Nakamura, Ross, Chen and Young Homer in Vegas Win

The Vegas bombers unloaded four home runs in a 15-7 win over Portland and were the only winning team in the system. Columbus gave up 12 runs in the third and lost 14-9 at Savanna and Ogden was thumped 11-6 by Casper. Jacksonville, Vero Beach, Savanna and the Gulf Coast Dodgers were washed out by the hurricane.

PORTLAND, Oregon-- Las Vegas hammered the Portland Beavers 15-7, collecting four home runs and making life easy for winning pitcher Mike Neu. Nori Nakamura (21), Cody Ross (18), Chin-Feng Chen (15) and Delwyn Young (4) all socked shots out of the park. Nakamura led the 22-hit assault with three more hits, including an RBI double. Jason Grabowski, Willy Aybar, Brian Myrow and Mike Nixon each had three hits and combined for five RBI as the 51s scored 14 times in the first five innings. Neu (2-2) collected the win, despite yielding four runs on six hits and five walks in five innings. The 27-year-old right-hander fanned three in his seventh start and 33rd appearance for the 51s.

JACKSONVILLE, Florida-- The Suns-Barons game Friday was postponed because of persisting rain showers and will be made up as part of a doubleheader today. Two seven-inning games are scheduled to be played with Chad Billingsley (11-6, 3.81 ERA) and William Juarez (5-5, 4.15) scheduled to pitch.

JUPITER, Florida-- The Dodgers were rained out.

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Savannah Sand Gnats scored 12 runs in the third inning to down Columbus 14-9 in the completion of a game suspended on Thursday due to a power failure. The regularly scheduled game was postponed due to rain. Columbus center fielder Ryan Carter had three RBI and two hits, while Sergio Pedroza drove in two runs. The Catfish jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning on Thursday. Pedroza drove in a run with a double to make it 1-0, and Carter knocked in a pair with a double to give the Fish a 3-0 lead. The game resumed Friday in the third inning. Savannah scored 12 runs on nine hits in the bottom of the third. Chad Bailey (2-4) allowed 11 runs (six earned). Right-hander Nate Hochgesang (1-0, 3.38 ERA) will start for the Catfish in the first game tonight, while right-hander Steve Nelson (4-3, 5.15 ERA) will be the second-game starter.

OGDEN, Utah-- Raptors starter Marlon Arias allowed 14 baserunners in just three innings of work as the Raptors lost 11-6 to Casper. Arias gave up nine runs on eight hits and four walks. Ogden, led by Jason Mooneyham, had as many hits as Casper, 13. Mooneyham was 3-for-4, just a triple shy of the cycle. The Raptors were also very strong defensively. Shortstop Juan Rivera made a great catch on a line drive in the sixth inning, and catcher Kengshill Pujols was 3-for-3 in throwing out runners trying to steal second. A pair of Utah natives threw well. David Horlacher (St. George) and Matt Gomez de Segura (West Jordan) combined to allow just one hit. The Raptors started strongly, nailing Casper for four runs on five hits in the first inning. Russ Mitchell drove two with a double, but overran second base for the first out. Two batters later, Mooneyham hit his sixth home run of the season -- a solo shot -- to give the Raptors a 4-2 lead. Ogden chipped at the 9-4 lead with runs in the fifth and sixth innings. David Sutherland's double scored Rivera, who reached on a single, in the fifth, and Mooneyham scored on Adam Godwin's sacrifice fly. Cory Wade (2-1, 4.28) is scheduled to get the start today for the Raptors against the Rockies.

VERO BEACH, Florida-- The Gulf Coast Dodgers were rained out.