted with a five run inning, jumping out a three run lead to take the hard fought game.

Allen and Teagarden blooped run-scoring singles into the outfield as the number four and seven batters in the game, send runners home on each of their plate appearances.

Brown accounted for two RBI while Teagarden and Allen each added a single RBI.

Las Vegas sent five pitchers to the mound, with right hander Chasen Bradford, pitching one inning in relief, received the win. With the victory, the Nevada native raised his season record to 2-1.

Gonzalez German, pitching one inning in relief as the closer, received his fourth save of the season.

The Las Vegas 51s are currently in first place, as of Wednesday, August 13, with 70-55 record and are currently in the middle of a four game series against Iowa.

Following the Iowa series, they will travel to Omaha for a four game series beginning on Saturday, August 16.

They will return home on August 20 for two four game series against New Orleans and Round Rock.

All Las Vegas' games can be viewed on or listened to on the internet at TurnIn Radio.

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